WATERLOO, Ont. - Wilfrid Laurier fell short in their second contest against the no. 2 nationally ranked Windsor Lancers this year as the Golden Hawks were defeated 66-60.
The loss, drops Laurier's record to 12-7 while Windsor sits atop the OUA west at 18-2.
Veteran Renata Adamczyk of Greensville, Ont. led the purple-and-gold with 12 points and six rebounds. Two other Hawks including Megan Grant of Thunder Bay, Ont. and Mallory Kohlmeier of Sarnia, Ont. were in double digits with 11 and 10 points apiece.
After outscoring the Hawks by eight in the first quarter, the Lancers saw their lead diminish to only two at the half. Windsor finished the game strong, capitalizing on Laurier fouls and outscoring the Hawks 19-14.
Jessica Clemencon led the three Lancers in double-digit scoring with an 18 point performance while the others had 15 and 12 points.
The Hawks were shooting 37% in the contest as they netted 23 of 62 while Windsor was at 45% with 23 of 51 from the field dropping.
At half, head coach PAUL FALCO recognized three of his fifth year players including co-captains Adamczyk, Kohlmeier and Grant. All three were presented jerseys for their dedication to the program with five years on the court.
The Golden Hawks next compete on Monday in the rescheduled weather delay game against McMaster (5-14). Tip-off in the match is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday night, the Hawks will travel to cross-town rivals, the Waterloo Warriors (0-20) for a game at the Physical Activities Complex on Waterloo's campus at 6 p.m.