Men’s and Women’s basketball stay undefeated

The Carleton Ravens men’s basketball team faced off this weekend against the Ryerson Rams and the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues, defeating both to extend their win streak to 12 games. The first game against the Rams was a rematch of last years Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship game and the national title game. The Ravens offence came out firing with some early three-pointers and were able to end the first quarter 22-13. The Ravens continued their strong play in the second quarter and were able to hold their lead 42-33 going into halftime. In the third quarter the Rams offence rebounded, with a quick jump shot and three-pointer cutting the lead to 42-38. The Ravens were […]

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Women’s basketball heads into break undefeated

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team finished the first half of the season with an undefeated 10-0 record and are ranked fourth in the country thanks to a revamped offence and a strong defence. “I thought we did well,” head coach Taffe Charles said. “We were relatively healthy which was unusual for the first part of the year and maybe, because we’re deep. The minutes are being distributed pretty well.” The team is first in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and hasn’t lost since falling to the University of Alberta Pandas in exhibition play on Oct. 6. The team has emphasized being more offensive this season, according to Charles. So far, so good: the Ravens are at the top (or near) […]

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Women’s basketball extends winning streak to seven

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team won their two games against the Windsor Lancers and the Western Mustangs over the weekend. Their first game against Windsor on Nov. 17 was a dominating win, beating the undefeated Lancers 70-46. The Ravens would host the Western Mustangs the following night, completing another weekend series sweep at home after a 71-48 win. As a result of their win over Windsor, along with Queen’s losing to Wilfrid Laurier on Nov. 18, Carleton now remains the only undefeated team in Ontario University Athletics. The game also marked the fourth game played within seven days for the Ravens basketball squad, a factor that Ravens head coach Taffe Charles said he believes had a crucial impact on […]

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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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Women’s basketball dominates in season openers

The Carleton Ravens women’s basketball team opened their regular season at home with two wins over the Guelph Gryphons and Algoma Thunderbirds. Carleton beat Guelph 89-46, with help from All-Canadian centre Heather Lindsay’s game-high 21 points and 10 rebounds. The team got off to a blistering 24-2 start, as Ravens players found Lindsay in the post. She scored 13 points early in the game from around the paint and at the free throw line. The Ravens also shot 33 per cent from the three-point arch as Elizabeth Leblanc, Jenjen Abella, and Stephanie Carr stretched the lead. Defensively, the team forced Guelph into 22 turnovers and had 14 steals. Carleton was also successful in getting to the free throw line early, […]

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