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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Ten athletes nominated for Reader’s Choice awards

As the 2016-17 athletics season winds down at Carleton, The Charlatan is giving readers the opportunity to vote for their top five Ravens athletes this season. Online voting has opened at www.charlatan.ca, and will conclude on April 3. Nate Behar Football In his fourth season with the Ravens, Behar helped lead the team to a third straight Panda Game victory, as well as their first playoff win at home in 30 years. Behar ranked second in all of U SPORTS this season with nine touchdowns, third in receptions with 57, and sixth in yards per game with 98.5. Behar also registered 788 receiving yards, and a longest gain of 65 yards. Behar is also eligible for the Canadian Football League […]

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Kohler among latest men’s basketball recruits

One of the most challenging aspects of building a dynasty like the Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team is dealing with roster turnover. The roster constantly changes over several seasons as players graduate and earn their degrees. This emphasizes the importance of recruiting as players must come in and step up as the veterans depart. One of the latest additions to the Ravens line-up is six-foot-nine center William Kohler, from Winnipeg, MB. Before joining the Ravens, Kohler played for his high school basketball team at Oak Park High School in Winnipeg. “We weren’t just playing basketball for fun [at Oak Park],” Kohler said. “It was pretty competitive, not as competitive as Carleton, but that environment that we were in, it was […]

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Ravens football advances in OUA playoffs

The Carleton Ravens football team renewed their rivalry with the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees on Oct. 29 in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) quarter-finals playoff game at MNP Park. The Ravens prevailed with a 45-9 victory in the first postseason matchup between the two teams in the modern era. “[The win] feels great, a playoff game, that adds another level to it, it was exciting for us obviously and I am proud of the guys and the way they played for sure,” Ravens head coach Steve Sumarah said. Tempers flared before the game even began, as the two teams met at midfield after the Ravens ran out onto the field and pushing and shoving began. Once the dust settled, Gee-Gees linebacker […]

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Women’s hockey splits games in Pembroke

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team played the Queen’s Gaels in two preseason games on Oct. 1 and 2 at the Pembroke Memorial Centre, splitting the series with one win each. The games held a special significance for fifth year veteran Kaylie Welk, who played minor hockey with the Ottawa Valley Thunder of the Ottawa Valley Girls Hockey Association in Pembroke. Welk was honoured before the game, along with Pembroke native and former Ravens captain Sadie Wegner, and two Gaels players. “There’s a lot we can learn from, but I think it means a lot because you can compare this team to some of them in our league, they have similar strengths so I think we’ll do well moving forward,” […]

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