What Does Western Have in Store for 2020-21 After 14-Win Improvement Last Season?

LONDON, Ont. -- 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.…

Rachel Fradgley’s Self Discovery

by Michael Sun - The Charlatan LONDON, Ont. -- Rachel Fradgley is back home. The London forward and Western teacher’s college student has had a basketball career and life of highs and lows – as well as self-discovery. It’s taken her from London to Vancouver to back to London. Now, she’s playing for the local Western…

The Happiness of Elizabeth Leblanc

by Michael Sun, The Charlatan LONDON, Ont. -- Elizabeth Leblanc was going to teacher’s college. She knew that last summer. What she didn’t know was that she would be playing basketball again – and enjoying it. Leblanc – known as Becky – finished off an illustrious four-year career at Carleton University in 2018. She was…

U Sports 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. 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,…

U Sports Women’s Basketball Starting Five: November 4 – 10, 2019

SARNIA, Ontario -- 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…