Lions Look to Continue Building as Nystrom Takes Charge of Women’s Program

CALGARY, Alta. -- If you’re reading this, it’s not too late. While we’re still looking back on an incredible 2019-20 season, one that had no shortage of excitement across both U Sports and the CCAA, it’s also the perfect time to look ahead. The 2020-21 season is going to be one for the history books.…

Five Basketball Players Among 20 Participants for 16th Season of Female Apprentice Coach Program

SARNIA, Ont. -- The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) is proud to announce its participants for the 16th season of the Female Apprentice Coach Program (FACP). The FACP is designed to identify and support female graduating student-athletes who demonstrate the desire and skills for coaching by providing them opportunities to share in the coaching experience in…

CCAA Women’s Basketball All-Stars From the First Half of the 2019-20 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2019-20 season is just around the corner. With that said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided fans all across Canada. From coast…

CCAA Men’s Basketball All-Stars From the First Half of the 2019-20 Season

SARNIA, Ontario — Christmas is under a week away, which means the New Year and the second half of the 2019-20 season is just around the corner. That said, there is still some time to reflect on the fall semester and the level of excitement that it provided across the country. From coast to coast,…

CCAA Men’s Basketball Starting Five: November 18 – 24, 2019

SARNIA, Ont. -- There are a ton of talented players from coast-to-coast who simply don’t get the attention they deserve. Breakout performances often go unnoticed with the exception of regional coverage. Triple-doubles go without mention, as do 60-point scoring efforts or games that see players pull down more than 20 rebounds in a night. As Canadians,…

CCAA Women’s Basketball Starting Five: Nov. 19-25, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- Fans saw a little bit of everything over the past seven days across the CCAA women's basketball landscape. Out in the ACAC, Tracy Lewis recorded a triple-double in a 19-point win for the Briercrest College Clippers, on the road no less. Another player recorded a double-double in a home win against her former program to…

Starting Five: Veterans Continue to Lead the Way for Top Contenders in the ACAC

SARNIA, Ontario -- The SAIT Trojans have reigned supreme in the ACAC in each of the last two seasons, and they will look to complete the trifecta in 2018-19. In each of the last two seasons, the Trojans have won the ACAC Championship and have advanced to the CCAA National Championships. While they have come up…

Starting Five: Brittney Thibeaux Drops Back-to-Back 31-Point Performances

SARNIA, Ontario -- Through three weeks of league play, the top contenders in the ACAC have started to separate themselves from the rest of the pack. In the latest edition of the CCAA Top 15 rankings, three teams from the conference are ranked inside the top nine teams in Canada. The 4-0 Medicine Hat Rattlers come…

Ambrose Lions Are Trending Upwards in the ACAC

CALGARY, Alberta -- The Ambrose Lions are trending upwards in the ACAC standings, and they will be looking to continue their rise in 2018-19. In 2016-17. the Lions finished the year with a record of 7-14, accumulating 14 points to finish in fifth place in the ACAC South Division. Ambrose closed the season on a four-game losing…

Ambrose Lions Looking to Make Positive Strides in 2018-19

CALGARY, Alberta -- It was a long season for the Ambrose Lions in 2017-18. The Lions went 3-2 over their five exhibition games, showing some promise for the regular season with all three wins coming by at least 11 points. They began the 2017-18 campaign with a 67-55 win at home over the Briercrest College Clippers, continuing their…