Men’s hockey eliminated from playoffs by the U of O

For the second year in a row, the Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team has been eliminated from the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Queen’s Cup quarterfinals. On Feb. 18, the Carleton Ravens lost 4-2 to the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees in Game 3 of the quarterfinal series. The two teams were evenly matched headed into the playoffs, with Carleton sitting at a 17-7-4 record in fourth place and the U of O sitting at a 16-8-4 record in fifth place. Carleton was able to start the series off with a 3-2 overtime win in Game 1, but the U of O came back strong with a 5-0 win in Game 2. With the series tied at one, this […]

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Women’s basketball sets OUA win record

The Carleton women’s basketball team broke an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) record of 37 consecutive regular season wins as they beat the Nipissing Lakers and the Laurentian Voyageurs on Feb. 9 and 10. The team won without the services of veteran forward Catherine Traer, who was out for precautionary reasons after an injury. The Ravens beat the record as they topped the Lakers 90-41 for their 38th straight regular season win. The team jumped out to an early 12-0 lead thanks to two layups by Heather Lindsay and two three-pointers by Jenjen Abella. Nicole Gilmore also scored during the run, part of her game-high 24 points. The Ravens were up 18-5 after one quarter and 39-24 by halftime. The Ravens […]

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Men’s hockey loses 5-0 to the U of O in playoff series

Coming off a dramatic overtime victory in Game 1 of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) quarterfinals, the Carleton Ravens travelled across town to take on the University of Ottawa (U of) Gee-Gees in the second game of the series. The Ravens, without captain Brett Welychka in the lineup following a hit to the head in the final regular season game against Concordia, had to make several key adjustments from the first match up, in which they had a disastrous defensive showing, allowing 30 shots on goaltender Francois Brassard. “He was unbelievable, he really just stole one for us,” said forward Curtis Meighan of Brassard’s performance the previous game. Within the first five minutes, despite having a high-energy start, the Ravens […]

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Alyssa Cerino finds her place with Carleton basketball

“In the end, it wasn’t the right fit for me,” Ravens forward Alyssa Cerino said about her decision to transfer from the Windsor Lancers at the end of last season. The Stoney Creek, Ont., native chose to attend Carleton after two years at Windsor partly because of her friendship with Ravens point guard Jenjen Abella. “It was a tough decision,” she reflected. “Obviously transferring, change is a big thing but I knew [Abella] kind of made it more comfortable and easy.” Abella and Cerino have known each other since Cerino’s high school days in Stoney Creek. “At home, we train together every day and we’d always talk about playing together but never could because she was at [Mohawk College] and […]

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Men’s hockey split final two games of season

The Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team defeated the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Patriotes (UQTR) 4-2 on Feb. 9, and then fell to the Concordia Stingers 4-2 on Feb. 10 in the final two games of the regular season. Prior to the game against UQTR, the Ravens honored David Weckworth, Fabian Walsh, Derek Brown, Ryan Van Stralen, Conor McLaren, Brett Welychka, Curtis Meighan, Tyler Akeson, and Matthew Jenkins in a graduation ceremony as it was their last home game of the regular season. The Ravens struck first, when just 34 seconds into the opening period, Weckworth fired the puck into the back of the net past Patriotes goaltender Sebastien Auger and in doing so, scored his first goal of the […]

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