Shawn Reaume and Alexander Vukovic of the Lancer men’s volleyball squad jump to block a shot.Shawn Reaume and Alexander Vukovic of the Lancer men’s volleyball squad jump to block a shot.

Lancer Nation organizing cheering section for volleyball home openers

A series of activities will reward fans who delay their trick-or-treating Friday to cheer on the Lancer men’s and women’s volleyball teams in their home openers at the St. Denis Centre.

The Lancer Nation student fan club has organized pre-game face painting, poster-making, prize contests and is offering prizes for best costumes. The fun gets underway at 5 p.m.

The games themselves will start at 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men as Windsor hosts the Guelph Gryphons. The Lancers will return to the court Saturday to take on the Waterloo Warriors. Admission is free for UWindsor students with valid ID.

In other varsity action, the men’s hockey team will host the Paladins of Royal Military College for games Friday and Saturday. Face-off is at 7:30 p.m. both days at South Windsor Arena.

The women’s hockey team will travel to Waterloo to play the Warriors on Saturday and the Laurier Golden Hawks on Sunday.

Lancer football will host Ottawa for a first-round playoff game Saturday on Alumni Field. Read related story here.

All-star honours for men’s soccer player

Ontario University Athletics has named Windsor midfielder Jack Sargent a second team all-star, the sole Lancer men’s soccer representative.

A third-year kinesiology major, Sargent scored a pair of goals including the game winner, in a 4-0 victory over Waterloo on September 21. Read the full story, “Sargent named OUA men’s soccer all-star,” at