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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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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Women’s rugby narrowly misses playoff spot

The Carleton Ravens women’s rugby team put up a strong fight against the Université de Montréal Carabins on Oct. 16, though ultimately fell short with a 17-17 draw, and missed out on a playoff berth due to a tiebreaker. The Ravens were in the lead until halftime with a score of 10-0, dominating the field the entire first half. “It was quite rainy and the conditions didn’t really allow us to play to a lot of our strengths,” said Ravens head coach Patrick Thompson. “We had to play for territory, which means kicking for territory playing the game in the other team’s half, [and] running away with point—which we did in the first thirty minutes and for a large portion of the second […]

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Women’s rugby battling for playoff berth

The Carleton Ravens women’s rugby team’s losing streak extended to three games, as they were defeated 29-8 by the Concordia Stingers at Raven Road Field on Oct. 2. Carleton started on the front foot, with a scrum on the five metre line after Concordia touched down in the goal area. Ravens  player Mel Judges picked the ball off the back of the scrum, but was penalized for holding onto the ball at the ruck, and Concordia was able to punt the ball clear. After that the game became scrappy, as the wet conditions led to a lot of handling errors and turnovers at the ruck. Concordia began to assert their dominance at this point, with a Stingers line break coming […]

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Women’s rugby surpasses last season’s win total

The Carleton Ravens women’s rugby team defeated the Sherbrooke Vert et Or by a score of 26-0 at Ravens Road Field on Sept. 18. The win improved their record to 3-0 on the season, which already surpasses the win total from last season. Ravens head coach Patrick Thompson said after the game that the play was much more physical in comparison to the previous two games. “We had a bit of a slow start,” Thompson said. “But we were happy with how they picked up the intensity, picked up the tempo and played a full eighty minutes.” The Ravens spent much of the first 15 minutes pinned in their own end by an aggressive Vert et Or attack. However, momentum in […]

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