Lethbridge Pronghorns

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Lethbridge Pronghorns
Lethbridge Pronghorns athletic logo
University University of Lethbridge
Association Canadian Interuniversity Sport
Conference Canada West
Athletics director Sandy Slavin
Location Lethbridge, Alberta
Varsity teams 10
Arena 1st Choice Savings Centre
Mascot Luxie
Nickname Horns
Colours Blue and white

             

Website Lethbridge Pronghorns

The Lethbridge Pronghorns, formerly known as the Chinooks are the athletic teams that represent the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. They have men's and women's teams that compete in the CIS league in basketball, ice hockey, judo, rugby union, soccer, swimming, and track and field.[1][2] They are named after the pronghorn. The athletic programs website is http://www.gohorns.ca/index.aspx

Basketball[edit]

The Men's basketball team is currently coached by Mike Hansen.

Season Wins Losses
2002 - 03 10 13
2003 - 04 7 19
2004 - 05 8 17
2005 - 06 9 16
2006 - 07 10 20
2007 - 08 3 24
2008 - 09 5 17
2009 - 10 10 12
2010 - 11 7 17
2011 - 12 12 11

The Women's basketball team is currently coached by Erin McAleenan

Season Wins Losses
2002 - 03 7 16
2003 - 04 8 16
2004 - 05 9 19
2005 - 06 8 19
2006 -07 3 19
2007 - 08 6 17
2008 - 09 5 17
2009 - 10 8 14
2010 - 11 4 20
2011 - 12 6 14

Hockey[edit]

In 1994 the men's team won the University Cup.

Men's Hockey


Season Wins Losses Overtime Losses
2002 - 03 16 17 3
2003 - 04 5 24 4
2004 - 05 5 27 2
2005 - 06 6 24 4
2006 - 07 16 16 5
2007 - 08 9 20 1
2008 - 09 14 13 1
2009 - 10 13 11 4
2010 - 11 13 10 5
2011 - 12 7 18 3

Women's Hockey

Chandy Kaip is currently the head coach of the women's hockey team.

Season Wins Losses Ties / OTL
2004 - 05 5 12 5
2005 - 06 7 13 2
2006 - 07 6 18 2
2007 - 08 3 22 0
2008 - 09 4 19 1
2009 - 10 5 15 4
2010 - 11 4 17 3
2011 - 12 14 8 2

Judo[edit]

At the Alberta Judo Provincials in 2005, Tanner Mair topped the ten other competitors in his weight class to win the gold. In the blue and under 81 kg class, Mair won all his matches by throw (ippon). Mair also received the best technician award for the second consecutive year. In the 2004/2005 season, Mair has placed first in all six tournaments he has entered.

Rugby[edit]

The most successful of all athletic programs at the University of Lethbridge is the women's rugby team. The rugby team won the Molinex Trophy in 2007, 2008 and 2009. In addition to three National titles, the team has also won a silver and bronze medal at the National tournament. Six consecutive Canada West titles have been won by the Pronghorns. Neil Langevin is the teams head coach.

Season Wins Losses Result
2009 4 0 Won CIS championship
2010 4 0 Won Canada West
2011 4 0 Won Canada West

Soccer[edit]

Men's Soccer

Randy Bardock is currently the head coach of the men's Soccer team.

Season Wins Losses Ties
2006 2 10 2
2007 4 8 2
2008 1 10 3
2009 2 7 5
2010 1 11 2
2011 1 11 2

Women's Soccer

Ilsa Wong is currently the head coach of the women's soccer team.

Season Wins Losses Ties
2006 1 11 2
2007 5 5 5
2008 4 7 2
2009 1 13 0
2010 1 12 1
2011 0 11 3

Swimming[edit]

The University of Lethbridge swim team carries a long tradition of high performance swimming into each new season. The 2004-2005 season saw one of their strongest teams ever.

Seven swimmers competed at the 2005 CIS championships in Edmonton. Rookie Richard Hortness won the 100-meter freestyle race with a time of 49.81 and placed second in the 50-meter free with a time of 22.89. Hortness was selected to become a member of the Canadian National Team and competed in Turkey in August 2005.

Track and field[edit]

In the 2004/2005 season, Jim Steacy remained undefeated in the weight throw versus CIS competition, claiming gold in both the Canada West and CIS Championships while breaking his own record in both events. For the first time in his CIS career, Steacy won both the Canada West and CIS shot put titles. For the second straight year he was named the CIS field athlete of the year at nationals.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "The University of Lethbridge - Pronghorns". November 15, 2007. Retrieved November 15, 2007. 
  2. ^ "CanadaWest". November 15, 2007. Archived from the original on December 14, 2007. Retrieved November 15, 2007. 

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