WINNIPEG — The University of Winnipeg Wesmen have recruited Liam Kristjanson to their men’s volleyball squad for 2019-20.
The towering 6’9″ left side comes to the Wesmen from Crocus Plainsmen high school and the 204 Volleyball Club.
The University of Winnipeg Wesmen will induct the fourth member of the inaugural Wesmen Ring of Honour class later this month.
Mike Burchuk, former Wesmen women’s volleyball coach, will be inducted January 24 prior to the Wesmen men’s volleyball squad hosting the Brandon Bobcats.
The Winnipeg Wesmen are calling on female basketball alumni to return and celebrate the program’s history at the upcoming Wesmen Classic.
The 52nd annual event is December 28-30 and will celebrate the women’s program with as many former players, coaches and staff as possible.
WINNIPEG — A new policy inclusive of transgender student-athletes is being supported by the University of Winnipeg Wesmen and the University of Manitoba Bisons.
The policy, announced Thursday by governing body U Sports, allows student-athletes to compete on the team that corresponds with either their sex assigned at birth or their gender identity.
A former University of Winnipeg volleyball star has signed his second professional contract overseas.
Setter Josh McKay made headlines with the UWinnipeg Wesmen a few years ago for his stellar on-court performance, including being named a Canada West all-star in his final season at U of W in 2015-16.
University of Winnipeg Wesmen basketball forward Lena Wenke has won the U SPORTS Tracy MacLeod Award.
The third-year Germany native picked up the honour Wednesday night during a national championship awards ceremony in Regina.