Wesmen Athletics

Wesmen winners at Volleyball Manitoba awards

Two future Wesmen, a former Wesmen, and a Junior Wesmen were among the big winners Sunday at the annual Volleyball Manitoba Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet. U of W men’s team commit Nigel Nielsen was named the province’s 18U boys player of the year after an award-winning campaign in both high school and club …Read more >

Jr. Wesmen teams book nationals berths

A pair of Junior Wesmen volleyball teams have booked their spots in the top tier of the club national championships later this month. The Jr. Wesmen 18U boys team won the provincial gold medal last weekend in Brandon, while the Jr. Wesmen 18U girls team battled to a bronze-medal finish, ensuring they will compete in …Read more >

Wesmen donate memorabilia to UWinnipeg Archives

The UWinnipeg Archives and Record Centre is sporting a new collection of Wesmen memorabilia thanks to a large donation from the Athletics Department.

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 >

Six members Of the Wesmen family headed to NAIG

Six members of the Wesmen family will be involved in the upcoming 2017 North American Indigenous Games taking place July 16-23 in Toronto, Ontario. On the boys’ basketball side, Wesmen head coach Mike Raimbault entering his 8th season will be the head coach of the U19 Manitoba Male Basketball team. A proven winner Raimbault guided …Read more >

UWinnipeg makes tough choices as provincial funding stagnates

Operating Budget preserves academics, eliminates $3.7 million in costs 2017-2018 Operating Budget Primer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017 WINNIPEG, MB – Last night, The University of Winnipeg’s Board of Regents approved an operating budget for 2017-2018 which preserves academic excellence and student supports while eliminating $3.7 million in costs in order to …Read more >

UWinnipeg Wesmen 2016-17 Athletic Award Winners

The University of Winnipeg Wesmen is pleased to announce that Women’s Basketball player Antoinette Miller and Men’s Volleyball player Casey Schouten have been chosen as the 2016-2017 University of Winnipeg Wesmen Male and Female Athletes of the Year. The announcement was made on March 23 at the annual Wesmen Athletic Awards Banquet held at the …Read more >

Documentary explores UWinnipeg’s hockey history

Watch the full documentary online here. Will Jones, a broadcast operator and media technician at The University of Winnipeg, has produced a documentary project that spans three eras of hockey history at the institution. Iced: The Lost History of Hockey at The University of Winnipeg examines the earliest origins of hockey in Manitoba among the …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.