Haunted Homecoming 2012
It’s homecoming week again, the week when students, family, friends, alumni and the Denver community to campus for fun, events and festivities. This year’s theme is “Haunted Homecoming,” which will include a costume contest and chance to paint your own pumpkin during Fright Fest, concluding with the men’s hockey games where we hope to “Silence the Howl” against the Huskies of Michigan Tech. Below are a list of athletics events and activities happening between October 25 and 28 at the Ritchie Center and across campus. Come enjoy the fall fun and help cheer our teams to victory!

Homecoming and Family Weekend Schedule


Fright Fest
Bring the family, and join the fall festival for events including face painting and pumpkin painting.
Driscoll Green
5 – 7:30 p.m.

DU Athletics Hall of Fame 14th Anniversary Celebration
Six distinguished individuals and the 2000 NCAA championship ski team will be inducted as the University of Denver Athletic Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012.
Hamilton Gymnasium
6 – 9 p.m.


Women’s Lacrosse vs. Colorado State
Come see the women’s lacrosse team take on our neighbors from Colorado State University in a fall exhibition game.
Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium
12 p.m.

Gymnastics Open House
Meet this year’s varsity women’s gymnastics team. See them practice, join in on a question and answer session, and get photos and autographs with the student-athletes.
Gymnastics Training Facility
3 – 5:30 p.m.

Pioneer Pregame and Costume Contest
Join your fellow Pioneers fans in getting pumped up before the men’s hockey game at Magness Arena.
Driscoll Green
4 – 7 p.m.

Hockey vs. Michigan Tech.
The Pioneers won their 400th and 900th victories against Michigan Tech. Now these two teams meet for the first time in ten years.
Magness Arena | Buy tickets
7:37 pm


Homecoming Parade
Come see student-made floats parade down University Blvd. This year’s theme is ‘All that Glitters is Crimson and Gold’.
University Boulevard
3 p.m.

Taste of DU
Come sample dishes from restaurants owned by DU alumni and prepared by hotel, restaurant and tourism management students.
Gates Field House
5 – 7 p.m.

Volleyball vs. New Mexico State
The Pioneers seek to avenge their loss earlier in the 2012 season to conference rival New Mexico State.
Hamilton Gymnasium | Buy tickets
7 p.m.

Hockey vs. Michigan Tech
Bring your black homecoming shirts to root on the Pioneers in the second game in this series.
Magness Arena | Buy tickets
7:07 p.m.


Women’s Basketball vs. Grand Canyon
Come see the women’s basketball team warm up for a great season in an exhibition game against Grand Canyon University.
Magness Arena
2 p.m.