Athletics

Wesmen Join “True Sports Live Here Manitoba”

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is proud to announce they are one of seven local organizations that have joined together to launch “True Sports Lives Here Manitoba.” True Sport is dedicated to creating a good sport experience, based on the values of fairness, excellence, inclusion and fun.  True Sport Lives Here Manitoba is a response to the …Read more >

Noonan, Higgins Named Wesmen Athletes Of The Year

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball playerMegan Noonan and Men’s Wrestler Finn Higgins have been chosen as the 2015-2016 University of Winnipeg Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The announcement was made this evening at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the Radisson Hotel. Read more.

Congratulations Keneca, CIS top basketball player

The University of Winnipeg community congratulates alumna Keneca Pingue-Giles, CIS basketball player of the year. Read the Winnipeg Sun story here. In 2011, she received the prestigious Harry Jerome Award which honours excellence in African-Canadian achievement. Keneca Pingue-Giles got involved in sports through a Winnipeg Boys & Girls Club after-school program. She soon caught the …Read more >

Wesmen wrestlers national champions

  The Winnipeg Wesmen Men’s Wrestling team won three medals and three individual awards at the CIS Wrestling Championships this past weekend (Feb 27, 28) at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. Gold Medal winners and National Champions are Finn Higgins (100 kg) and Aleksandr Sofronov (76 kg). Kyle Nguyen captured the bronze medal in …Read more >

Men’s volleyball hosts Canada West quarterfinals this weekend

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM HOSTS CANADA WEST QUARTERFINALS Our Men’s Volleyball team finished regular season in fourth spot in the Canada West Men’s Volleyball Conference standings and will have home court advantage for the first round of the playoffs. Winnipeg will take on the Saskatchewan Huskies, who placed fifth, in the best-of-three Canada West Quarter-Finals in …Read more >

UWinnipeg welcomes wrestling championship event this weekend

For the first time in school history the University of Winnipeg is ready to welcome Western Canada’s best university wrestlers, as the Duckworth Centre plays host to the 2016 Canada West Wrestling Championships this Friday and Saturday. The weekend marks the first time since 2006 that the Championships will be hosted outside Alberta, or Saskatchewan, …Read more >

First Wesmen Indigenous Day takes place on January 9

On Saturday, January the 9th, The Winnipeg Wesmen along with the Aboriginal Student Centre will be celebrating the first Indigenous Day to coincide with their basketball games against the Brandon University Bobcats. The celebration will include a  traditional blessing and smudge from an Elder in residence at the University, feature traditional drumming and honour Indigenous …Read more >

49th Annual Wesmen Classic – a holiday tradition

It is time to get out your holiday calendar and circle the dates – the 49th Annual Wesmen Classic is just around the corner. Get the details here.  

25th annual Duckworth Challenge!

The 25th Annual Duckworth Challenge competition between the University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba will begin this Saturday evening at 6:00 p. m. with Women’s Soccer taking the field. Winnipeg will look to avenge last year’s 2-0 defeat in a match held at the University of Manitoba last September. In this year’s match, Winnipeg …Read more >

Regular season begins for women’s Wesmen soccer team

After a highly successful pre-season the University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Soccer team will begin their 2015 regular season tomorrow evening on home turf. Winnipeg will take on the UBC Okanagan Heat at 6:00 p.m. followed by a showdown against the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack on Saturday at 4:00 p.m. Both matches will take place …Read more >