(ST CATHARINES, ON) – The Lancers took to the court at Brock on Saturday and came away with a well earned win over the Badgers 67-63. A late surge in the 4th quarter helped to secure the victory and 1st place in the OUA West with a 5-3 record.
Brock moved in front early in the opening frame and held a 6-point lead with 5 minutes remaining. Eight of Windsor’s next 9 points were earned from the penalty stripe as the Lancers took Brock to task and ended the quarter tied at 12 apiece.
The women then went to work from the floor as Andrea Kiss and Caitlyn Longmuir connected from downtown, Cheyanne Roger and Tyra Blizzard battled in the paint, and Orian Amsalem dropped 6 points. Finishing up with two jumpers from Emily Prevost and Windsor led at half time 34-30.
The Lancers started the 2nd half up by four and closed out the quarter ahead by the same number as both teams put back 19 point each. The 4th quarter was all Carly Steer when the point guard accounted for the first 13 points for the Lancers on the strength of four treys and a free throw. Windsor received 2 points each from Prevost, Longmuir, and Roger from the line to earn the win
Roger registered a game-high 19 points followed closely by Steer with 17. Additionally, Kiss was a beast on the glass with 15 defensive boards. Amsalem rounded out the double-digit scoring with 10.
Windsor will head to Guelph this Friday but return to the friendly confines of St Denis the following night when they host Algoma at 6:00pm.