Campus Life

Horns bring in Medicine Hat College transfer

Third-year University of Lethbridge Pronghorns women's basketball head coach Erin McAleenan continues to add to her 2015-16 recruiting class, announcing the commitment of Medicine Hat product and college transfer, Kennedy Werre to the program for the fall 2015 semester.

Werre played two seasons with the Medicine Hat College Rattlers in the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) and will have three years of post-secondary eligibility remaining. Prior to joining the Rattlers, Werre won three provincial silver medals as a player at Medicine Hat McCoy High School.

“Kennedy is a tough competitor and her athleticism will help us in the forward position,” says McAleenan. “She can step in and play right away, and her experience from playing two years for Jason (McLester) at MHC have really helped her develop into a CIS player. We are thrilled to be adding Kennedy to our program and think she will be able to make an impact right away.”

An ACAC South second team all-star last season with the Rattlers, Werre averaged 12.7 points and 8.8 rebounds per game and was named the team’s most valuable player. The 5-foot-10 forward averaged 6.1 points per game in her freshman season.

“I chose the U of L because it will challenge me on and off the court, and also in the classroom,” says Werre. “I loved the atmosphere when I got a tour of the school; it’s a whole new level compared to college, and one that I am looking forward to take on.”

The addition of Werre brings the women’s basketball 2015-16 recruiting class to four and McAleenan hopes to further add to this year’s recruiting class before training camp opens in the fall.