Mustangs Briefs

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Women’s fastball begins season with four road victories in Ottawa
The Mustangs women’s fastball team won four games in Ottawa last weekend to open their 2007 season. Over the course of the weekend, the squad outscored their opponents 47-4.

On Saturday, the ’Stangs defeated the Carleton Ravens 18-1 and 12-1 and on Sunday beat the Ottawa Gee Gees by scores of 9-0 and 8-2.

Western collected 19 hits in the two games against Carleton and 25 hits in the match versus Ottawa, while giving up just three hits and seven hits, respectively.

Leading the Mustangs offensively were Keri Lindsay with two triples, Kristina Lemon with a triple, a double, and three singles, Emily Cornelius with a triple, and five singles and Jenna VanAarsen with a double and four singles. Steph Balog, Sarah Manson, and Stefanie Valiquette all recorded doubles.

Kristina Lemon (2-0), Sarah Manson (1-0) and Jess Doerr (1-0) all recorded victories on the mound.

The Mustangs play the Brock Badgers tomorrow at Stronach Park at 2 p.m. On Sunday, the McMaster Marauders will be in town for a doubleheader beginning at noon.
"Stephanie Ramsay

Rogers Television to cover more Mustangs games in 2007/08 in new deal
This year, over 30 Western Mustangs games will air on Rogers Television, giving Mustangs Athletics the most comprehensive cable television package in Canadian university sport.

Rogers Television broadcasts will include coverage of a variety of men’s and women’s sports, such as football, hockey, basketball, volleyball, rugby and soccer. The games will air to viewers in London, St. Thomas, Woodstock, Tillsonburg and Strathroy on Rogers Television, Cable 13.

The two-time defending Ontario University Athletics champion baseball team will be part of the package for the first time ever.

Jon Abbott returns as the voice of the Mustangs with a broadcast schedule that includes OUA playoffs and championships hosted by Western, including the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Women’s Rugby National Championship in November.

Mustang’s broadcasts are now a staple on Rogers.
"Stephanie Ramsay

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