Laura Mullins

Lancer hockey teams prepare for playoff face-offs

The Lancer men’s and women’s hockey teams open their post-seasons this week in quarterfinal series against the York Lions and Queen’s Gaels, respectively.

The men travel to Toronto tonight for the first game in the three-game series and will conclude at Windsor Arena, with game two at 7:30 p.m. Friday and game three, if necessary, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The women open a best-of-three at South Windsor Arena on Thursday at 7:10 p.m. The series moves to Kingston for games two and three.

Lancer women advance to basketball title final

The Lancer women’s basketball team will defend its Canadian Interuniversity Sport title Monday, playing the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds for the Bronze Baby trophy.

Windsor advanced with an 81-71 win Sunday over the host Calgary Dinos. The Lancers’ 48-point margin of victory in a 94-46 drubbing of Acadia on Saturday to open the Final 8 was the second-most lopsided game in the tournament’s history.