Ravens golf team hires new program head

 The Carleton Ravens golf team has announced the hiringof newprogram head David McBain, who will be taking over from former head coach Andrew Donaldson. McBain was a varsity golfer himself with the Ravens team back in the 1970s. He was also one of the first two players ever to be awarded an athletic scholarship for golf in Canada. He spent the last five years as the golf team’s mental coach. “I feel the transition [from mental coach to head coach] is natural,” McBain said. McBain identified the short length of the U Sports golf season as a major challenge, because he said coaches and players are only able to spend a couple of months with one another. “Tryouts for the […]

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Ravens Football announces new defensive line coach

The Carleton Ravens football team has announced David Caron as their new defensive line coach. Caron called his decision to apply for the job a “no-brainer,” and cited his strong relationship with the coaching staff as a deciding factor. “It’s a program that’s heading in the right direction,” Caron said. “I think it’s an amazing staff to work with and just a great environment to coach and to work with great student athletes.” Caron was previously the defensive line and special teams coach of Les Élans du Cégep Garneau for three seasons. He got his start in coaching at his former high school, Les Loups de l’École Secondaire Curé-Antoine-Labelle, in 2007. Caron had the opportunity to coach his younger brother, […]

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Ravens begin recruiting season with signing of two new forwards

The Carleton Ravens men’s hockey team has begun their recruiting for the off-season with the signing of Ottawa 67’s winger Jared Steege and Moose Jaw Warriors forward Dakota Odgers. Due to the departure of eight veteran players on the team, the Ravens will need to recruit new talent in order to fill the void left by the graduating players. Ravens head coach Marty Johnston said the upcoming season will feature multiple new players making their debuts for the Ravens. “We’re going to see some new faces next year . . . We’re expecting possibly nine [new] guys in our lineup,” Johnston said. With the help of two new recruits, the Ravens will seek to fill the gaps left in their […]

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Ravens baseball team hits the road for U.S. trip

The Carleton Ravens baseball team embarked on their first-ever United States weekend road trip this May. This Ravens team has rarely played this time of year, as their regular season usually ends around October. The trip began with a double-header hosted by the SUNY Canton University Kangaroos, a New York junior varsity team. The first day of the road trip was hampered by cold and stormy New York weather. Michael Bannon, starting pitcher for the Ravens, said the weather can have an impact on the game. “It’s tough to find your arm in this type of weather, the rain makes the ball a little more slippery and the mound has more give, therefore our cleats can’t dig in,” Bannon said. […]

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Ravens host two training camps in preparation for season

To prepare for the upcoming season of university soccer, the Carleton Ravens men’s soccer team is holding two summer training camps. The first training camp, an open camp where anyone could attend and participate, was held at the end of April. This is known as an ‘ID camp.’ The best players from the April camp will be studied and identified before being chosen to attend the second camp at the end of May. Only a select few will be chosen to compete at May’s invite-only training camp, according to Ravens head coach Kwesi Loney. “We have a lot of new faces coming in, but the new faces that are coming in are very experienced in terms of where they’ve played before,” Loney said. “Don’t get […]

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