LACROSSE

Gryphon women win and lose in OUA league play

WATERLOO – The Guelph Gryphons split a pair of matches in OUA league play Saturday at Laurier’s Alumni Field.

The Gryphs blanked the York Lions 14-0 for their first win of the season, but they fell 18-6 to the Trent Excalibur later in the day.

Scoring details were not available.

The Gryphs are to play the Toronto Varsity Blues Sunday at 1:15 p.m. at Laurier’s University Stadium.

 

SOFTBALL

Gryphon women drop pair to Laurier Golden Hawks

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons suffered a pair of losses to the Laurier Golden Hawks in Ontario Intercollegiate Women’s Fastpitch Association play Saturday at the University of Guelph diamond.

Laurier took the first game 13-6 and the nightcap 3-2.

The losses follow a doubleheader sweep of the York Lions Friday night at the Maple Community Centre Park. The Gryphs won 5-4 and 15-1.

The Gryphs are tied for sixth in the West Division with the Windsor Lancers as both have 3-7 records. Laurier leads at a perfect 11-0.

The Gryphs are to complete a busy weekend with another doubleheader Sunday as they’re to tangle with the Waterloo Warriors (3-7) at Kitchener’s Budd Park. First game is to start at 11 a.m.

 

BASEBALL

Gryphons split doubleheader with Brock Badgers

ST. CATHARINES – The Guelph Gryphons split a doubleheader with the Brock Badgers in OUA exhibition baseball play Saturday.

The doubleheader was a non-conference affair as the Badgers are not participating in OUA league play this year. However, Brock will take part in the annual championship tournament.

Saturday, Brock took the opening game 3-2 and the Gryphs responded with a 10-0 victory in the second game.

The Gryphs are 9-3 overall and 5-2 in league play this year.

The Gryphs are to return to league play Sunday for a doubleheader against the McMaster Marauders at Hamilton’s Volunteer Field. First game is to start at 12 p.m.

 

VOLLEYBALL

Gryphon women slip by UBC Okanagan Heat

GUELPH – The Guelph Gryphons avenged their 3-1 U Sports preseason women’s volleyball loss to the UBC Okanagan Heat Friday night with a 3-2 victory over the Heat Saturday at the Guelph Gryphons Athletics Centre.

The Gryphs took the match 15-25, 25-13, 20-25, 25-20, 15-12.

Jessica Chung had 11 kills, an ace and four digs for the Gryphs while Lisa Wedel had 11 kills, an assist, a block and a dig. Ivy Gibson gathered eight kills, three aces and four digs and Thea Brouwer had eight kills, two blocks and five digs.

Amaya Perry led UBC Okanagan with 11 kills and seven digs while Hellen Lacava had 12 kills, an assist, two aces and 10 digs.

Next up for the Gryphs is the Ottawa Gee-Gees Preseason Classic Oct. 4 and 5. The Gryphs are to play the Dalhousie Tigers and McGill Martlets Oct. 4 and Sherbrooke Vert et Or and Toronto Varsity Blues Oct. 5.

 

HOCKEY

Gryphons men slip by Brock Badgers in overtime

PORT DOVER – Connor Bramwell struck for the winning goal in overtime as the Guelph Gryphons edged the Brock Badgers 5-4 in OUA men’s hockey preseason play Saturday night at the Port Dover arena.

The game was the first Dover Coast Cup.

Other scoring details were not available.

The Gryphs have two games left on their preseason schedule as they’re to play the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Thunder Bay Sept. 27 and 28.

The regular-season opener is set for Oct. 4 against the Toronto Varsity Blues at Toronto’s Varsity Arena. Game time is 7 p.m.

 

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