Sports in Brief

Losses mount for men’s hockey

The Gaels were unable to grab any points on the road this weekend against the Guelph Gryphons and the Laurier Golden Hawks. The men’s hockey team comes back to Kingston 5-6-1 on the season.

After the Gaels were unable to stop the Gryphons’ offensive burst that pushed them ahead 4-0 going to the third, Queen’s battled back with goals from forwards Jonathon Lawrance, Kelly Jackson and Jordan Mirwaldt. Guelph would answer with two more goals to end the game 6-3.

The Gaels showed a better effort on Saturday, holding the Golden Hawks to a 2-1 loss. Forward Brock Ouellet scored early in the first with assists from forward Alexi Pianosi and Mirwaldt. The Golden Hawks would score on a powerplay late in the first and again in the third to secure the win.

The Gaels will be at home this weekend facing off at the Memorial Centre against the Western Mustangs Friday at 7:30 p.m. and the Waterloo Warriors at 8:30 p.m.

Kate Bascom

Men’s basketball lose two over weekend

The Gaels fell to the McMaster Marauders Friday in a 69-67 loss in Hamilton. The tight game was their third straight loss of the season, leaving their record at 1-4. Queen’s saw another great performance by guard Dan Bannister who finished the game with 28 points.

Following the loss, the Gaels continued their road trip to Thunder Bay to face the Lakehead Thunderwolves. Though Bannister had anthor strong game, Queen’s was unable to grab a lead and lost 78-47.

The Gaels will look for wins this weekend at home against the Windsor Lancers Friday and then Saturday against the Western Mustangs. Tipoff at the ARC is at 8 p.m.

Kate Bascom

Women’s basketball lose two on the road

The Gaels lost their fifth straight against the McMaster Marauders last Friday in Hamilton. The 68-47 loss was highlighted by guard Paige Robinson’s 15 point performance. Queen’s was unable to end their losing streak on Saturday after a tight game against the Lakehead Thunderwolves. Post Jill Wheat and guards Brittany Moore and Meaghan MacDougall were all double digit scorers for the Gaels in the 64-62 loss.

The Gaels look to turn their luck around at home this weekend against the Windsor Lancers and the Western Mustangs. Both games are at the ARC. Tipoff is at 6 p.m.

Kate Bascom

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