The men's basketball team recorded their first OUA win over the
Royal Military College Paladins 60-52 on Saturday night at Alumni
On Dec. 27-28, the Mustangs travelled to Ohio
to compete at a non-conference tournament at the University of Findlay.
In a close match, they fell to Tiffin College (NCAA Division II)
65-55, as well as Ohio Dominican (NCAA Division II) 68-67. Adam
Peaker was named a tournament all-star.
At the Saint Mary's Huskies Holiday Invitational on Jan. 3, the
women placed seventh, defeating the Acadia Axewomen 50-41. Western
was defeated 49-37 by the Ottawa Gee-Gees as well as 53-52 by host
The men's hockey team was busy during the holidays. On Dec. 18,
the Mustangs put up a strong fight against the Western Michigan
Broncos, but unfortunately fell victim in a 5-3 loss.
At the University of Alberta, Western lost a pair
of non-conference games against the Golden Bears, 5-1 and 7-3.
During the Mustangs' own Holiday Classic Tournament
on Jan. 3 and 4, Western defeated the Guelph Gryphons 4-3 in the
preliminaries, but fell to the Laurier Golden Hawks 3-1.