Kaneen Fells makes a saveLancer goalkeeper Kaneen Fells makes a save in his team’s first-round playoff game against Brock. The Badgers won on a penalty kick in the second overtime period.

Varsity action sure to please sports fans

There is plenty to please fans of Lancer athletics this weekend, with contests at home and on the road.

Lancer basketball will host the Laurier Golden Hawks Saturday, Oct. 26 in the Dennis Fairall Fieldhouse.

The women’s squad will play at 6 p.m., following a dominant performance in the season opener, defeating Western 94-68 Wednesday, led by Olivia Osamusali’s 24 points. Read an account of that game at goLancers.ca.

The Lancer men dropped their game against the Mustangs 76-73. Read “Lancers edged by Mustangs in Windsor.” The men will tip off Saturday at 8 p.m.

Men’s hockey will host two Toronto rivals this weekend, facing off against the York Lions on Friday, and the Ryerson Rams on Saturday. The puck will drop for both games at the Capri Pizzeria Recreation Centre at 7:30 p.m.

Women’s hockey will travel to Toronto to play the Ryerson Rams on Friday and the Varsity Blues on Saturday.

Cross country will compete in the Ontario University Athletics championship meet in Hamilton on Saturday.

Volleyball will open regular season play with a pair of matches on the road — in St. Catharines on Friday to meet the Brock Badgers and then heading over to Hamilton to play the McMaster Marauders on Saturday. The women play at 6 p.m. and the men at 8 p.m. both days.

The post-season has come to an end for men’s soccer with a first-round exit Wednesday, falling 4-3 to Brock on a penalty kick in the 119th minute. Midfielder Tanner Page scored all three Windsor goals. Read “Men’s Soccer loses heartbreaker to Brock in OT.”