Carleton hosts first OUA figure skating competition

The Carleton Ice House stands were packed on Nov. 23, as the Ravens competitive figure skating club hosted the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Fall Invitational. The competition was the first invitational ever to be hosted at Carleton. Led by head coach Laura Kilpatrick, the Ravens’ program consists of 29 skaters overall, 21 of which are competitive skaters. The Ravens hosted 10 visiting universities from across Ontario at the invitational. “Being able to show where we train and what our department is like here, and also to see the girls on the team act as the representatives for the school [was a proud moment],” Kilpatrick said. The day-long competition consisted of 11 events, a mixture of free-skate and dance-skate events, along with a […]

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Figure skating team laces up

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team lost to their cross town rivals the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees on Jan. 10. The game had an unexpected slow start, which ended with the Ravens ahead 6-4 halfway through the first quarter. The Gee-Gees managed to put together a series or baskets and came out of the quarter ahead 15-14. The Gee-Gees started off the second quarter with back to back threes giving them a 21-14 lead. The Ravens kept in the game playing physical from the inside which ended the half 34-30. U of O came out firing in the second half hitting three consecutive threes, giving them a 43-30 lead. The Gee-Gees didn’t stop there as they extended […]

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