Lancers Skewer Gryphons

Windsor Lancers women's basketball Williams

With determined effort, Korissa Williams led all players with 21 points against Guelph on 8 November 2014, at St Denis Fieldhouse.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

By Ian Shalapata

(WINDSOR, ON) – The celebration of the 2013-14 women’s basketball season came to a close Saturday evening with the distribution of championship rings to the players and the raising of the CIS banner along side the previous title markers. The Lancers followed up the festivities with a dominating performance over the Guelph Gryphons (1-1) by a score of 76-53, to extend their winning streak to 2 games.

Windsor Lancers women's basketball Valee

Lancers head coach Chantal Valee shows off the new bling that comes with winning a fourth national championship in a row.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Korissa Williams, the 5th year guard out of General Amherst, led all shooters with 21 points in 37 minutes on the floor. She also added 6 rebounds and dished off 5 times.

Windsor also got strong performances from Jocelyn LaRocque with 17 points and Cheyanne Roger with 10. The Lancers were dangerous from beyond the arc, hitting 1 in every 3 attempts, including 4 from LaRocque herself.

Defensively, Windsor forced 18 turnovers that resulted in 17 points, and the women pulled down 27 boards, in their end of the court, keeping Guelph to just 4 second chance points.

The 2-0 Lancers are nationally ranked number 1 in the CIS. They lead the OUA west, one game ahead of Laurier (1-1).

Windsor Lancers women's basketball LaRocque

Jocelyn LaRocque steps around Guelph’s Megan Brenkel just off the key. LaRocque hit for 17 points to help Windsor to a 2-0 record.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

The ladies will join the men on the road to Toronto to face the Varsity Blues (1-1) and the Ryserson Rams (2-0) on November 14 and 15 respectively. They will then head to Lakehead (2-0) before returning home for their next game at St Denis Fieldhouse against Brock on November 28. Tipoff is at 6:00 pm.

Windsor Lancers women's basketball Roger

Cheyanne Roger fights off Vanessa Rampa as Barb Inrig-Pieterse eyes up the ball deep in the Guelph zone. The Windsor forward went 5 for 7 from the floor and added 5 rebounds in the Lancer win.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.


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Ian Shalapata
Ian writes for and provides imagery to Square Media Group as well as accepting freelance photographic assignments. In addition, he has contributed to media organizations, sporting groups, and individuals across North America including the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Chatham-Kent Sports Network, the Golf Association of Michigan, League 1 Ontario, as well as numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. Email Ian Shalapata