Alex Dametto

Alex is in her fourth year of communications. She is new to The Cord as the Lead Sports Reporter. Alex’s favourite sport is Hockey and her favourite player is Nazem Kadri. She is really excited to be joining The Cord team and can’t wait to see some live Golden Hawk games!

Articles by Alex Dametto

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Kate Moran on overcoming injury and being named rookie of the year

Female Rookie of the Year Kate Moran has had an incredible first season with the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s basketball team. After two injuries and now a pandemic, Moran has stayed positive and grown her love for basketball.   Moran, a Waterloo native, is an accomplished basketball player who has overcome multiple injuries and continues to impress those watching her play. […]

by Alex Dametto· · Basketball, Sports ·
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2021 FISU Winter Universaide postponed

In what will come as disappointing news to Laurier’s undefeated men’s curling team, the 2021 FISU winter games which were set to be held in January have officially been postponed. Matt Wilkinson and his curling team, the OUA male team of the year were set to represent Canada at the 2021 FISU Winter Universiade following their USPORTS National Championship win […]

by Alex Dametto· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier alumnus Larry Uteck inducted into the CFL Hall of Fame

Over the summer the Canadian Football Hall of Fame announced Laurier alumnus, Larry Uteck would be inducted into the builder’s category as a member of the 2020 Hall of Fame class.  The CFL Hall of Fame and Museum announced their 2020 Class on July 16th, 2020 with a notable Laurier alumnus being inducted, Larry Uteck, who was recognized as a […]

by Alex Dametto· · Football, Sports ·
Brianna Iannazzo wins Outstanding Women of Laurier Award 2020

Brianna Iannazzo wins Outstanding Women of Laurier Award 2020

The Outstanding Women of Laurier award, originally scheduled for March 26, was cancelled due to the current global pandemic. The Athletics and Recreation departments worked hard to hold the ceremony virtually and were able to do that during this past month, as they were finally able to recognize the amazing nominees on Aug. 6.  This year Brianna Iannazzo from Thornhill, […]

by Alex Dametto· · Sports ·
Women’s basketball adds four new recruits to roster

Women’s basketball adds four new recruits to roster

Wilfrid Laurier University women’s varsity basketball team has just come off of a 10-12 season with a first-round OUA playoff exit. Head Coach Falco finished up recruitment just before the pandemic hit, adding four new players who contribute to both the team and Laurier’s academics. Joining the Golden Hawks for the 2020-21 season are guard Dylan Mazzuchin of Sudbury, Ont.,wing […]

by Alex Dametto· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Laurier men’s curling named OUA male team of the year

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s curling team capped off an exceptional season on the ice,winning both the OUA Provincial Championship and USPORTS National championships. The season ended well as the team was honoured with deserving rewards for their contributions both on and off the ice. A well-rounded team consisted of three First Team All-Canadians were led by anacademic award nomineewho greatly […]

by Alex Dametto· · More Sports, Sports ·