Lancers Drop To 0-3

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Krystin Lawrence scored in the 2nd period against Toronto to put Windsor up 4-3. The Blues eventurally forced overtime and then notched the winner early in the extra period to win 6-5.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Header-image-Shalapata-2By Ian Shalapata

(WINDSOR, ON) – The Toronto Varsity Blues came from behind to snatch an overtime victory from the Windsor Lancers during OUA women’s hockey Saturday afternoon at South Windsor Arena. The Blues move to 5-0 while Windsor’s record drops to 0-3.

Shawna Lesperance opened the scoring at 2:51 of the 1st period for Windsor, but Toronto evened the score a minute and a half later on the power play.

The Blues took a short-lived lead early in the 2nd, before Larissa Borowiec drew Windsor even and Erinn Noseworthy put them up again. After the visitors knotted the game for the third time, Krystin Lawrence staked Windsor to a 4-3 lead by the end of the period.

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Larissa Borowiec tied the game for Windsor after the home team fell behind 2-1 in the 2nd period against Toronto.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Taylor Conte put Windsor up by two in the final frame, but a 4th Toronto goal followed by an equalizer, again on the power play, forced the game into overtime. Autumn Garnham then scored 28 second into the extra stanza to seal the win.

Marissa Kozovski made 31 saves in net for the Blue and Gold.

Windsor will head north this weekend for a pair of games against the Nipissing Lakers and Laurentian Voyageurs.

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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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