Women’s hockey fails to score over weekend

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team started 2018 with a difficult set of games on the first weekend of the new year. On Jan. 5, they fell to their cross-town rivals the University of Ottawa (U of O) Gee-Gees, 2-0. Then on Jan. 7, they hosted the league leaders, Université de Montreal, and once again failed to put the puck in the back of the net, losing 1-0. The Ravens walked into the Gee-Gees Minto Sports Complex looking for a big, but unlikely, victory. The Gee-Gees are currently the surprise of the season, sitting second in the division with a squad that welcomed 11 new players this year. Despite these new faces, the contest was marked by the veterans, with […]

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Hannah Schmidt leading the Carleton ski team

Hannah Schmidt is a third-year criminology student and member of the Carleton alpine ski team, who has now found herself as the team captain and the club’s president. Schmidt has taken a long, complicated path to Carleton. Navigating the ups and downs of athletic life, she has taken on the role of running the ski team because of her love of the team. “I keep doing it because I just love it, I can’t stop,” she said when asked about what has kept her involved with the sport after so many quit post-high school. Schmidt is also a relative outsider to the world of Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) ski racing—without a big team to back her, she […]

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Women’s hockey wins at home against McGill

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey beat the visiting McGill Martlets 3-1 on Nov. 10. It was the Ravens’ first game after a long two-week break as both sides traded chances in a scoreless first period. Carleton forward Hannah Dinovitzer hit the post five minutes in while McGill’s Stephanie Desjardins’ shot missed wide in front of the net shortly afterwards. Ravens forward Katia Boulianne was stopped by Martlets goalie Tricia Deguire on a two-on-one break as McGill outshot Carleton 9-6 after the first 20 minutes. The Martlets opened the scoring as defenseman Cassidy Bell’s point shot snuck in past goalie Katelyn Steele through traffic two minutes into the second period. McGill continued peppering Carleton with shots from the blue line but […]

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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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U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8 preview

The U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8 tournament is about to begin on March 9, and will host the top women’s basketball programs across Canada. The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team enters the tournament as the top seed, after winning the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Gold Medal over the Queen’s Gaels. The following is a small preview of all Final 8 teams, to allow fans to familiarize themselves with the teams ahead of the tournament. 1. Carleton Ravens (OUA Champions) Regular season record: 18-1 Playoff record: 3-0 This year, the Ravens are making their return Final 8 debut after a disappointing finish in 2013, when they were knocked out in the first round by the Calgary Dinos. The Ravens will be leaning on their veteran […]

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