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Guelph Gryphons - 1978-79 Season    <<Previous season    Next season>>

Head Coach:Doug Dodd (3rd season)
Other staff: Bob Sharpe (Assistant Coach), Henry Vandenberg (Assistant Coach), Fino Tiberi (Manager)
League:OUAA West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
5-70.417975-95481.2 - 79.59-160.3601911-194976.4 - 78.09-180.3332001-206974.1 - 76.6

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
3Mike Hyrb Guard6-3 Sudbury, ON 
4Tom Heslip Guard5-112Oakville, ONT.A. Blakelock High
5Roger St. Fort Guard6-1 Montreal, QC 
12John Amstein Guard5-11 Waterloo, ON 
33Ron Hall Forward6-5 Welland, ONNotre Dame College
34Michael Sesto Guard6-21Port Colborne, ONNotre Dame College
35Kevin Lohr Guard-Forward6-4190 Kitchener, ONCameron Heights Collegiate
44Vito Bommarito Forward6-24Hamilton, ONCathedral High
45Rick Rusk Forward6-6200 Owen Sound, ON 
52Rick Dundas Forward6-5 Peterborough, ON 
53Shane Scott Forward6-6 Guelph, ON 
55Peter Smith Centre6-8 Oakville, ON 
 Ron Barber  Guelph, ON(Western)
 Keith Mantesso Guard Welland, ONNotre Dame College
 Peter Marcus Forward6-7  

Awards presented

Tom Heslip OUA West Second Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Date unknownGuelph, ONAthletes in ActionLoss90-118  
Date unknownUnknownBishop'sLoss0-2 Bishops win by 2
Date unknownUnknownToronto EstoniaLoss0-2 Guelph loss by 8
Fri Nov 17, 1978Montreal, QCConcordiaLoss0-2  
Sat Nov 18, 1978UnknownMcGillLoss87-106  
Fri Nov 24, 1978Waterloo, ONManitobaWin93-78StatsNaismith Classic First Round
Sat Nov 25, 1978Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss74-89StatsNaismith Classic Semifinal
Fri Dec 1, 1978Guelph, ONMcGillWin98-89 Guelph Invitational
Sat Dec 2, 1978Guelph, ONMcMasterWin85-83 Guelph Invitational
Sat Dec 2, 1978Guelph, ONYorkLoss79-99 Guelph Invitational
Thu Dec 28, 1978Toronto, ONConcordiaLoss76-95 Excalibur Tournament
Fri Dec 29, 1978Toronto, ONCarletonLoss86-93 Excalibur Tournament
Sat Dec 30, 1978Toronto, ONLaurierWin82-69 Excalibur Tournament
Fri Jan 5, 1979Guelph, ONOttawaLoss96-97  
Sat Jan 6, 1979Guelph, ONCarletonLoss80-93  
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Wed Jan 10, 1979Waterloo, ONLaurierWin77-67  
Sat Jan 13, 1979Guelph, ONWesternLoss72-79  
Wed Jan 17, 1979St. Catharines, ONBrockWin108-82  
Sat Jan 20, 1979Hamilton, ONMcMasterWin80-65  
Sat Jan 27, 1979Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss78-91Stats 
Wed Jan 31, 1979Guelph, ONBrockWin104-89  
Sat Feb 3, 1979London, ONWesternLoss70-72  
Wed Feb 7, 1979Guelph, ONLaurierWin84-69  
Fri Feb 9, 1979Guelph, ONWindsorLoss80-92  
Wed Feb 14, 1979Windsor, ONWindsorLoss76-90  
Sat Feb 17, 1979Guelph, ONMcMasterLoss65-72  
Wed Feb 21, 1979Guelph, ONWaterlooLoss81-86Stats 

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Tom Heslip12    85-18845.226-3868.4 161.333    19616.3
Rick Dundas12    76-13257.632-5756.1 887.345    18415.3
Rick Rusk12    75-17742.423-4254.8 1008.353    17314.4
Michael Sesto12    67-18336.615-1883.3 242.031    14912.4
Mike Hyrb12    38-10436.522-3366.7 423.533    988.2
Ron Hall12    34-6354.010-1471.4 322.721    786.5
Peter Marcus12    23-5839.76-1442.9 373.124    524.3
Ron Barber12    10-3231.27-977.8 211.823    272.2
Shane Scott12    3-1030.04-580.0 80.78    100.8
Peter Smith12    3-1225.02-2100.0 60.514    80.7
Keith Mantesso12    0-10.0          00.0
* Team Totals12    414-96043.1147-23263.4 37431.2285    97581.2

Season individual bests vs U SPORTS teams for all players

PlayerMost pointsMost reboundsMost assists
Tom Heslip42 on Nov 24, 1978 vs Manitoba  

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