The University of Windsor will be well-represented on Team Canada when the 2016 Olympics open Friday in Rio de Janeiro, and fans won’t have long to wait to see Lancer alumnae in action.
Point guard Miah-Marie Langlois (BComm 2014) and the women’s basketball team will take to the court against China in the preliminary round at 1:15 p.m. Saturday, August 6. Canada will go on to play four more times against opponents in Group B:
- Serbia, 1:15 p.m. August 8
- Senegal, 4:45 p.m. August 10
- United States, 2:30 p.m. August 12
- Spain, 4:45 p.m. August 14
Track athletes will begin their qualifying heats the following week. Noelle Montcalm (BScN 2012) will compete in the 400m hurdles on August 15, starting at 8:30 p.m. Melissa Bishop (BHK 2010, B.Ed 2011) will compete in the 800m event August 17 starting at 9:45 a.m.