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track athletesThe Ontario University Athletics track and field championships are this weekend in the St. Denis Centre.

St. Denis Centre to host provincial track and field championship meet

The Lancer track and field team will have the home venue advantage for the Ontario University Athletics championship meet, February 26 and 27 in the St. Denis Centre.

Heading into the weekend, the Lancer men are atop the Canadian Interuniversity Sport rankings and the women sit strong in seventh. All the action can be seen live at www.oua.tv starting on Friday at 3 p.m. and at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Find a complete schedule of events, from pentathlon to pole vault, on the program website.

The women’s volleyball team will open its playoff campaign Friday in Hamilton against the McMaster Marauders. Game time is set for 6:30 p.m. Fans can catch the game live on www.oua.tv.

The basketball teams will close out their regular season at home in thunderous fashion, with games in the St. Denis Centre against the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Saturday and the Algoma Thunderbirds on Sunday.

The women’s squad is currently tied for first in the OUA West with a 13-5 record. Prior to the 6:30 p.m. tip-off of Saturday’s game, the team will honour graduating senior Anna Mullins. Sunday’s game will begin at 2 p.m.

The men will look to extend their seven-game winning streak that has brought them to 12-6 and the divisional lead. The Lancers will recognize graduating seniors Alex Campbell and Kahame Msiska before Saturday’s contest at 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s game has a 4 p.m. tip-off time.

Read a full preview of the weekend’s action at goLancers.ca.