Women’s soccer hires new head coach

The Carleton Ravens introduced Dominic Oliveri, fomer 2013 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Coach of the Year as the new head coach of the women’s soccer team on Jan. 23. Oliveri previously coached the Ottawa Fury FC women’s team and Algonquin Thunder, achieving success for both clubs from 2005 to 2016. He has a combined eight W-League division titles, two provincial championships, eight Top 3 W-League finishes, and four Coach of the Year Awards. Kwesi Loney, head coach of the men’s soccer team and president of soccer operations at Carleton, described Oliveri as a determined, focused coach who never shys from a challenge. “He pays a lot of attention to detail, takes what he does very seriously, approaches [everything] in a professional manner. Dom is a tactician of […]

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Women’s soccer drops two crucial games over weekend

The Carleton Ravens women’s soccer team traveled to Toronto this weekend for two crucial games against the University of Toronto (U of T) Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams in hopes of moving up the rankings and landing a playoff spot. This weekend was not what the Ravens would have hoped for. After a hard-fought game filled with missed opportunities against the Varsity Blues and a game that was spent very much on the back foot against the Rams, the Ravens return home with two tough losses. On Sept. 23, the Ravens were outplayed in the first half being outshot 7-2 by the Varsity Blues, but neither side could capitalize. This is thanks in large part to Ravens goalkeeper, Rada […]

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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 soccer knocked out of OUA playoffs

The Carleton Ravens women’s soccer team was knocked out of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs after a 1-0 loss to the Laurentian Voyageurs at the Laurentian University Soccer Field on Oct. 26. “It is always disappointing to lose in the playoffs,” Ravens head coach Fred Juett said in an email. “I think the team put [up] a good battle but unfortunately it was not enough.” The Ravens wrapped up the 16-game regular season with a record of 7-4-5, and finished in fifth place in the OUA East division. Earlier in the season, the Ravens took on the Voyageurs at MNP Park on Sept. 23 and won by a score of 3-1. Later in the season, the two teams played […]

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Athletes talk healthy eating on campus

As a student, it can be difficult to find time for three complete meals a day. Usually the fastest options aren’t the most nutritious. However, even with a 16-hour-a-week practice schedule, Carleton athletes still manage to balance a healthy diet. It is not meal replacements, expensive supplements, and protein shakes that keep players going, but a standard university student meal plan, according to Kyle Van Wynsberghe, a wide receiver on the Ravens football team. Van Wynsberghe said on game days, for example, the team goes for breakfast at the Fresh Food Company on campus. “Having the grill is great, I get the eggs and some potatoes, you know stock up on carbs,” he said, and added that nutrition information is […]

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