Guy Schultz led the Mustang cross-country charge winning the men's division of the Western International cross-country meet this weekend. Schultz finished the 10-kilometre race in a time of 32:17 just shy of the course record 31:37. The top female Mustang was Kristina Farr, who finished in 22nd place. Overall, the men finished in third place behind Windsor and Colgate, while the women finished fifth.
Saturday, the Mustang men beat McMaster 23-8 giving them a 3-0 record. Honourable mentions go to Ed Gartner, Adam Murphy, Oren Smith and Simon Rodgers. The women's team, however, is off to a slower start, losing 19-10 to Guelph. Western trys were scored by Mandy Batte and Lesley Dewsnap.
Western took control of Toronto's Centre Island this weekend as the Mustang rowers won the points trophy at the season's opening meet. Both heavyweight teams were victorious with the women winning four races and the eight men's crew winning over rival McGill.
Sunday proved to be rewarding for Western, with a split in their weekend action. The Mustangs tied York in their first game at 1-1 with the lone goal scored by Tammy Pereira. In the second game of the doubleheader, the Mustangs beat division rival Waterloo 2-1, in what head coach Leanne Dietrich said was a huge boost for the team. Mustang goals were scored by Fiona Hawes and Danielle Clark.
The Mustang women's team faired better than the men this weekend in splitting their games with opponents Wilfred Laurier and McGill. The Mustangs beat Laurier 6-1 but lost to McGill 6-1.