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Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team adding eight new members

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s basketball team will be adding eight new members to their roster next year, following a season that saw them advance to the OUA semi-finals, their best result in 40 years. Four new high school recruits to the team are forwards in Ree Compton and Benhur Gebrekidan, as well as shooting guards Nickolas Rakas and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·

Wilfrid Laurier University 2019 athletic Hall of Fame has eight new members

On June 5, eight more members were added to the Wilfrid Laurier University 2019 athletic Hall of Fame, including five athletes, one “[team] builder” and the 2008 men’s and women’s soccer teams. The first individual included is Candice Styles, who, among other titles, was named the 2014 Laurier Athlete of the Year, two-time OUA all-star (2012/2013 and 2013/2014) and was […]

by Aaron Hagey· · Sports ·
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Laurier men’s golf team finishes in top 10 at 2019 Canadian University/College Golf Championship

Last week, from May 28-31, at the 2019 Canadian University/College Golf Championship, hosted by the Fanshawe College Falcons at the FireRock Golf Club in Komoka, Ontario, the Laurier Golden Hawk’s men’s team finished in the top 10, for the third year in a row. The FireRock GC featured an 18-hole, 72-par course, in which 20 men’s teams and 12 women’s […]

by Aaron Hagey· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Retired Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne recipient of OUA John McManus award

On May 15, 2019, former Laurier women’s hockey coach Rick Osborne was awarded the OUA’s John McManus award, an honour that recognizes a retired OUA coach who has exemplified sportsmanship and service to the greatest extent during their tenure coaching in university sport. Osborne took over the women’s hockey team midway through the 2003-2004 season, and in his time as […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Sydney Pattison receives 14th annual Outstanding Women of Laurier award

On Thursday Mar. 28, Laurier Athletics held the fourteenth annual Outstanding Women of Laurier dinner event at Bingeman’s Conference Centre in Kitchener to celebrate the achievements of women in athletics. The night featured many different sectors, including the presentation of the Dolores “Mitzi” Michael Women Leaders Scholarship, a keynote address by TSN radio host Andi Petrillo and the announcement of […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Sports ·
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Pair of Hawks prepare to compete at 2019 Canadian swimming trials

Wilfrid Laurier University’s varsity swimmers Jasmine Raines and Tyson MacDonald are all set to compete at the 2019 Canada Swimming Trials. The trials will take place from Apr. 3 to 7 in Toronto as MacDonald and Raines will get the opportunity to eventually represent Canada at the international level. “I’m really excited. This will be my second time competing at […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Recapping the top sports moments from the 2018-19 season

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · Sports ·
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Justin Serresse coaches Team Red to victory at Biosteel all Canadian game

Wilfrid Laurier University’s men’s varsity basketball head coach Justin Serresse coached Team Red to a victory at the Biosteel All Canadian Boys Basketball Game on Mar. 31 in Toronto. The game consisted of the top 24 male Canadian high school basketball players. Coach Serresse coached some of the players on his team in the past and he has now established […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Laurier cricket club’s women’s team finishes 2nd at indoor tournament

The Laurier Cricket Club’s women’s team finished in second place at the first ever Canadian College Cricket Women’s Ontario Cup this past weekend. The tournament was an indoor cricket competition featuring numerous schools from all over Ontario. The Hawks defeated the hosts, Ryerson, in the semi-finals to get to the final where they took on York University. “We trained really […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·
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Chuder Teny: Leaving a lasting impact on the Laurier basketball program

Before being interviewed, Wilfrid Laurier University’s basketball star Chuder Teny told me to come over to his house sometime so that he can beat me in FIFA. Although it was said in jest, this comment gave me a glimpse into Teny’s competitive nature. Chuder Teny has made a massive impact on the Laurier men’s basketball program throughout his five years […]

by Pranav Desai· · Sports ·