Game, matches and set for a weekend of homecoming fun

Cheerleaders at homecoming parade
Passion is the theme in this NAU football video by University Marketing.

Homecoming week is in full swing, and athletics promises exciting matchups through the weekend.

Before the teams take the field and court, get the inside scoop on athletics at the NAU Coaches Luncheon at 12 p.m. on Thursday at Collins Pub and Grill in downtown Flagstaff.

The women’s volleyball team carries a 16-3 record into its match against Weber State at 7 p.m. Thursday in Rolle Activity Center. The game will be televised nationally on Fox Sports Arizona Plus and Fox College Sports, on NAU-TV channel 4 and via live web stream.

Women’s soccer will host Alumni Night at 7 p.m. Friday night against Eastern Washington at Lumberjack Stadium.

Football fun kicks off with pre-game events from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. The Lumberjacks host a “Think Pink” game against Big Sky newcomers UC Davis at 4 p.m. in the Walkup Skydome. The game will be televised on NAU-TV channel 4 and via live web stream, on Fox College Sports and on Fox Sports Arizona Plus.

After football wraps up, stay on campus for a doubleheader as women’s volleyball plays Idaho State at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 in Rolle Activity Center. Fans who present a ticket stub from the football game get into the volleyball match for free.

Round out your weekend with a women’s soccer match against Montana at 11 a.m. Sunday in Lumberjack Stadium as the team closes out Big Sky competition and learns its postseason fate.

Tickets for all events are available online or by calling (928) 523-5661. Fans also can purchase an NAU Sports Pass that includes admission to all soccer, volleyball, track and field matches and women’s basketball games.