Sports in brief: September 26, 2012

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Women’s lacrosse remain undefeated

The Hawks travelled to Queen’s last weekend to battle the McMaster Marauders and McGill Martlets. Laurier managed two wins and a tie, defeating McMaster 10-2 on Saturday before striking even with them 6-6 on Sunday. Bouncing back Sunday, the Hawks defeated McGill 17-7. Shelby O’Ryan had eight goals and one assist over the weekend. They travel to Guelph next weekend to play UOIT and the defending champions Western Mustangs.

Hawks split weekend

Women’s fastpitch completed the weekend 2-2, after defeating the Carleton Ravens in their double header 17-2 and 11-0. The Hawks then played Ottawa and were handed 14-9 and 11-5 defeats. After the weekend, Laurier now sits with a 6-4 record and will travel to Queen’s and York this weekend for a pair of double headers.

Homecoming tickets sold out

With a week left before the game, tickets for Saturday’s Homecoming football game against the Guelph Gryphons sold out late Friday evening. There will be approximately 500 tickets being sold on game day at University Stadium starting at 9 a.m. Kickoff between the Golden Hawks and Gryphons is 1 p.m.

Cross country have best finish

The Hawks participated at the Western Invitational last weekend and finished 10th as a team, their best finish ever at the race. Fifth-year Brent Meidinger ran the best race of his CIS career, finishing 31st overall and clocking a time of 26:29.  –Compiled by Shelby Blackley

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