Athletics

Seven teams take on the Duckworth Great Rock Climb

Seven teams competed to be crowned champions of the 48th annual Duckworth Great Rock Climb on Monday, September 16, with one narrowly coming out victorious. Team Alpha Omega put up a blistering time of 24.40 seconds, challenged only by the final team, BB Champions, who finished just behind at 25.75 seconds. The Wesmen men’s volleyball …Read more >

Shae-Lynn Dodds, Narcisse Ambanza named Wesmen athletes of the year

Wesmen Athletics handed out individual awards during their year-end banquet on Thursday night at the Radisson Hotel.

UWinnipeg and Wesmen Athletics to host fourth annual Indigenous Night

  The University of Winnipeg and Wesmen Athletics are pleased to once again host a night celebrating the Indigenous people and culture that contribute to our campus and teams.   In conjunction with UWinnipeg’s Aboriginal Students Council and Anishinabe Pride Basketball, the fourth annual Indigenous Night will take place Friday, January 11 for the Wesmen …Read more >

Inclusive Gym Update

Inclusive Gym Update – January 29, 2018 Increasing recreation services to encourage more student physical activity Thank you to the UWinnipeg community and recreation facility members for such a strong response to our recent online user survey. Approximately 1,500 surveys were submitted and several general themes emerged which will help guide our service to the …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 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. Participants include Olympians, inner-city youth and new Canadian youth from Syria.

Encouraging recreation opportunities for everyone on campus

The University of Winnipeg, in cooperation and partnership with the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association, is consulting with stakeholders to enhance recreation and wellness experiences on campus. As part of this process, UWinnipeg will begin a pilot project in September 2017 offering specific gym time to female and non-binary students. The pilot will run through …Read more >

Wesmen Classic Set To Celebrate 50 Years

For 50 years the annual “Holiday Tradition” has showcased the best Men’s Basketball and High School Boy’s tournaments. The Classic holds a special place in the hearts of local sports fans, both as a holiday meeting place and to catch up with old friends.

26th Annual Duckworth Challenge Resumes December 3

The 26th Annual Duckworth Challenge picks up tomorrow night (Saturday, December 3rd). The basketball portion of the “challenge” takes place in the Dr. David F. Anderson Gymnasium  between the University of Winnipeg Wesmen and their cross-town rivals University of Manitoba Bisons. Women hit the court at 5:00 p.m. followed by the men’s action at 7:00 …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 >