Jessica Clemencon

Windsor tops Carleton to claim provincial championship in women’s basketball

The Lancer women’s basketball team is back on top, winning its fourth Ontario University Athletics title in five years after downing the Carleton Ravens 56-51 at the St. Denis Centre on Saturday.

Jessica Clemençon’s 18 points led Windsor; Miah-Marie Langlois notched 14 points and 10 rebounds for the only double-double of the contest. Carleton’s Elizabeth Roach topped all scorers with 22 points.

Lancers looking to regain Ontario bragging rights in women’s basketball

After being denied their fourth consecutive Ontario University Athletics women’s basketball championship a year ago, the Windsor Lancers had something to prove to their provincial rivals this season.

Led by the all-star trio of Jessica Clemençon, Miah-Marie Langlois and Korissa Williams, the Lancers finished the regular season with an unblemished 21-0 record and breezed through a pair of playoff matchups.

Women’s basketball team carrying Lancer banner

Women’s basketball is the only Lancer team still in the playoff hunt, after a 73-51 victory Saturday over the McMaster Marauders earned it the right to host the Ontario University Athletic championship this weekend, as well as a berth in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport title tournament in Regina, March 15 to 17.

It will be Windsor’s fifth straight trip to the national final eight. The squad has won the Bronze Baby trophy the past two years.

Conference championship next hurdle in women’s basketball quest to three-peat

The Lancer women’s basketball team, ranked number one in Canadian Interuniversity Sport, will face its second post-season test at home Saturday, March 2, when it hosts the McMaster Marauders in the west conference final.

The winner will earn a berth in the Bronze Baby national championship tournament, which Windsor has won the last two seasons.

Saturday’s game starts at 7 p.m. in the St. Denis Centre. Tickets are $10, with a special youth, students and seniors admission of $8.

Lancers win local sports plaudits

Lancers took home more than half the hardware April 19, earning 12 of 23 Windsor-Essex County Sports Person of the Year (WESPY) Awards recognizing local athletes for their contributions to sports. The awards were based on accomplishments during the 2011 calendar year.

Jessica Clemençon brought home the evening’s top award as the female athlete of the year after a tremendous 2010/11 season in which she was named Canadian Interuniversity Sport female athlete of the year and helped lead Lancer women’s basketball to its first CIS championship.

Lancer women advance to basketball title final

The Lancer women’s basketball team will defend its Canadian Interuniversity Sport title Monday, playing the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds for the Bronze Baby trophy.

Windsor advanced with an 81-71 win Sunday over the host Calgary Dinos. The Lancers’ 48-point margin of victory in a 94-46 drubbing of Acadia on Saturday to open the Final 8 was the second-most lopsided game in the tournament’s history.

Conciliation sessions with WUFA begin today

As previously reported in DailyNews, conciliation talks between the University and the Windsor University Faculty Association continue in expectation that a successful collective agreement will be reached.

Conciliation sessions are scheduled for September 12, 14, 19, 22 and 23.