Langley Thunder

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Langley Thunder
2014 Thunder Logo Senior.png
Founded 1994
League Western Lacrosse Association
Based in Langley, British Columbia
Arena Langley Events Centre
Colors Black, blue, white
Head coach Rod Jensen
Championships 2011 & 2012 WLA Championships
Website http://www.langleythunder.com
2011 Langley Thunder after winning the WLA championship

The Langley Thunder are a Senior A box lacrosse team, based in Langley, British Columbia, Canada. The team competes in the 7-team Western Lacrosse Association (WLA), playing their home games at the 5,276 capacity Langley Events Centre. The LEC is also home to the Vancouver Stealth of the NLL.

The Thunder won back to back WLA Championships in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Notable Thunder players include Athan Iannucci, Alex Turner, and Matt Leveque.

The Langley Thunder hosted the Mann Cup in September 2011 at the Langley Events Centre where they played the Brampton Excelsiors, losing the series 4-1 to the visitors.[1]

The Langley Junior Thunder of the BC Junior A Lacrosse League and the Langley Intermediate Thunder also play at the LEC, operating under the same management as the WLA Thunder.

All time Record[edit]

Season Team Name Games Win Losses Tie GF GA Points
1994 North Shore Indians 20 5 15 0 189 234 10
1995 North Shore Indians 25 7 13 5 214 247 19
1996 North Shore Indians 20 12 7 1 204 184 25
1997 North Shore Indians 20 11 9 0 231 174 22
1998 North Shore Indians 25 13 11 1 245 233 27
1999 North Shore Indians 25 10 14 1 213 241 21
2000 Okanagan Thunder 25 5 19 1 298 375 11
2001 Okanagan Thunder 20 5 15 0 223 274 10
2002 North Shore Thunder 20 4 15 1 196 260 9
2003 North Shore Thunder 20 7 11 2 217 245 16
2004 Langley Thunder 20 1 19 0 146 254 2
2005 Langley Thunder 17 2 15 0 227 439 4
2006 Langley Thunder 18 2 16 0 138 501 4
2007 Langley Thunder 18 6 12 0 176 199 12
2008 Langley Thunder 18 3 15 0 156 173 6
2009 Langley Thunder 18 10 7 1 188 163 21
2010 Langley Thunder 18 6 12 0 184 198 12
2011 Langley Thunder 18 8 8 2 161 168 18
2012 Langley Thunder 18 12 6 0 177 161 24
2013 Langley Thunder 18 11 5 2 157 137 24
2014 Langley Thunder 18 7 11 0 138 163 14

History[edit]

The Thunder has undergone multiple name changes and transfer since their origination in 1994. Beginning in 2004, the team has been known as the Langley Thunder:

  • 1994-1999 North Shore Indians (transferred to Kelowna)
  • 2000-2001 Okanagan Thunder (transferred to North Vancouver)
  • 2002-2003 North Shore Thunder (transferred to Langley)
  • 2004–present Langley Thunder

Gallery[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ilindoor.com/2011/09/14/2011-mann-cup-champs-brampton-excelsiors-video-interviews/ "2011 Mann Cup Champs Brampton Excelsiors", ilindoor.com, Accessed 04-DEC-2011