Women's Basketball Open Tryouts
August 29, 2017
The Langara Women's Basketball team will hold open tryouts for the 2017-18 season.
Date: Tuesday Sept 5th
Location: Langara Gymnasium
Date: Wednesday Sept 6th
Location: Langara Gymnasium
If interested in attending please contact Head coach Winston Brown at email@example.com
Falcons ID Camp
March 9, 2017
All athletes who are interested in showcasing their abilities are invited to come to the Langara Falcons women's basketball identification Camp on Saturday April 1st, 2017. We are looking for potential players for the 2017/2018 season.
The Langara Falcons play in the PACWEST conference which is comprised of 11 member institutions throughout the Province. The PACWEST provides student-athletes with the opportunity to take the next step athletically and to develop and compete at a high level. We have an experienced and talented group of coaches, who strive to challenge each athlete to maximize their potential in a dynamic and engaging environment. We are looking for players that are passionate about basketball, committed to getting better, and have the skill set or determination to compete at this next level.
Langara College is located in the center of Vancouver close to the Canada line and bus service. We have excellent academic programs with small class sizes and relatively inexpensive tuition costs.
We encourage each athlete to bring their parents/guardians along as we will host a tour of the school and offer a parent orientation, along with a question and answer session on Langara College's Academic and Basketball Program.
In the gym session, we will be evaluating skill level, competitiveness, as well as basketball IQ and team play, so bring your shoes, reversible jersey and water bottle.
1:30pm Brief Introductions
1:40pm School Tour/Parent Info Session
3pm On court Instruction/Evaluation
5:45pm Closing Comments
If interested in attending the camp, or if you have any questions, please contact Head Coach Winston Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
Falcons loose in PACWEST Championship Quarterfinal
March 2, 2017
VIU Mariners 73 - Langara Falcons 64
It was a tale of two halves as the women’s bracket opened at the 2017 PACWEST championship tournament with the VIU Mariners claiming a 73-64 victory. The sixth seed Langara Falcons played outstanding in the first half and held a halftime lead of 43-38 getting contributions from the majority of their players and forced the Mariners into 14 first half turnovers. However the Mariners showed why they are the defending PACWEST champions with a dominating third quarter outscoring the Falcons 24-9. They were able to maintain their strong play in the fourth and secured the win.
Emily Clarke was named player of the game with 20 points while Kaitlyn Lafontaine chipped in with 18. Victoria Brown dropped eight points in the fourth quarter and finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds.The Falcons were led by Coco Suave and her 16 points and Georgia Paterson dropped 12.The Mariners will now face the Douglas College Royals in Friday’s semi-final at 1:00pm.
Langara Opens Season With Loss to Quest
Nov 1, 2016
The Langara women's basketball team opened their season at home this past Friday against the Quest Kermodes. Quest was able to jump out to an early lead in the first quarter taking a 20-13 advantage into the second. Neither team managed much scoring in the second quarter as both teams struggled to find their range. In the second half Haylee Robertson came alive for Langara and put up 10 of her 12 points to help the Falcons to make a come back bid down the stretch, but 8 points was as close as they would get and would ultimately take a 65-57 loss. The high scorer for the Falcons was Coco Sauve who contributed 13 points in her debut as a Falcon.
Up next the Falcons will travel to take on the CBC Bearcats on Saturday November 5th, tip off 5:00pm
Langara Alumni Game
Oct 3, 2016
The Langara Women's Basketball team was delighted to see so many former Falcons out to play in the alumni game. It was a tightly contested affair and the current Falcons were able to pull it out and get the win 50-41.