Women’s basketball continues winning streak

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team kept their undefeated record with a 66-36 victory over the rival University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees on Nov. 14. The Ravens are currently in first place in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East division at 5-0. The team started strong defensively, with Carleton coming out to a 13-2 lead. Nicole Gilmore found Catherine Traer from beyond the arc to open the scoring. Traer also drove for a basket to make it 5-0. Traer, a former Gee-Gee, led both teams in scoring with 18 points in 26 minutes. Ravens forward Alyssa Cerino notched seven of her nine points in the first half. She finished in the post to make it 9-2. The Gee-Gees […]

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Men’s soccer takes home OUA silver

The Carleton Ravens men’s soccer team traveled to Toronto to take part in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs over the weekend of Nov. 3 and 4. The Ravens’ first game was the semi-finals of the OUA Final Four, where they beat the McMaster Marauders 3-0. The following day the Ravens fell to the York Lions in the final by a score of 2-0, good enough for a silver medal. In the semi-final matchup against McMaster, the two team’s strong defensive play stifled any offensive momentum. Battling back and forth, both teams remained scoreless in the first half. Early in the second half, Ravens forward Stefan Karajovanovic passed the ball through the Marauders defence to Ravens midfielder Ricky Comba who […]

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Men’s soccer clinches first place in OUA East

The men’s soccer team recorded a pair of wins against the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks (UOIT), and the Trent Excalibur in their final two games of the regular season. Against UOIT on Oct. 14 the game started out slow as the Ridgebacks defence kept the Ravens offence at bay for the entire first half of the game. Fifteen minutes into the second half, Ravens forward Gabriel Bitar buried the ball in the back of the net on a free kick from the 25-yard line to give the Ravens a 1-0 lead. The game became a lopsided affair as Carleton’s offence peppered the UOIT goaltender, but Bitar’s goal would stand as the lone one for the match. The […]

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Editorial: Women’s basketball is a team to watch

After being seeded as the top team of the tournament heading into the U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8, it seemed as if the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team was ready to step out of the men’s basketball team’s shadow. Although they fell short in pursuit of their first national title, they still won a bronze medal, which marked the best finish in program history. It’s not often that a team is one of the best in Canada, and isn’t led by a fifth-year player—but that’s the case for the Ravens, as their entire line-up and new recruits will accomplish that. They already have three players that are among the best in the Ontario University Athletics with Heather Lindsay, Elizabeth […]

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U SPORTS men’s basketball Final 8 preview

The U SPORTS men’s basketball Final 8 tournament begins on March 9, and will host the top men’s basketball programs across Canada. The Carleton Ravens enter the tournament in search of their seventh straight national title, as well as their 13th in the last 15 seasons. Here’s a look at the teams the Ravens will have to take down in pursuit of the W. P. McGee trophy. 1. Ryerson Rams (OUA Champions) The OUA Champions finished the regular season with a 17-2 record while earning a perfect 3-0 playoffs record. Player to watch: Ammanuel Diressa. This senior guard has been averaging 22 points per game. Noteworthy stats: The Rams are second in made three-pointers a game, with 12.3 a game, making […]

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