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Guelph Gryphons - 1979-80 Season

Head Coach:Gilbert (Gib) Chapman (First season)
Other staff: Henry Vandenberg (Assistant Coach), Wally Carter (Manager)
League:OUAA West

Summary of team record for the season

Conference RecordCIAU RecordOverall Record
8-40.667894-81174.5 - 67.617-130.5672216-205073.9 - 68.321-140.6002273-213864.9 - 61.1

Player roster

NoPlayerPosHtWtEligHometownHigh School (Prior Team)
 Chris Bain Forward6-3  
 Rory Gooderham Forward6-7  
 Ron Hall Forward6-5 Welland, ON 
 Mike Hyrb Guard6-3 Sudbury, ON 
 Lloyd Kennedy Guard  
 Keith Mantesso Guard  
 Mark Scott Swingman6-11Brampton, ON 
 Peter Smith Centre6-8 Oakville, ON 
 Michael Wacasey Forward6-3 John Abbott College
 Steve Yednoroz Forward6-5  
4Tom Heslip Guard5-113Oakville, ONT.A. Blakelock High
34Michael Sesto Guard6-2 Port Colborne, ONNotre Dame College School
54Rick Dundas Forward6-5 Peterborough, ON 

Awards presented

Gilbert (Gib) Chapman OUA West Coach of the Year
Rick Dundas OUA West Second Team All-Star
Tom Heslip OUA West Second Team All-Star
Michael Sesto OUA West First Team All-Star

Game results for the season

--- Non-Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Guelph overall record of 21-13
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownUnknownWin2-0 For Guelph overall record of 21-13
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownBrandonLoss74-83 TSLU Dec/79
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownManitobaWin86-78 TSLU Dec/79
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownMount AllisonWin95-59 TSLU Dec/79
Sun Jul 1, 1979Guelph, ONTorontoWin2-0 TSLU Dec/79
Sun Jul 1, 1979Toronto, ONTorontoWin72-71 TSLU Dec/79
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownYorkLoss69-71 TSLU Feb/80
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownLaurentianWin2-0 TSLU Jan/80
Sun Jul 1, 1979UnknownLaurentianWin2-0 TSLU Jan/80
Fri Nov 9, 1979Montreal, QCMcGillLoss64-74 Redmen Invitational
Sat Nov 10, 1979Montreal, QCConcordiaLoss59-64 Redmen Invitational
Sun Nov 11, 1979Montreal, QCCarletonWin68-59 Redmen Invitational
Fri Nov 23, 1979Toronto, ONCleveland StateLoss49-88 Excalibur Classsic
Sat Nov 24, 1979Toronto, ONWinnipegLoss84-87 Excalibur Classsic
Fri Nov 30, 1979Guelph, ONDalhousieWin90-66 Gryphon Invitational
Sat Dec 1, 1979Guelph, ONCarletonWin76-72 Gryphon Invitational
Thu Dec 27, 1979Ottawa, ONVictoriaLoss85-91 Raven Invitational
Fri Dec 28, 1979Ottawa, ONConcordiaLoss88-93 Raven Invitational
Sat Dec 29, 1979Ottawa, ONOttawaWin91-70 Raven Invitational
--- Regular Season Conference Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Thu Jan 10, 1980Guelph, ONMcMasterWin81-55  
Sat Jan 12, 1980Guelph, ONBrockWin99-74  
Wed Jan 16, 1980Waterloo, ONWaterlooWin61-55Stats 
Sat Jan 19, 1980Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin79-64  
Fri Jan 25, 1980Guelph, ONWindsorWin68-63  
Wed Jan 30, 1980Guelph, ONWesternWin73-68  
Sat Feb 2, 1980Hamilton, ONMcMasterLoss72-84  
Wed Feb 6, 1980Guelph, ONWaterlooLoss55-66Stats 
Sat Feb 9, 1980St. Catharines, ONBrockWin95-63  
Wed Feb 13, 1980Guelph, ONWilfrid LaurierWin81-59  
Wed Feb 20, 1980London, ONWesternLoss60-66  
Sat Feb 23, 1980Windsor, ONWindsorLoss70-94  
--- Playoff Games ---
DateLocationOpponentResult Comment
Fri Feb 29, 1980Waterloo, ONWilfrid LaurierWin89-65 OUAA West Quarterfinal
Sat Mar 1, 1980Waterloo, ONWaterlooLoss61-62StatsOUAA West Semifinal
Sun Mar 2, 1980Waterloo, ONWesternLoss69-74 OUAA West Third Place

Season scoring summary for league games only

PlayerGPMinsMpg3 PtField GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsRPGPFAToBlStPtsPPG
Michael Sesto1200.00-00.0108-23146.840-4785.10-0453.831000025621.3
Tom Heslip1200.00-00.086-17050.614-2070.00-0181.528000018615.5
Rick Dundas1200.00-00.075-13954.033-5066.00-01149.538000018315.2
Peter Smith1200.00-00.039-8943.813-1968.40-0766.3430000917.6
Ron Hall1200.00-00.031-7441.910-1952.60-0847.0300000726.0
Mike Hyrb1200.00-00.020-4742.66-1250.00-0272.2320000463.8
Mark Scott1200.00-00.017-3351.56-1250.00-0100.8210000403.3
Steve Yednoroz1200.00-00.02-450.07-1258.30-050.430000110.9
Rory Gooderham1200.00-00.02-450.01-250.00-050.43000050.4
Lloyd Kennedy1200.00-00.01-1100.00-00.00-010.11000020.2
Keith Mantesso1200.00-00.01-714.30-00.00-030.23000020.2
* Team Totals1200.00-00.0382-79947.8130-19367.40-038832.3233000089474.5