Men’s soccer enters playoffs
The Lancers Men’s Soccer team secured a home playoff game after splitting their last two games on the weekend and finishing with a 7-6-3 record.
Saturday, the Lancers lost 1-0 to McMaster, and Sunday won 4-2 over Brock. In what was their final regular season game, the Lancers took a 3-0 lead in the first half with goals from Mike Pio, Mike Watson and Cristian Mayorga.
Brett Holmberg scored a fourth goal for Windsor before Brock replied with two goals late in the game. Windsor will host Guelph Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the first round of the OUA playoffs.
Lost weekend for volleyball
The Lancers Women’s Volleyball team took two losses in its season opening weekend at the St. Denis Centre.
After winning their first two sets, the Lancers faltered in the following three contests for a 3-2 loss against Brock in Sunday’s game. Set scores were 18-25, 16-25, 25-21, 25-18 and 15-11.
Kaila Seguin recorded 16.5 points with 11 kills and an ace. Brianna Balzer had 11 kills and Shannon Dean added 10 kills and nine digs for Windsor.
In Saturday’s opener, Windsor fell 3-0 to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in sets of 25-19, 25-16 and 25-13. Marissa Thomson, Roshanna Matthews and Seguin all had six kills for the Lancers. Balzer recored five kills and Jessica Shepley had 23 set assists.
The Lancers host the Guelph Gryphons Saturday at St. Denis Centre at 7 p.m.
Hockey splits weekend
The Lancers Women’s Hockey team split a weekend on the road, losing 5-4 to Toronto Saturday and winning 4-2 over Ryerson Sunday.
Saturday, Alyssa Baldin opened scoring at 7:45 in the first period and Bree Poici added Windsor’s second less than a minute later. Jillian Rops scored Windsor’s third goal at 15:40 in response to two Toronto goals, wrapping up the period with Windsor in the lead 3-2.
Toronto scored three in a row—goals three and four in the second period and goal five in the first half of the third period. Ally Strickland replied with Windsor’s final goal during a power play at the 14:34 mark.
Karlyle Robinson took the loss in net with 22 saves.
Windsor rebounded Sunday with it’s victory over Ryerson. Poici scored the lone first period goal. Baldin and Strickland scored goals in response to two Ryerson ones earlier in the second period.
Strickland’s goal, the winner, was shorthanded. Candice Chevalier scored Windsor’s last goal at the end of the third period. Robinson had 25 saves in the win for Windsor, which hosts UOIT Saturday and York Sunday. Both games are at South Windsor Arena at 4:10 p.m.