Basketball

Men avenge blow-out versus Windsor

On Saturday afternoon, the Laurier men’s basketball team was looking for more than an upset win over the hometown Windsor Lancers. They were also out for revenge. Just two weeks ago, those same Lancers paid a visit to the Laurier athletic complex and steamrolled the Hawks, winning 109-76, showing little sportsmanship along the way. “Late in that game Windsor put […]

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Women knock off third ranked Western

“It’s always more fun being the underdogs.” That was how fourth-year Christa Mancino summed up the position she and her fellow Laurier women’s basketball players were in on Saturday. Coming into their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West quarterfinal with the number-three nationally ranked Western Mustangs, the Hawks’ chances of advancing looked slim. Western, who was coming off a bye week, […]

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Basketball Hawks score huge upsets

On Saturday night in Windsor, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks basketball teams shocked just about everybody. First, the women’s team upset the number three nationally ranked Western Mustangs in their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) West semi final. And just a few hours later, the Hawks’ men’s squad pulled off an upset of their own, knocking off the Windsor Lancers, the […]

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Women’s basketball makes quick work of Guelph

Coming into the season Felicia Mazzerolle didn’t think she’d be seeing much playing time. But an early-season injury to veteran Amber Hillis forced Mazzerolle into action and on Wednesday night, the rookie point guard found herself starting in a do-or-die playoff game. And all the rookie did was pick a perfect time for one the best games of her young […]

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Men’s basketball fights to quarterfinals

It wasn’t as easy as they thought it would be, but the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s basketball team came away with a win in their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff date with the Guelph Gryphons on Wednesday night. Coming into the game, the 9-13 Gryphons seemed to be a mismatch for the Hawks, who finished 12 points ahead of […]

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Basketball playoff match-ups set

Both of Laurier’s basketball teams will be hosting an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff game, and both will be playing the Guelph Gryphons. Both WLU teams finished third in the OUA west division, with the Golden Hawk women posting a record of 15-7 and the men finishing 13-9. Laurier’s women’s team finished their season on Feb. 19 with a 68-55 […]

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Men’s volleyball heads for playoffs

The mission was simple: win and they’re in. And that’s exactly what the Laurier men’s volleyball team did on Saturday afternoon, downing the Ryerson Rams in straight sets to claim the final spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. “A big load of expectations has just been lifted off their shoulders,” said Laurier head coach Shayne White. “Hopefully this […]

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Men’s basketball falls in blow-out

To cap off what Laurier called Super Saturday during which there were four home games at the Athletics Complex, the Golden Hawks men’s basketball team played host to the Windsor Lancers in what was a critical game for playoff positioning. Unfortunately for the large crowd of predominantly Laurier fans, Windsor was the only team to put in a full game’s […]

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Laurier vs. McMaster basketball games postponed

The so-called ‘Snowmageddon 2011’ did more than just close Wilfrid Laurier University on Wednesday. The storm also prevented the McMaster Marauders basketball teams from making it to Waterloo for their scheduled match-ups with the Golden Hawks. Initially scheduled for 8:00 pm Wednesday night, the men’s game will now be played at 7:00 pm on Thursday at the WLU Athletic Complex. […]

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Women’s basketball back on track

Not a lot has gone wrong this season for the Golden Hawks women’s basketball team. After their 5-0 start, the purple and gold have maintained their spot amongst the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) west division’s elite, currently sitting in third. However, coming into Saturday’s match-up with the Brock Badgers, the Hawks found themselves in an unfamiliar position on a cold […]

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