What’s behind the name of the Critelli Cup?

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team won the their first Critelli Cup on March 4 to claim the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Championships. But what’s behind the trophy’s name? The OUA named the trophy in 2016 after Chris Critelli, a former long-time coach of the Brock Badgers women’s basketball team and current assistant athletic director. “I’ve realized that I’m very gracious and accept it. I’m honoured to have this trophy named after me,” Critelli said. “It’s probably one of the coolest things that’s ever happened to me in my life.” The St. Catharines, Ont. native coached the Badgers for 25 seasons from 1984-2009 and took her team to the playoffs in 22 of them. Critelli was an assistant coach from […]

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Women’s basketball team reflects on season

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team established plenty of program records this season. They finished the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) regular season with an 18-1 record, and earned their first Critelli Cup. The Ravens line-up earned plenty of accolades this year, as Heather Lindsay and Catherine Traer were named to the OUA First All-Star team, while Lindsay was also a Second Team All-Canadian. Ravens forward Elizabeth Leblanc was also named to the OUA Second All-Star team. Over the course of the season, the Ravens were consistently ranked within the top five teams in all of U SPORTS, and entered the Final 8 tournament as the number one seed. Carleton will benefit from the wealth of experience at the U SPORTS […]

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