About the Team

UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club is a competitive program that is competing against both intercollegiate 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 is a competitive team in competing in both collegiate and club play 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:

Attend 2-3 hours team gym/week (September – April)
Attend 2 hours team Study Hall/week (September – April)
Attend all team practices without direct academic conflict
Attend all team games without direct academic conflict
Must notify team coach of all conflicts minimum 2 weeks prior to event
Must pay team fees by September deadline
Must actively contribute to fundraising efforts
Must register in minimum 9-credits (or full time equivalency) each term
Must obtain minimum 2.0 GPA ;  CGPA > 2.0
Must submit class schedule to coach/executive prior to each semester
Must attend all team meetings (2 per term) without direct academic conflict
Must submit all required documentation to UBC TSC prior to set deadlines

 

Try Outs:

Try outs are Sept. 7th, time TBD at Warren Field. Like our Facebook Page and send us an email at lacrosse.sc@ubc.ca for more information if you are interested in joining.

 

Team Fees:

Team fees will be paid in full at the beginning of the year and will total approximately $800 CAD (subject to change).

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, time TBD at Warren Field. Players are expected to be at the field half hour early so practice can start on time.
In addition to on field requirements there will be gym training sessions and team study hall held on a weekly basis.

 

Competition Schedule:

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

  • Fall Intercollegiate competitions September – November 2016
  • CWFLL Fall 2017 September  – Nov
  • CWFLL Spring 2018 February – April
  • CWFLL Provincials April 2018

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The UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club won the BC Provincial Championships 2015-16 for the Canadian Western Field Lacrosse League, going undefeated in 2016. The Club was also designated Team of the Year by the UBC TSC Council.

This past season, the UBC Thunderbirds Lacrosse Sport Club team travelled to Edmonton and took home gold at the University of Alberta Invitational Tournament, defeating University of Calgary by a score of 10-4 in the finals.

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 birth 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.

 

Player Statistics

Number Player GP G A PTS PPG SHG PIMS
24 Ryan Anderson
 1 Chris Case
 21 Mack Craighead
 9 Jamie Gill
14  Eduardo Felipe Hernandez-Vieira
13 Nicholas Holmberg
32 Devin Husslage
12 Mitchell Kitt
27 Jesse Labrecque
20 Nicholas Laramee
31 Brendan Lancaster
17 Louis Landolt
2 Matthew Lattimer
23 Keisuke Matsumoto
49 James McKenzie
33 Jon Moore
18 Mitchell Niessen
16 Phil Pomeroy
6 Chris Pomeroy
19 Ben Whiles
3 Corey Wong
5 Hanjong Yu

 

Number Goalie GP Record MINS GAA SO TGA
11 Dean Grimm

 




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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