Windsor Takes Two

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Caitlyn Longmuir was a perfect 4-for-4 from beyond the arc for Windsor as they played host to the York Lions on Breast Cancer Awareness Day at the University of Windsor.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Header-image-Shalapata-2By Ian Shalapata

(WINDSOR, ON) – The women’s basketball team continued on their winning ways with a pair of victories over the weekend to improve their record to 13-1. The Lancers have a single home game remaining amongst the final six contests of the regular season.

First up Friday were the Queen’s Golden Gales. The visitors challenged Windsor throughout the match falling off the pace by 9 in the final quarter.

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Cheyanne Roger dropped 14 points to lead Windsor over York at St Denis Fieldhouse.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Queen’s jumped to a surprising 24-20 lead after 10 minutes, but the Lancers wiped deficit as both teams went to the dressing room tied at 37. The Gales rebounded again led at the end of the 3rd quarter, but the single point wasn’t enough cushion as the Lancers dug down for the win.

Korissa Williams led Windsor with 20 points and scored an unusual double-double by adding 11 assists. The guard also pulled down 8 boards in the win.

Jocelyn LaRocque contributed 18 points on 7-for-15 shooting while Andrea Kiss put up 17. Courtney VandeBovencamp added 12 points and 6 rebounds coming off the bench for Windsor.

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Korissa Williams scored an usual double-double vs Queen’s on Friday night when she put up 20 points and added 11 assists.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

On Saturday, the Lancers recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Day, and the outcome against the York Lions was never in doubt. Head coach Chantal Vallée was able to get all the substitutes ample floor time in the 82-43 win.

Cheyanne Roger was the high scorer for Windsor with 14 points while Kristine Lalonde was right behind with 13. Caitlyn Longmuir provided 12 points off the bench for the Lancers and Williams chipped in 11 on the night.

Windsor was an impressive 62.5% from outside as Longmuir dropped 4-for-4 from downtown.

The Lancers are now on the road for their next four games, starting with Laurentian Voyageurs on February 6. They’ll return to St Denis Fieldhouse for the second last match of the regular season on February 18 when they face the Waterloo Warriors at 6:00 pm.


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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