This week in sports

Jordan Ferris
By Jordan Ferris December 8, 2017 13:08

By: Jordan Ferris

 

MLS

The 2017 MLS Cup final is being played on Dec. 9 at BMO Field in Toronto. Toronto received home field advantage for having the better regular season record. The game is a rematch of last year’s final between Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders. Last year the Cup Final was scoreless and ended in penalty kicks. Seattle scored on five of their penalty shots while Toronto only managed four. Toronto FC are playing to win their first ever MLS Cup in only their second finals appearance.  

 

Lancers Basketball

The Lancers womens basketball team continued their successful season and are on a three-game win streak after a 89-48 win over the Laurentian Voyageurs on Dec. 2. The Lancers women have won 14 games this year and have a 7-0 record at home.

The Lancers men’s basketball team are not having as good a season as the women. The men lost their Dec. 2 game to Laurentian by a score of 63-90, the loss ended a two game winning streak for the Lancers. As well the Lancers men currently hold a season record of 8-8 with a losing record of 2-5 while on the road.

 

Hockey

Both the mens and womens hockey teams are struggling this season.

The men won their Dec 2 game against the Guelph Gryphons 4-1, snapping a two-game losing streak. Despite a season record of 8-14, the men have had success at home with a winning record of 6-2.

The women lost their Dec. 2 game against the the Nipissing Lakers by a score of 9-3 and have now lost two games in a row. They have yet to win a game on the road and hold a season record of 3-15-1. A bright spot of the season is their goaltenders with two shutouts.

 

Windsor Spitfires

Windsor Spitfires goaltender Michael DiPietro has been selected for Canada’s final selection camp roster for the 2017-2018 World Juniors. Forward Logan Brown was invited to United States’s final selection camp roster. Both players are having a strong year DiPietro has 17 wins and seven losses this season while holding a 0.917 save percentage. Brown has managed 22 points in 14 games this season with 12 goals.           

Jordan Ferris
By Jordan Ferris December 8, 2017 13:08

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