Beaver wins Australian women’s hockey championship

Former Carleton Raven women’s hockey player Erin Beaver was part of a championship women’s hockey team this past season, but not in a place you would expect. Playing in her first season as an import defenceman in the Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League (AWIHL) with the Sydney Sirens, her team took home the national championship on March 12 with a 4-3 shoutout victory over the Brisbane Goannas. Beaver, who earned a degree in communications at Carleton, spent last season playing in Europe before heading for Australia. “I had been doing some research into playing somewhere else in the world and one of my old coaches from before I played at Carleton has been to Australia a few times to help with the promotion […]

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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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Leaving the Nest: Guindon wraps up five years as a Raven

Carleton Ravens women’s hockey forward Tawnya Guindon recently finished her fifth and final season with the team. Guindon was named captain of the women’s hockey team ahead of the 2015-16 season, and wore the ‘C’ on her jersey for two years. Over the course of her time at Carleton, Guindon racked up 18 goals and 25 assists, and played in 79 regular season games. The Charlatan spoke with Guindon about her thoughts on her time as a Raven, as well as her plans once she graduates. The Charlatan (TC): What has been your most memorable moment playing for the Ravens? Tawnya Guindon (TG): I’d have to say last year when we beat McGill, just because of the historical statistics about Carleton not being able to beat McGill […]

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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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Women’s hockey remain optimistic about the future

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team finished last in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant de Québec (RSEQ) standings for the fourth straight year, but Ravens head coach Pierre Alain said there are positives to take away and expressed hope for next season. “We have competed [better] this year,” Alain said. “We have battled and now we are at the point where any given day we can be at any team in our division.We got some points against every single team. The progression and improvement was very good in many aspects was very good.” This season, the Ravens finished with a record of 4-14-2. The Ravens earned a pair of wins early in the season with a 3-2 win over the defending U SPORTS […]

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