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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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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Five coaches 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 Ravens head coach this season. Online voting has opened at www.charlatan.ca, and will conclude on April 3. Taffe Charles Women’s basketball In his 10th season as the Carleton Ravens women’s basketball head coach, Charles led the program to a record-setting finish. Following an 18-1 regular season finish, the Ravens cruised through the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs and earned their first Critelli Cup. After earning that top seed at the U SPORTS women’s basketball Final 8 in Victoria, B.C., the Ravens briefly stumbled with a semifinal loss to the McGill Martlets, but bounced back with a win in the […]

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Ottawa rivalries extend beyond Panda

Ask any Carleton University student about the University of Ottawa (U of O) and they will gladly bad mouth their cross town rivals. The Panda Game and the MBNA Capital Hoops Classic are often marketed as major rivalry games between the two schools. “The Panda Game, the Capital Hoops Classic—and we are about to build up the Colonel By Classic—it brings out a lot of school pride, and alumni, they will be wearing the school colours, get painted up to cheer on Carleton Ravens,” said Jennifer Brenning, Carleton’s director of recreation and athletics. But these aren’t the only sports at Carleton that have big rivalry games against the U of O Gee-Gees. The Carleton Ravens men’s baseball team defeated the […]

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Women’s rugby battling for playoff berth

The Carleton Ravens women’s rugby team’s losing streak extended to three games, as they were defeated 29-8 by the Concordia Stingers at Raven Road Field on Oct. 2. Carleton started on the front foot, with a scrum on the five metre line after Concordia touched down in the goal area. Ravens  player Mel Judges picked the ball off the back of the scrum, but was penalized for holding onto the ball at the ruck, and Concordia was able to punt the ball clear. After that the game became scrappy, as the wet conditions led to a lot of handling errors and turnovers at the ruck. Concordia began to assert their dominance at this point, with a Stingers line break coming […]

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