Western Mustangs

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Western Mustangs
University University of Western Ontario
Association U Sports
Conference Ontario University Athletics
Athletic director Christine Stapleton
Location London, Ontario, Canada
Football stadium TD Stadium
Arena Thompson Arena
Other arenas Alumni Hall
Mascot J.W.
Nickname Mustangs
Fight song "Western"
Website www.westernmustangs.ca

The Western Mustangs are the athletic teams that represent Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. The school colours are purple and white. The university's varsity teams compete in the Ontario University Athletics conference of the U Sports and, where applicable, in the west division.

Many Western varsity programs lead Canadian universities in the number of championships won. The women's volleyball team has won 10 provincial championships, the rowing team has won 23 provincial championships, the basketball teams have won 24 provincial championships and the football team has won 30 provincial championships. Additionally, the cheerleading team has won the national championship 29 times, including 22 straight, and the football team has won six Vanier Cup national championships. They also have one of the largest university marching bands in Canada.

Varsity teams[edit]

The University of Western Ontario's Athletics program currently supports 22 varsity programs.[1]



There are a number of different gyms, facilities, and rooms that different teams use for practicing and games.



  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 

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