Women’s hockey win two over weekend

The Carleton Ravens women’s hockey team won their two pre-season games, beating the Brock Badgers and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Ridgebacks on Sep. 16 and 17 at the Carleton Ice House. The victories followed three losses against teams from different leagues earlier in their preseason. On Sept. 16, the Ravens came out victorious 3-2 against the Badgers, jumping out to an early 3-0 lead. Carleton defenceman Rachel Knee opened the scoring four minutes into the game while on a powerplay. With a shot from the point, Knee was able to put the puck past the goalie and into the back of the net putting the Ravens up 1-0 early in the game. Carleton was able to […]

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Women’s hockey adds 10 recruits for upcoming season

The Ravens women’s hockey team has added 10 new players for this upcoming season. The team will be hoping to snap their four-year-long playoff drought and to improve on its disappointing 4-14-2 record from the 2016 season. On the offensive side the Ravens have added five new players to the team. Carleton finished last season in last place in goals per game in the Réseau du Sport Étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) and 26th in the U Sports rankings with 1.95 goals per game. The five new acquisitions up front are meant to address the weakness that was their scoring. The Ravens are adding Taylor Killip, a forward for the Pacific Steelers of the Junior Women’s Hockey League last season. In that time, Killip […]

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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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