hitter Brad Gyemi makes a play at the netBrad Gyemi and the Lancer men’s volleyball team will play the Queen’s Gaels in an OUA quarterfinal Saturday.

Men’s volleyball team punches playoff ticket

The Lancer men’s volleyball team will head to Kingston on Saturday, Feb. 29, to meet the Queen’s Gaels for a quarterfinal contest in the Ontario University Athletics post-season.

Windsor finished third in the OUA West division after sweeping the McMaster Marauders to close out the regular season.

Men’s and women’s track and field teams both placed fifth overall at the OUA championship tournament last weekend.

Windsor’s medallists included silver medals for Zion Webb in men’s shot put and Cole Hannam in the men’s 1000m. Hannam also won a bronze with his 4x800m relay teammates Jacob Rothera, Nick D’Alessandro, and Josh Zilles. Anthony Atkinson earned bronze in the men’s weight throw.

On the women’s side, bronze medals went to long jumper Katie Flemington for her 5.60m effort, and the 4x400m relay team of Kelly Hodgins, Emma Floris, Kiera Jackson, and Kristy Hodgins.

Next up is the U Sports national tournament, opening March 5 in Edmonton.

The women’s basketball team lost 61-57 to the Brock Badgers in St. Catharines on Saturday, ending its playoff run. Olivia Osamusali led the blue and gold with 16 points and Kayah Clarke led the game with 14 rebounds. Read more in the game summary.

The women’s volleyball squad ended its season with an 11-8 record after defeating the visiting McMaster Marauders in straight sets Sunday.

For a more in-depth look into all games and competitions, visit goLancers.ca.

—Dana Roe