Volume 92, Issue 22
Wednesday, October 14, 1998
in living colour
Western took the silver medal this weekend at the Oktoberfest Invitational in Waterloo falling to Université du Québec at Trois-Riviéres 9-3 in the final.
In previous games, Western defeated Guelph 5-3 and Waterloo 4-2. Mustangs named to the exhibition tournament's all-star squad were Cam Law and Rob Schweyer.
In Winnipeg, Western finished in sixth place at the Mizuno Cup. Their final game was a 3-1 set loss to Alberta (9-15, 15-7, 15-9, 15-11).
The winner of the tournament was Sherbrooke who defeated host Winnipeg in the gold medal game.
The 7th Annual Mustang Open was held on Friday at London's Gibbons Park.
On the men's side, the Western Alumni contingent took top honours with four of five finishes in the top eight and 37 points. Coming in second was the Western varsity team at 45 points.
Former top Mustang Guy Schultz won the race with a time of 17:50.
Jim Wardle was the top Mustang finisher at 18:46.
For the women, all five top runners finished in the top nine to take the tournament with 29 points.
The top runner was Nikki Reckman of Sarnia with a time of 14:14, while Kristina Farr ended fourth for the top Western entry.
The women's rugby team lost their first game of the season with a 19-12 defeat to the Guelph Gryphons on Thursday.
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