Post Tagged with: "Golden Hawks"

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Achaempong the first of three Golden Hawks selected in 2020 CFL Draft

The Golden Hawks men’s football program has reason to celebrate again as they have sent three more of their players to the professional league. Defensive Lineman, Sam Achaempong was selected in the second round and was the first of three Laurier players chosen in the 2020 Canadian Football League (CFL) Draft. Fellow defensive teammates, linebacker, Brad Cowan and linebacker, Tanner […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Coach Faulds talks new additions and transition to a remote offseason

In what has been an abnormal offseason for a variety of factors, Coach Faulds has remained busy as he shuffles around his coaching staff and solidifies their commitments for the 2020 recruiting class. After a second consecutive season of finishing 4-4 and missing out on the playoffs in the final game of the season, Coach Faulds has spent the offseason […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Football, Sports ·
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Brown and Laurie each honoured with the President’s Award after historic seasons

The Laurier Golden Hawks honoured their student-athletes, supporting staff and department members as they announced major award winners through an online banquet near the end of last month. Laurier’s annual athletic banquet honouring the accomplishments of the best student-athletes was scheduled to be held on April 6. This year, however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the event was forced to […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports ·
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Golden Hawks announce award winners through online banquet

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Laurier was forced to cancel their athletic banquet this year and instead held a digital version to honour their top student-athletes and hand out both their major awards and team-by-team awards to round out the 2019-2020 athletic season. The award winners are highlighted. Luke Fusco Athletic Academic Achievement Award Male Jeremy Gamm (Men’s Rugby) 10.8 […]

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Laurier men’s curling named OUA male team of the year

The Wilfrid Laurier Men’s curling team capped off an exceptional season on the ice,winning both the OUA Provincial Championship and USPORTS National championships. The season ended well as the team was honoured with deserving rewards for their contributions both on and off the ice. A well-rounded team consisted of three First Team All-Canadians were led by anacademic award nomineewho greatly […]

by Alex Dametto· · More Sports, Sports ·
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Underdog Hawks advance to OUA semi finals

Justin Serresse and the Golden Hawks men’s basketball team are back in the semifinals for the second straight year after two big playoff victories this past week. On the road in Kingston Wednesday night,  Laurier was able to defeat Queen’s in the first round of the OUA Wilson Cup Finals. After beating Queen’s, Laurier made the long travel to Thunder […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Hawks v.s. Gryphons in round 1 rematch

It’s playoff time in the OUA and the Laurier Golden Hawks enter the post-season this year playing as good of hockey as they have played in almost a decade. The Guelph Gryphons await the Golden Hawks as the playoffs will get underway starting this Thursday. The Golden Hawks were able to clinch a playoff spot with a statement win over […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Hockey, Sports ·
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Special night for seniors as basketball teams end home schedule

Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams ended their home season and have their eyes set towards the playoffs after each playing two games this past week. It is an exciting time for basketball around the Laurier campus, as both Golden Hawks teams were able to clinch a playoff spot recently and honoured their seniors at their final home game […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Basketball, Sports ·
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Football team names new offensive coordinator

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks’ football team has a new addition to their coaching roster with the hiring of Todd Galloway as the new offensive coordinator and student-athlete development. “We had a very good candidate pool for the offensive coordinator position here at Laurier, so we went through an interview process and coming out of it, although there were some […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Football, Sports ·
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Swim team ready for provincials this Thursday

The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks swim team travelled to Toronto two weekends ago and put together an impressive performance in what was their final tune-up before the OUA Championships. Over three days of competition at the Toronto Grand Prix and the University of Toronto Invitational, the Golden Hawks were able to achieve five top five finishes in five different events. […]

by Mark Cascagnette· · Sports ·