Five athletes earn Reader’s Choice awards

The readers voted and The Charlatan listened. A total of 1,279 votes were cast, and the following five athletes have earned this year’s Reader’s Choice awards. Katelyn Steele Women’s hockey 580 votes In her third season with the Ravens, Steele was named an RSEQ Second-Team All-Star. Steele ranked sixth in U SPORTS with 541 saves as well as the RSEQ’s second-best save percentage at 0.920 per cent, and posted a goals-against average of 3.03. “She’s the most competitive person that I know, she works her butt off, she really wants to win and she wants to see this program do well,” Ravens teammate Tawnya Guindon said. “All the little details that she does makes her so successful.” Aaron Woods Lacrosse […]

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Steve Sumarah voted top Reader’s Choice coach

This past season, Carleton Ravens football head coach Steve Sumarah led the Ravens to their best finish since getting their return in 2013, reaching the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Semifinals, before falling to the Western Mustangs. For his efforts this season, Sumarah earned 66 votes, and earned The Charlatan Reader’s Choice award. “He’s a huge players coach. What that means from a players perspective is that he always cares about his players on a personal level,” former Ravens quarterback Jesse Mills said. “He’s not somebody who treats their players like they are just a person who shows up to practice to do their stuff. He takes an interest in everybody individually.” Ravens receiver Kyle VanWynsberghe agreed with Mills, and said he would describe Sumarah as a […]

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Ravens skiers compete at Nordic Championships

The Carleton Ravens Nordic Ski team finished the season strong at the Canadian College and University Nordic Championships at Canmore, Alta. from March 18-25. The Ravens men’s team finished second with 388 points for a second-place finish, while the women’s team finished fourth with 314 points for fourth place. Chris Weller and Carrington Pomeroy finished third in the men’s relay cross. Rookie Aidan Kirkham earned a bronze medal in the 10km interval race and a silver in the 15km interval. “The first day was really good. I was pretty surprised,” Kirkham said of the 10 km race. “Even though I didn’t have the highest result . . . I still had a very good race.” “It was definitely about pacing. […]

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Leaving the Nest: Guindon wraps up five years as a Raven

Carleton Ravens women’s hockey forward Tawnya Guindon recently finished her fifth and final season with the team. Guindon was named captain of the women’s hockey team ahead of the 2015-16 season, and wore the ‘C’ on her jersey for two years. Over the course of her time at Carleton, Guindon racked up 18 goals and 25 assists, and played in 79 regular season games. The Charlatan spoke with Guindon about her thoughts on her time as a Raven, as well as her plans once she graduates. The Charlatan (TC): What has been your most memorable moment playing for the Ravens? Tawnya Guindon (TG): I’d have to say last year when we beat McGill, just because of the historical statistics about Carleton not being able to beat McGill […]

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Ten athletes nominated for Reader’s Choice awards

As the 2016-17 athletics season winds down at Carleton, The Charlatan is giving readers the opportunity to vote for their top five Ravens athletes this season. Online voting has opened at www.charlatan.ca, and will conclude on April 3. Nate Behar Football In his fourth season with the Ravens, Behar helped lead the team to a third straight Panda Game victory, as well as their first playoff win at home in 30 years. Behar ranked second in all of U SPORTS this season with nine touchdowns, third in receptions with 57, and sixth in yards per game with 98.5. Behar also registered 788 receiving yards, and a longest gain of 65 yards. Behar is also eligible for the Canadian Football League […]

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