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Women’s soccer loses to York in close match

This past Sunday afternoon, the Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team played host to the York University Lions. The Golden Hawks started the game well defensively, not giving the Lions many looks in their own end and the Golden Hawks had some nice counter attacks up the field. At the 30th minute, the Golden Hawks conceded a free kick from […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports ·
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Close defeat against York for men’s soccer

The rain seemed to clear just in time for the Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team to take to the pitch against the York Lions. Laurier is looking to carry over the momentum from their last game when they defeated the Waterloo Warriors 8-1 at home and Niklas Bauer scored his highlight- reel goal. Early on in this one, the […]

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Unusual start to the season for women’s soccer

The Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer team had an unusual start to their 2016 Ontario University Athletics season, last weekend. Facing off against the Guelph Gryphons and the Waterloo Warriors, the Hawks picked up two points, earning a 2-2 draw against the Gryphons and a 1-1 draw against the Warriors. “I think we were good. We had some ups and downs […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports ·
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Laurier’s women’s soccer has a fresh start

There will be a new look to the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team when they hit the pitch this season. Last year, Laurier finished in second place in the Ontario University Athletics conference and earned a spot in the final four, hosted by Ottawa. Having to beat a potent Gee-Gees squad in the OUA semifinals, the Hawks came […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports ·
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Split start for men’s soccer team

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s soccer team may have split their series between the Guelph Gryphons and the Waterloo Warriors last weekend—and the game against Guelph may not have been pretty—but head coach, Mario Halapir, was nothing but optimistic about the team on the field this year. The Hawks dropped a 4-0 decision against the Gryphons on Saturday afternoon before they […]

by Drew Yates· · 0 comments · Soccer, Sports ·
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Normandeau wins Outstanding Women of Laurier award

When Jacky Normandeau got up on stage as one of the nominees for the Outstanding Women of Laurier award with Evie Fortier and Suzanne Boroumand, she wasn’t nervous. But that was mainly because she thought she wouldn’t win. Normandeau was the recipient of the 11th annual OWL award, given to the woman who best combines athletic and academic achievement with […]

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Hawk assistant coach Niki Budalic southbound to ‘gulf state’

Hawk coach hired as assistant general manager of Orlando City Soccer Club

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