About the Team

UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club is a student-run club program that is competing against both collegiate and club teams across western Canada and northwestern USA. This past season the Thunderbirds finished with a 4-5-1 record in the Canada West Field Lacrosse League, and a record of 4-3 in intercollegiate play. Further, since 2013 the UBC Lacrosse team has successfully competed against 5 Canadian university teams in BC and Alberta, defeating 4 of them. This year our goal is to have a successful season in the Canada West Field Lacrosse League and grow our intercollegiate competition south of the border.

*The UBC Lacrosse Sport Club’s season runs from September to April. This year the team is hoping to travel to Washington and Oregon in the fall and continue to compete in the Canada West Field Lacrosse League (www.cwfll.ca) in the spring. Joining the team allows you to compete on a weekly basis throughout the academic year and help shape the intercollegiate field lacrosse landscape in western Canada.

Eligibility Requirements:

The team is looking to recruit players who will be dedicated and give their best effort when on the field.

UBC requires each player to be registered in 9 credits per term or registered in a UBC affiliated co-op term. A player can be registered in fewer than 9 credits if they have fulfilled all their academic requirements and are expecting to graduate in that term.

Each player must maintain a minimum academic average of 60%.

Try Outs:

Try-outs will take place in early September.

Contact us on our Facebook, Twitter page, or email us at lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca to inquire about joining the team.

Team Fees:

The team offers varying payment options to accommodate different player’s current financial situation. Email lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca for the total breakdown of team fees.

Team fees will cover team expenses including travel cost, league fees, birdcoop membership, competition and practice apparel, team insurance and field time. Additionally, team members will be expected to contribute to meet fundraising goals throughout the season.

Practice Schedule:

Practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:00-10:30 PM at Warren Field. Players are expected to be ready to participate 9:00 PM so we can use the full time slot.

Competition Schedule:

Games typically occur on a weekly basis throughout the academic year. (See schedule for details)

  • Fall Intercollegiate competitions September – November 2017
  • CWFLL Fall 2017 September  – Nov
  • CWFLL Spring 2018 February – April
  • CWFLL Provincials April 2018

Scores and Statistics (updated Nov. 28, 2017):

Men’s Lacrosse Stats (Nov. 28, 2017)

 

The UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club was established in 2011 by Club founder Dan Millar. In the clubs early years of existence, the focus was on playing and teaching lacrosse for the love of the game.

Since the fall of 2013, as the club became more established, it sought competition from surrounding Universities in BC and Alberta. The UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club finished second in their inaugural intercollegiate tournament, setting the tone for things to come.

After having played exhibition games against Men’s club teams in the lower mainland the following spring, the Club joined the Canada West Field Lacrosse League (CWFLL) in the fall of 2014. Their inaugural season in the competitive league saw them achieve a record of 6-10, a 4th place finish in the league standings, and secure a berth in the Provincial Championships. Here, they finished as the runner-up in the Tier II championship.

From beginning as a group of friends who agreed to pass around a ball in first year residence, UBC TSC Lacrosse has gone on to go undefeated in the 2016 season, win the 2015-16 BC Provincial Championship, win the 2016 University of Alberta Invitational tournament, and be honored as Team of the Year in the UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs Department in 2015-2016.

Name Position Email
Andy Stewart Club Lead lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca
Chris Pomeroy Marketing and Communications lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca
Dean Grimm Travel and Safety lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca
Kyle Robinson Club Lead lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca
Phil Pomeroy Finance lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca

Please stay tuned to our social media (FB, Instagram, Twitter) for updates throughout the year.

Interested in joining our men’s or women’s AMS affiliate team?Please contact us at lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca for more information.




UBC Thunderbirds Sport Clubs - Men's Lacrosse
6000 Student Union Blvd.
Student Recreation Centre
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1


604-822-3683 lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca

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