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Alyssa Baldin

Awards banquet recognizes achievements of student-athletes

Even as she prepares to graduate, Meaghan Pototschnik says Windsor will always be her home.

“I will always be proud to say I am a Lancer,” the fourth-year nursing student said Wednesday as she accepted the DeMarco Award as the top female combining academic and athletic achievement during the annual Evening of Excellence at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts.

The golfer won a second straight provincial individual title while earning A-level grades. Massimo Megna, co-captain of the Lancer men’s soccer team, won the men’s DeMarco Award.

Women hockey players named to OUA all-star teams

Ontario University Athletics honoured Lancer women’s hockey players Alyssa Baldin and Natalie Barrette last week, naming them among the league’s all-stars.

Baldin, a forward and Windsor’s captain, was named a first team all-star. Her 15 goals ranked second in the province, and her 28 points put her fifth in that category.

Barrette was named to the all-rookie team as a defender after a freshmen campaign that saw her finish as a top-20 scorer at that position.

Lancers step up to the plate to encourage healthy eating

What’s blue and gold and encourages UWindsor students to eat healthy during exams? Lancer varsity athletes!

When nutritionist Chris Wellington wanted to promote healthy diet choices on video screens at Food Services outlets across campus, she knew just where to turn.

“What sends a better message about eating right than images of our Lancers?” she asked. “They are the embodiment of the healthy balance we hope all our students will strive for.”