Western University celebrates national championships

Back on home turf, it’s time for Western Mustang championship teams to celebrate with the community.

Media are invited to join us Thursday, November 30 at a campus community celebration when we recognize the outstanding efforts of our student sport teams, including our Vanier Cup champion football team.

A walking parade led by the Western marching band and including the Mustangs football team will escort athletes from Alumni Hall to the Mustang Lounge at the University Community Centre.

There, the following teams will be celebrated:

Men’s Football – USPORTS – Vanier Cup champions
Men’s Tennis
– Canadian University Tennis Championship – champions
Women’s Softball – Canadian Collegiate Softball Association champions
Men’s Lacrosse – Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association champions
Women’s Rowing – Canadian University Rowing Championship – champions
Cheerleading – PCA National Champions 2017

WHAT: Western’s Fall National Championships Celebration

WHEN: Thursday, November 30, 2017, noon to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mustang Lounge, Main Floor of the University Community Centre (UCC)

NOTE:  A City Hall recognition of student-athletes and coaches will follow the campus celebration.

MEDIA CONTACTS: Tony von Richter, Manager, Communications and Media Relations, Western Mustangs, 519-661-2111 x83089, or on mobile at 519-709-1858 and tvonrich@uwo.ca

Debora Van Brenk, Media Relations Officer, Western University, 519-661-2111 x85165, or on mobile at 519-318-0657 and deb.vanbrenk@uwo.ca

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.