Women's lacrosse hopes to end the season on a high note heading into OUAs (Photo by Kha Vo)

Fighting adversity

It hasn’t been easy for Wilfrid Laurier’s women’s lacrosse team. Coming off a disappointing ending to the 2012 season where the Hawks only lost two regular season games, but then lost to the Guelph Gryphons in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinal, there were high expectations for this year. However, the season hasn’t been without its setbacks. Earlier in the […]

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Erica Howard gives her acceptance speech at this year's Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Heather Davidson)

Athletes inducted into Laurier Hall of Fame

It’s something Brian Devlin will never forget. Being part of the 2005 Vanier Cup football team for Wilfrid Laurier University is forever etched into his mind. Being the kicker that won the Vanier Cup for Laurier is there too. And by being inducted into Laurier’s Hall of Fame Friday night, he’s forever etched into Laurier’s history. “Sometimes I think back […]

The Hawks start their fall campaign this upcoming week. (Photos by Megan Cherniak, Heather Davidson and Jody Waardenburg; Photo manipulation by Kate Turner)

A guide to the Fall Hawks

Football: Considering the changes that the men’s football team has gone through, there is a lot that can be expected from the upcoming season. In the pocket will be quarterbacks Julien John and James Fracas, both with minimal experience and a lofty offence. However, with new head coach Michael Faulds as the offensive coordinator, there’s anticipation with the new no-huddle […]

Lacrosse team reclaims gold medal

Well, that had to be one of the fastest rebuilds in sports history. Just a year after suffering from significant roster turnover that resulted in a 7-5 season, ending a streak of six straight provincial championships, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse team once again owns the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) gold medal. The Hawks downed the Western Mustangs […]

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Women’s lacrosse ends season with three wins

Sunday afternoon, the Laurier women’s lacrosse team hosted the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks, in a triumphant 14-4 victory. The team managed to finish the season at the top of the league, following up a close victory against the Western Mustangs followed by consecutive victories against Queen’s and UOIT on Sunday. Saturday the Golden Hawks beat the […]

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Women’s lacrosse improves to 4-1

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse team edged out a win Sunday morning, ending their match against Queens 7-5 after beating McMaster 12-1 the previous day. Coming off of last week’s 2-1 loss to Guelph, head coach Lynn Orth was happy to see practice paying off for her team. “This game was totally different than the game we lost […]

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Bryan named All-Canadian

Last week, Glenn Bryan, a midfielder on Laurier’s men’s lacrosse team was awarded All-Canadian status by the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA). Bryan had a terrific season for the purple and gold, scoring eight goals and adding 18 assists for a team-leading 26 points.

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Hawks lose gold

For the first time since 2002, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s lacrosse team ended their season with something other than a gold medal. On Sunday, the Hawks lost 9-5 to the Western Mustangs in the Ontario University Athletics’ (OUA) finals at McMaster’s Alumni Field, earning them the silver medal. The Hawks came into the final four weekend ranked fourth […]

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Lacrosse team splits weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks’ women’s lacrosse team has had a turbulent year. They have been dominating the province for the last several seasons and have won seven Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships under head coach Lynn Orth. However, this year, with a fresh young roster, they have fought hard for a respectable 5-4 record. This mediocre season was […]

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Lacrosse team’s winning streak ends

On Saturday morning, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s lacrosse team did something that they hadn’t done since Oct. 1, 2006 – lose. When the Hawks fell 9-5 to the Western Mustangs, they saw their winning streak of 29 games abruptly snapped in their first game of the new season. “We really didn’t play that well, so the loss wasn’t […]

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