Fans of Lancer teams won’t be able to see much of the action in person this weekend without a trip—all the competition is on the road, but a lot is on the line.
The Lancer football team will look to clinch a home playoff game when they play the Western Mustangs in London on Saturday. Both teams boast 5-2 records heading into the final contest of the regular season. Kick-off is at 1 p.m.; the game will be webcast live at www.oua.tv.
Windsor quarterback Austin Kennedy needs four passing touchdowns to set an Ontario University Athletics record for most in a career.
Cross country runners will compete in the OUA championship meet Saturday in Kingston. The men’s team hopes to medal, with only two schools ranked higher.
Men’s hockey will look to extend its winning streak, currently at five, during a two-game trip to Lakehead. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; both contests may be seen live at www.ssncanada.ca.
The women’s hockey squad is also up north to play the Laurentian Voyageurs on Saturday and the Nipissing Lakers on Sunday.
Both Lancer volleyball teams travel to Kingston to face the Queen’s Gaels on Friday and the Paladins of Royal Military College on Saturday. They will play their first home games of the season Friday, October 31, when they host the Guelph Gryphons at the St. Denis Centre.
Basketball is engaged in pre-season competition: the men in St. Catharines for the Brock Classic and the women in Quebec City for the Laval Tournament.
Fastpitch team captures provincial bronze
The Lancer team capped off its season with a bronze medal at the Ontario Intercollegiate Women’s Fastpitch Association championships held in London, October 17 to 19.
The association named Brianna Balzer and Kim Moroun to its all-star team. Moroun finished the regular season with a .389 batting average and led Windsor with 28 hits and 11 stolen bases. Balzer had a .362 batting average and led the Lancers with 11 extra-base hits and 20 RBIs.
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