Lancer Women Spilt Weekend Matches

Becca Fuerth (6) scored against the Warriors during Windsor's 2-0 win on 11 September 2015.,Br>Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Becca Fuerth (6) scored against the Warriors during Windsor’s 2-0 win on 11 September 2015.,Br>Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Header-image-Shalapata-2By Ian Shalapata

(WINDSOR, ON) – Krystin Lawrence made 5 saves to earn a 2-0 shutout for the Lancers in their soccer match against Waterloo on Friday evening at Alumni Field. Starters Becca Fuerth and Patten Stephens ensured the victory for the women.

The two sides played to a nil-nil draw after 45 minutes with the Warriors holding the edge in the early going. Shots by Kaitlyn Unger and Shannon Brett were for naught and Lawrence was called upon to make two saves in the final minutes of the half to maintain the tie.

Cassie Chretien is stopped just short of the goal during the Waterloo Warriors at Windsor Lancers OUA soccer match at Alumni Stadium in Windsor on 11 September 2015.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Cassie Chretien is stopped just short of the goal during the Waterloo Warriors at Windsor Lancers OUA soccer match at Alumni Stadium in Windsor on 11 September 2015.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Stephens hit the back of the net in the 51st minute for her first OUA goal and to put Windsor on top. That effort was followed up nine minutes later by Fuerth, extending the lead to two, and providing the cushion for victory.

Fuerth had another chance a few minutes later and Courtney Fleming’s attempt was blocked.

Both squads traded chances with Lawrence and Waterloo’s Krystyna Brudnicki being equal to the task. A final try by Melanie Mitchell for the Warriors was blocked and the referee called time.

Laura Lecce (17) finds herself in traffic against Waterloo at Alumni Stadium on 11 September 2015.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Laura Lecce (17) finds herself in traffic against Waterloo at Alumni Stadium on 11 September 2015.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

On Sunday, Windsor played host to Laurier, but were unable to continue the momentum. The Lancers gave up three to the Golden Hawks while replying just twice.

Windsor drops to 2-4 on the season, and sixth on the OUA West Division ladder. They will now welcome Algoma to Alumni Field for two matches on September 19 and 20. Game time is 1:00 pm each day.

Brittany Gill (26) during the Waterloo Warriors at Windsor Lancers OUA soccer match at Alumni Stadium in Windsor on 11 September 2015.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Brittany Gill (26) during the Waterloo Warriors at Windsor Lancers OUA soccer match at Alumni Stadium in Windsor on 11 September 2015.
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
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