Mustangs Roundup: Men's ballers racking up triple-digit points

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

Western women's volleyball

The men’s basketball team was victorious in its home opener at Alumni Hall on Nov. 9. The squad defeated the York Lions by a score of 102-83, marking the first time since 2002 the Mustangs have registered triple-digits in a regular season game.

Western’s Jason Milliquet was a standout, hitting five three-pointers in the second half. Additionally, Mustangs guard Matt Curtis notched 20 points and 14 assists, while forward Brad Smith led Western’s offence with 26 points.

On Saturday, the basketball squad narrowly lost to the Laurentian Voyageurs 100-93. In that match, Smith led the Mustangs again, this time with 24 points.

The women’s basketball team also split this weekend, falling 71-70 to the Lions on Friday night and defeating Laurentian 60-56 on Saturday. Both games took place at Alumni Hall.

In Friday’s match-up, Western forward Bess Lennox led her team with 22 points and 12 boards, while Lauren Parkes and Amanda Anderson each scored 11.

In Saturday’s win, Parkes led the pack with 17 points and Lennox had another double-double with 11 points and 16 boards.

The men’s rugby team narrowly defeated the McMaster Marauders 23-22 in the Ontario University Athletics bronze medal match. The team had another reason to celebrate, as Mustangs Cory Appleton, Dave Jacks, Andrew Buxton-Forman, Andy Tyler and Kevin Feheley were all named OUA West division All-Stars.

On Nov. 7, the men’s volleyball team secured its fifth win of the season, defeating the Windsor Lancers 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-22) on the road.

Western’s offence was led by Josh Chisholm with 14 points, while Dan Miller and Eric Simon had 11 and 10 points respectively. Setter Andrew Hinchey had 35 assists in the match.

The women’s volleyball team was also victorious on the road last Wednesday, defeating the Lancers 3-0 (25-11, 25-17, 25-20).

Western’s offence was paced by Lauren Willoughby, with nine points, and Jacqueline Robinson, with eight. Setter Jenna Thomson had 16 assists in the victory.

The team cut its three-game winning streak short on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Guelph Gryphons 3-0 (26-28, 24-26, 13-25) at Alumni Hall. Western’s Sara Farrell led her team with 11 points, while Thomson had 21 assists in the match.

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