Women’s hockey in last place midway through season

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team is in a tough spot heading into the winter break as they sit last in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) with a record of 3-7, losing their last five straight games. The Ravens find themselves below the McGill Martlets in the standings who have a two point lead with one less game played. With only 10 games left in the season, the Ravens are going to have to stage a comeback in the second half of the season with renewed strength if they hope to make it to the playoffs. The team finished the 2016-17 season in last place, with a record of 4-14. At this point in the season, the Ravens […]

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Women’s basketball heads into break undefeated

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team finished the first half of the season with an undefeated 10-0 record and are ranked fourth in the country thanks to a revamped offence and a strong defence. “I thought we did well,” head coach Taffe Charles said. “We were relatively healthy which was unusual for the first part of the year and maybe, because we’re deep. The minutes are being distributed pretty well.” The team is first in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and hasn’t lost since falling to the University of Alberta Pandas in exhibition play on Oct. 6. The team has emphasized being more offensive this season, according to Charles. So far, so good: the Ravens are at the top (or near) […]

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Men’s hockey regroups before break

At the midway point of the season, the Ravens men’s hockey team can be best described as surprising. The team is coming off a disappointing first-round exit during the 2016-17 season, which saw the departure of head coach Marty Johnson in the off-season. Also leaving the team were top-line-centre and last season’s leader in points on the team, Michael McNamee. In a pre-season interview with The Charlatan, interim head coach Shaun Van Allen said the team would have to start playing more physically. “I don’t want us to be an easy team to play if we’re going to be beat, I want the other team to know that they had to play a full 60 minutes to beat us,” Van […]

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Ravens men’s hockey ends losing streak

The Carleton Ravens hit the midpoint of the season on a high note, finishing off the weekend with big wins on the road over the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees and the surging Royal Military College (RMC) Paladins. The Ravens had come into the weekend on a four game losing streak, in which they were thoroughly outplayed by their opponents.  The weekend opened up on Dec. 1 across the city at the University of Ottawa with the Ravens looking for revenge following a 4-3 loss in the Colonel By Classic. The Ravens took full advantage, racing out to a early six goal lead in the first period. First-year forward Jared Steege scored twice and added an assist in […]

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Women’s hockey team loses to U of O

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team dropped their fifth straight game, falling to the cross-town rival the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees 3-2 at home on Dec. 1. The Ravens held a 2-1 lead heading into the third period, but could not hold on for the win. The team remains in last place in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec standings with a 3-7 record. The visitors struck first five minutes into the opening period as U of O forward Alyssa MacMillan fired home a shot from the slot that slid past Ravens goalie Katelyn Steele. Ravens forward Shannon Pearson went one-on-one with a defender, and snapped a shot, which was stopped by U of O goalie […]

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