uWinnipeg introduces baseball program

January 18, 2011

The University of Winnipeg announced Monday it is adding baseball to its family of Wesmen sports teams. Student-athletes in the baseball program will start classes and training in September, with a full slate of games beginning in spring 2012. uWinnipeg president Lloyd Axworthy says the addition of a baseball program is another example of how the university is meeting the recommendations of the President's Task Force on Athletics and Academics. One of the task force's mandates was to broaden and deepen the university's athletic programs, both from a community and competitive perspective. uWinnipeg News Release