The women's cross-country squad captured the silver medal at the
26th annual Ontario University Athletics championships in Toronto
with a team score of 67. Team captain Shannon Gerrie and rookie
Jackie Bonisteel, both OUA All-Stars, finished with personal best
times at second and ninth place respectively. The team will travel
to Moncton, NB, in two weeks to compete for the national title.
On the men's side, the Mustangs competed in the 89th annual men's
championships, also in Toronto. The squad finished fifth overall
after scoring 130 points in the 10 km race. Five of the seven team
members ran personal bests, headed by Rob Berg's season-best time
and 20th overall finish. The race marks the end of the season for
the men's team. The Mustangs finished with an overall record of
Last weekend, the Mustangs rowing team competed in the OUA championships
in Welland. The weekend was a successful one for Western with the
women finishing second overall and the men's squad earning a bronze.
The team will be travelling to British Columbia this coming weekend
to compete for the Canadian University Rowing Championships at the
University of Victoria.
The Mustangs fell to the Waterloo Warriors 2-0 in a tight OUA championship
game on Saturday. However, after defeating Queens 1-0 in the OUA
semi-final match on Friday, the Mustangs earned an automatic berth
in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships, which take
place this weekend.