Athletics

Increasing recreation services to encourage more student physical activity

Effective September 2017, additional recreation choices will be available at UWinnipeg, specifically designed to encourage and welcome more students to participate in physical activities. The physical and mental health benefits of regular exercise as a stress reducer are well-documented. Following a series of consultations with the UWinnipeg community and discussions with the UWSA, we are …Read more >

Wesmen Classic expanding to gender- and sport-inclusive format

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen Athletics announced today that the annual Wesmen Classic will expand to a more gender- and sport-inclusive format, beginning with the 2017 tournament this December.

Wesmen women volleyball players strike gold at Canada Summer Games

It was an exciting weekend for some members of the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball program. First-year players Emma Parker, Taylor Boughton, Ashleigh Laube, and Jessica Andjelic, along with former player Jayme Menzies, were members of Team Manitoba that struck gold in Women’s Volleyball competition at the Canada Summer Games held in Winnipeg. Manitoba …Read more >

Community use of RecPlex doubles

Neighbourhood youth and groups now total 2,000 visits weekly WINNIPEG, MB –Community participation in The University of Winnipeg’s Axworthy Health and RecPlex has doubled in the past year with high-quality free programming attracting 2,000 unique weekly visits during the peak fall and winter months. Approximately 75% of participants are children and youth. The RecPlex, which …Read more >

Bommersbach Named Canada West All-Star

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen in conjunction with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association is pleased to announce that fourth year Men’s Volleyball player David Bommersbach has been named to the Canada West Men’s Volleyball Conference Second All-Star team for the 2016-2017 season. Bommersbach a 6’3” outside hitter was a starter for the Wesmen in …Read more >

Top honours for two Wesmen Women’s Basketball members

The University of Winnipeg congratulates Antoinette Miller, named the Canada West Women’s Basketball Conference Most Valuable Player as well as the Defensive Player of the Year, and Tanya McKay, Canada West Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year. Read more here.  

Wesmen athletes Miller, Noonan named Canada West All-Stars

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen along with the Canada West Universities Athletics Association are pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball players Antoinette Miller and Megan Noonan have been named Canada West Women’s Basketball Conference All-Stars for the 2016-2017 season. Miller was named to the First All-Star team after leading the conference in scoring averaging 18.7 …Read more >

Wesmen Wrestling Embraces Diversity Through Sport

UWinnipeg Wesmen Wrestling is hosting a free clinic tomorrow, February 23, 2017 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Axworthy RecPlex. Paricipants include Olympians, inner-city youth and new Canadian youth from Syria.

Wesmen Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams head to playoffs

The 2016-2017 Canada West Men’s and Women’s regular season basketball schedules have been completed and in the end BOTH Wesmen teams have qualified for the playoffs and a shot to win a National Championship. Both teams will open the playoffs on home court starting with the men’s team taking on the University of The Fraser …Read more >

Men’s soccer coach and Wesmen part ways

After seven seasons, UWinnipeg Wesmen soccer coach Pedro Daza has moved on from his position with the men’s soccer program. Daza joined the Wesmen soccer program in 2010 when it first began, as a member of the Manitoba Colleges Athletic Association (MCAC), and served as head coach since 2011. The Wesmen and the UWinnipeg thank …Read more >