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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Women’s hockey wins two of three in Toronto

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team played three preseason games in Toronto this weekend. The Ravens fell to the Ryerson Rams by a score of 3-2 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Sept. 9. The following day, Carleton topped the York Lions 3-2 in a shootout, then defeated the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues 4-1 on Sept. 11. The women’s hockey team is looking to rise in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ), after posting poor records in the past two seasons and failing to qualify for the playoffs, according to Ravens head coach Pierre Alain. “The first year we won three games,” Alain said of his first season with the team in 2014. “It […]

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