Saints Had Busy Weekend With Wins in Men’s Baseball, Women’s Softball, and Men’s and Women’s Soccer
Windsor, Ontario - After waiting for the morning rains to subside the St. Clair College Men’s Baseball team introduced themselves to the home crowd at Lacasse Park in Tecumseh Saturday with a pair of wins over Humber College (Etobicoke). In the opening game the Saints scored all their runs in the final inning for the 3-2 walk-off win. In the second game St. Clair scored a run in the 1st and 4th innings to narrowly edge Humber 2-1 to cap the doubleheader sweep. St. Clair (4-0) stretches its OCAA winning streak to 15 games.

On Sunday, the men’s baseball team took on Durham College (Oshawa) and stretched its OCAA winning streak to 17 consecutive games with a doubleheader sweep. On a gorgeous day for baseball the Saints used a strong pitching performance by Teiden Frias (Panama City, Panama) in game one for a 3-0 win where he recorded 10 strikeouts in 6 innings of work allowing just two hits. In game two the Saints banged out 15 hits on their way to a mercy shortened 12-2 victory. Eric Cunningham (Lasalle, ON/St. Thomas of Villanova), Max Ayarza (Bocas del Toro, Panama) and Matt Sykes (Lasalle, ON/St. Thomas of Villanova) each recorded 3 hits in the game with Jeff Watkin (Tecumseh, ON/General Amherst) and Ayarza providing home runs.

The St. Clair College Women’s Softball team travelled to Hamilton Saturday and swept Mohawk College by scores of 22-2 and 16-3 before splitting a pair of games with Humber College in Mississauga on Sunday. The Saints lost the opener Sunday 1-0 and then responded with an 8-1 victory.

Saints baseball player

SOCCER ACTION

Women's soccer continued their winning ways defeating Conestoga College 5-2 in Kitchener on Saturday afternoon. Kaitlyn Austin led the way with 3 goals with Melanie Daniel and Tiffany Trembley adding singles. The Saints are now 3-0 on the season while Conestoga fell to 0-2. St. Clair is tied for first place in the OCAA West Division with Fanshawe College. The Saints are currently ranked 4th in the OCAA.

The Men's soccer team picked up their first win of the season with a hard fought 3-2 win over Conestoga College on Saturday afternoon in Kitchener. After going down 2-0 in the first 10 minutes the Saints hung tough. Going into the second half down 2-0 St. Clair fought back scoring 3 unanswered goals to pull off the win. Jordan Lidia got the Saints started scoring on a penalty kick. Luke Husbands tied the game up a 2 and then Lidia scored the winner on a free kick in the 90th minute.

The Saints are now 1-1-1 on the season while Conestoga fell to 0-1-1. St. Clair is next in action on Saturday when the travel to Ancaster to take on the Redeemer Royals.

CROSS COUNTRY

The Saints Cross Country team competed in their first event of the season Saturday at the 19th Annual Fanshawe College Invitational in London at the Fanshawe Conservation Area.

The Saints Women’s team finished in 3rd place overall and were led by 2nd year runner Natalie Omahen (Tecumseh, ON/St. Anne) who completed the 5km course in a time of 20:27 earning the Bronze Medal. Rounding out the other female finishers for St. Clair were Meghan Howell (15th Place, 21:48), Victoria Horrobin (20th Place, 22:48), Elizabeth Horrobin (29th Place, 24:18) and Sara Duic (31st, 24:39) were the other Saints competitors in a field of 57 runners.

The Men’s team for St. Clair’s finished in 8th Place overall and were led by rookie runner Joaquim Lourenco (Harrow, ON/St. Thomas of Villanova) who was 17th overall in a field of 69 runners covering the 8km course in a time of 30:46. Other finishers for the Saints were Justin Folkeringa (37th Place, 32:38), Tyler Snyder (58th Place, 36:09), Joseph Gignac (60th Place, 37:33) and Walter Papak (64th Place, 39:10).

Saints cross country runner
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