Ravens men’s lacrosse welcomes new coach

After a disappointing 2016 season going 1-11, the Ravens men’s lacrosse team has welcomed a new coach and general manager as they head into the season. Stuart Paynter will be taking over the GM responsibility alongside new coach Jamie Forster, who has a lot to offer on the offensive side of the game. Paynter and Forster have worked together on the board of directors for Nepean Lacrosse in the past. Forster, together with his wife and children, has a long history of coaching experience over the past 20 years with heavy involvement and dedication to the sport. “We’re a big lacrosse family, a lot of volunteer hours . . . thousands of volunteer hours. It’s just what we do,” Forster said. Forster’s youngest son is […]

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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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Ravens Road Field to get new turf

No more muddy legs. One of Carleton’s two outdoor fields is having a dress change from grass field into artificial turf, potentially by early July 2014, according to Jennifer Brenning, director of Carleton’s department of recreation and athletics. “The main reason is it’s really a surface that’s not very playable right now. It’s hard and muddy and weedy and it’s really not a good playing surface for sporting activity,” Brenning said. The field is the Ravens Road Field near the Ice House and adjacent to Bronson Avenue. The department brainstormed having artificial turf two or three years ago, when Brenning said they started looking at what their greatest needs were. Those needs also include renovations made to the pool, she said. […]

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