Abdulhamid Ibrahim

Abdulhamid Ibrahim

Now a fourth year student at Laurier as a double major Communication Studies and Cultural Studies student, as well as the Sports Manager of Radio Laurier, Abdulhamid will look to play a key role once again in the sports section returning as the Lead Sports Reporter for The Cord.

Articles by Abdulhamid Ibrahim

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What to do with a degree? Life after university for Laurier athletes

Lives of student athletes can be quite misconstrued in society. This is especially the case when it comes to the goals they have, their aspirations and what lies ahead of them. When you consider the type of commitment they put into their respective sports and teams, it can be quite hard to imagine that some student-athletes may have dreams and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Researchers at UW develop a method to optimize Paralympic wheelchair designs

Sometimes we lose sight of those who are underrepresented when looking at ways to improve our society. Whenever we are positioned to directly assist others, especially regarding innovation, it is quite beautiful. In this case, we may soon witness the departure of mass-produced wheelchairs and the grand entrance to optimized wheelchairs customized to Paralympic athletes. Enter, Brock Laschowski. Laschowski is […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Finalists for the 13th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier announced

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award is one that has recognized well-deserving women that have done a excelled both athletically and academically. For the thirteenth time, one woman will gain that level of recognition. This past week, the Athletics Department announced its three finalists for this year’s award, which is given to a female Laurier student athlete who best combines […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Rookie Anthony Sorrentino is a reason for hope for the Hawks

The last couple of years, the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s hockey team has been on a bit of a come up. After missing the playoffs for the previous few years, they have managed to be able to not only make the playoffs but also get home-ice advantage. While they have had early exits, there is hope, especially with new faces. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Tevaun Kokko and Ali Sow’s outstanding seasons receive All-OUA recognition

Similar to the pros, it’s that time of the year — midway through the OUA men’s basketball playoffs — where we get to see some of the very best the OUA has to offer from this season. Among this exclusive group, Laurier has two representatives this year, the first being rookie Ali Sow. Sow put together the most impressive of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier’s season comes to abrupt end at the claws of the Badgers

It’s been a while since the Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s basketball team has had a home playoff game. That changed on Feb. 21 and it also came with a huge win over the red hot McMaster Marauders. This game had a whole different outcome than most expected, with the Hawks winning by 26 points. The Golden Hawks came out firing […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Nicole Morrison is on the path to make Laurier history

Following a 65-48 loss to Western on Wednesday, Feb. 7, the Hawks were looking to rebound against the Guelph Gryphons with a chance to improve their ranking. If there was any additional motivation this team needed, it also happened to be Senior’s Day, a day where Laurier honoured seniors Nicole Morrison, Lauren Jamieson, Melissa Pare, Sarah Dillon, Irena Rynkiewicz and […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks fall to Windsor after overcoming Brock

Coming off a run where they won three out of their last four games, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team was looking to continue their strong play into Wednesday where they finally got their rematch with the visiting Brock Badgers. Having lost the first matchup 65-60 in the season opener, both teams have led two different years with Brock […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks lose momentum on the road to the playoffs

When the season began, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team had plenty of buzz for all the additions that had been made to go along with the young talent that was already on the roster. Going 3-7 to start the year, unable to match the hype, the question became whether they’ll find it in them to meet the buzz. […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks stay hot on the path to the playoffs

Coming off of a close loss to McMaster a couple of days prior, the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s basketball team was looking to rebound and get back into the win column. The Hawks were also looking to avenge their 11-point loss to the Waterloo Warriors in early December. This game came to be quite a competitive matchup and the type […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Basketball, Sports ·