Goalie Kristen SwiatochikGoalie Kristen Swiatochik makes a save for the Lancer women’s hockey team.

Hockey to hit ice in weekend varsity action

Lancer men’s and women’s hockey teams will host competitors from the north for games this weekend at the Capri Pizzeria Recreational Complex.

The men will face off against the Lakehead Thunderwolves on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 11 and 12. Both games start at 7:30 p.m.

The women will take on the Nipissing Lakers at 4 p.m. Saturday, and the Laurentian Voyageurs at 2 p.m. Sunday.

All other Lancer teams are on the road, with basketball in Thunder Bay to play the Thunderwolves on Friday and Saturday. The women tip off at 6 and the men at 8 p.m. both nights.

OUA.tv will livestream all these contests.

Volleyball will meet the McMaster Marauders in Hamilton on Saturday and the Brock Badgers in St. Catharines on Sunday.

Track and field athletes will compete in the Bob Eubanks Invitational meet Friday in Grand Valley, Michigan, and the Wolverine Invitational tournament Saturday in Ann Arbor.