Soccer

Men’s soccer wins two

The Golden Hawks’ men’s soccer team played two games against the Waterloo Warriors this past weekend, but it seemed as though they only really played one. Identical 2-0 victories with goals by Spencer Cawker and Alex Doma in both games put the Hawks ahead of their cross-town rivals in the 2009 season. The wins continue a streak of strong play […]

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Hawks suffer first loss of season

On Saturday afternoon, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team lost for the first time this season, falling 3-0 to the Western Mustangs. The Hawks dominated the play until the Mustangs notched a controversial goal 30 minutes into the first half.  Western’s Chantal Blais’s shot from just inside the 18-yard box hit the cross-bar and ricocheted downward. Laurier’s goalkeeper, Tristin […]

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Men’s soccer team winless on weekend

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ men’s soccer team, brimming with optimism from their first win of the season last week against Guelph, was defeated on home turf Saturday against the Western Mustangs.        Despite matching their rivals from London stride for stride, the Golden Hawks fell to the Mustangs 1-0 on a late goal by Mark Pocrnic in the 84th […]

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Laurier women’s soccer loses to Western in shortened game

Today, the Laurier/Western women’s soccer match was abandoned thirty-five minuets into the second half due to lightening. The score at this time was 3-0 for Western, making for Laurier’s first defeat of the season. “I don’t think the score was reflective of the game,” said Laurier’s head coach, Barry MacLean. “We were out shooting them considerably today and I think […]

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Hawks yet to lose

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ women’s soccer team kept their undefeated streak alive over the weekend with 4-0 and 1-0 wins over the Guelph Gryphons and York Lions, respectively, in their first two home games of the season. “I think it’s [been] our best performance thus far,” said head coach Barry MacLean following Sunday’s win. “We are gaining more confidence […]

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Men’s soccer team back on track

There might not be many rivalries in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) soccer, but this is one of the best. When asked if there was a rivalry between Laurier and York, Laurier coach Mario Halapir was clear in his answer, “Not for me … there is no such thing.” “My rivalry is every time we step on the field, it’s the […]

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Lagonia returns to Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier’s Alyssa Lagonia has achieved one of the highest honours in all of sports: playing for her country on the international level. The third-year business student earned a spot on Canada’s senior women’s soccer team, making her the only Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) player on the roster. She has now appeared in four international matches. “It was truly an […]

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