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T Bay’s Emma Harja the Latest Wrestling Recruit

Aug 16 | News, Wrestling

Wrestling coach Francis Clayton has added another name to the list of recruits in 2016, the latest being Emma Harja, of Thunder Bay and Superior CVI. (Below: Sophomore Dana Campbell welcomes Emma Harja to the Thunderwolves) “Francis was a huge help in making my decision to come to Lakehead,” explains Harja. “On…

Thunder Bay’s Cole Bour Newest Wrestler at LU

Jul 7 | News, Wrestling

Lakehead Wrestling coach Francis Clayton has rounded out his recruiting class this week with the addition of Cole Bour, of Thunder Bay and Westgate High. Bour, (pronounced Bow-er) will pursue his degree in Kinesiology with a Concurrent Education degree at Lakehead University. The young grappler has wrestled most recently at the 67.5kg…

Women’s Volleyball adds Cecile Tshibungu

Jun 30 | News, Volleyball (W)

Women’s volleyball coach Chris Green has added Cecile Tshibungu, of Scarborough, Ontario, to his 2016 recruiting class. The 5’8″ leftside was impressed with Lakehead University’s campus and personnel during her visit to Thunder Bay in May. “I really like Thunder Bay. Coming from a big town, it’s different here, smaller, quiet. Everyone…

Manitoban Jon Hayter Now a Thunderwolf

Jun 23 | Basketball (M), News

Men’s basketball coach Manny Furtado announced Manitoban recruit Jon Hayter today, who arrives at Lakehead following a 2-year playing career for the Canadian Mennonite University Blazers. The 6’0″ point guard from Pinawa ranked near the top in several statistical categories in the Manitoba Colleges Athletics Conference, including scoring (16.9/game) rebounding (7.5/game) and…

Coach Clayton Adds Rugged Recruit: McKenzie Hall

Jun 2 | News, Wrestling

Coach Francis Clayton of Lakehead’s wrestling program counts hard work, heart, and toughness among the list of traits that define his recruiting class of 2016. The latest recruit to the women’s program, McKenzie Hall, is no exception. Hailing from from New Hamburg, Ontario (a short drive from Kitchener), McKenzie Hall is a…

Za’Keea Sa’eed-El Commits to Thunderwolves

May 26 | Basketball (W), News

Coach Jon Kreiner continued to re-load his backcourt this week, with Bloomington, Minnesota’s Za’Keea Sa’eed-El committing to the Thunderwolves. “We have added a very strong, athletic and smart point guard to our program,” said Kreiner in a radio interview Thursday morning. “Za’Keea has worked very hard to get to this point and…

Hammarskjold’s Kielly McDonough Commits to Lakehead Basketball

May 12 | Basketball (W), News

Kielly McDonough, a local basketball product out of Hammarskjold High, has committed to Lakehead University Basketball and Coach Jon Kreiner. McDonough has been on the Thunderwolves scene for some time now, having come through the Junior Wolves program and is now ready to take the next step. Says Kreiner, “Kielly has worked…

Standout Guard Nikki Ylagan Officially a Thunderwolf

May 12 | Basketball (W), News

Women’s basketball coach Jon Kreiner has announced the commitment of 5’5 guard Nikki Ylagan, of Mississauga. Ylagan (pronounced ‘lagan’, the ‘Y’ is silent) brings an impressive basketball resume, on top of an exceptional academic record to Lakehead University. “We are thrilled that Nikki has chosen Lakehead University to play basketball and further…


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