Slack week may be creeping up, but Western athletics will still showcase a few gems over the week and on this coming weekend.
The Mustangs women's basketball team begins their playoff drive against the University of Windsor Lancers on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Alumni Hall. The two foes split their season series.
In addition, the women's volleyball team heads to the University of Guelph on Friday night to play the York Yeowomen in an Ontario University Athletics semi-final.
The successful Western squash team travels to Princeton University in New Jersey for the NCAA finals.
The men's basketball team tips off against the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks on Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Alumni Hall, followed by a game at 2 p.m. on Saturday against the Waterloo Warriors in Waterloo. The women's hockey team plays the Waterloo Warriors on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. at Thompson Arena.
The Mustangs swimming team flies across the country to the University of Victoria for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Championships.