Soccer

Hawks continue hot start

Both of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks soccer teams remained undefeated over the weekend, taking down the McMaster Marauders and Guelph Gryphons to improve to 3-0 on the season. Second half strikes from Amanda Mithrush and Sadie Anderson were plenty for the women’s team to power past the visiting Gryphons by a score of 2-0 on Sunday afternoon. It truly […]

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Soccer Hawks strive for redemption

Coming into last season, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team was riding an incredible high. They were defending Ontario University Athletics (OUA) champions. Provincial all-star Alex Doma was back along with a host of key returning players. And highly touted rookie goalkeeper Jarrett Humphreys appeared to be the perfect replacement for the departed Yousef El-Abbar. But as the […]

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WLU women’s soccer opens with win

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team started their season on high note on Sunday afternoon, defeating the Waterloo Warriors 3-1. Rookie Amanda Mithrush led the way for the Hawks, scoring a pair of goals in her first career start. “Overall, I think we were clearly the dominant team today,” said Hawks’ head coach Barry MacLean. “I’m happy with […]

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Rookies lead soccer Hawks over Warriors

Three first-years led the way offensively on Sunday afternoon as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team dropped the Waterloo Warriors 3-0 in their first match of the 2010 season. “Excellent,” said Laurier head coach Mario Halapir when asked about his team’s performance. “We still have some work to do, but I think as far as our ability to […]

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Editorial: How many blown calls will it take?

After the pair of blatant missed calls in Sunday’s World Cup round of 16 games, the question must be raised: How many times will FIFA allow themselves to be embarrassed before they get themselves out of the stone age? Both Frank Lampard’s non-goal in the England-Germany match and the goal that was clearly offside in the Argentina-Mexico game could have […]

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Security concerns surround World Cup

Every four years, in front of the eyes of the world, countries battle it out on the soccer pitch for one common goal: winning the FIFA World Cup. This year, it is to South Africa we turn, on a continent that has never before held the World Cup. Since FIFA awarded South Africa with the responsibility of hosting the event, […]

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Malizia named All-Canadian

On Wednesday, Heather Malizia, of the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team, was named a second-team Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) All-Canadian. Malizia was one of the Hawks’ top offensive weapons all-season, finishing the regular season with seven goals, good enough for 6th in Ontario. The midfielder becomes the first member of the women’s soccer team to earn All-Canadian status […]

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Women’s soccer team falls in bronze medal game

An outstanding season by the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team culminated with disappointment and heartbreak on the weekend. The squad finished fourth place in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs, after losing the bronze medal game 3-2 in penalty kicks to the Ottawa Gee-Gees. “We were expecting more,” said stand-out Hawks midfielder Heather Malizia. “We had high expectations […]

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Soccer Hawks lose bronze in shoot-out

After being upset in extra-time by the Queen’s Gaels in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semi-final on Saturday, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team played the Ottawa Gee Gees for the provincial bronze medal on Sunday. After a tight 90 minutes of regulation, the teams went to extra-time tied at two. The additional half an hour solved nothing […]

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Soccer heads to semi-final

The Brock Badgers have given the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team problems all season long. The powerhouse Hawks defeated every opponent in their division at least once in the regular season except for the Badgers, who they tied twice, both by a score of 1-1. The Hawks played the Badgers again on Saturday in the Ontario University Athletics’ […]

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