U SPORTS hockey grads joining the PWHPA

Some of the best U SPORTS women’s hockey players are heading to the PWHPA. Continue reading U SPORTS hockey grads joining the PWHPA

Wrestling: Huskies Highlight U SPORTS Wrestlers Named to Wrestling Canada’s Program

Ottawa,ON- Wrestling Canada Lutte’s (WCL) NextGen program is designed to provide resources to wrestlers who are “trending five to eight years out from an Olympic Podium” according to the wrestling Canada website. U23 wrestlers are able to participate in a camp based system that includes two domestic camps, an international tour and target competition.  The program is divided into two tiers. The 2020-21 tier includes … Continue reading Wrestling: Huskies Highlight U SPORTS Wrestlers Named to Wrestling Canada’s Program

Smashing Expectations: Brock Women’s Basketball’s Storybook Run of 2019-20

St.Catharines,ON- The trophy awarded to the OUA women’s basketball champions is called the “Critelli Cup.” It is named for Chris Critelli, an iconic figure in Canadian basketball. She played for Canada at the 1976 Olympics at the age of 17. She attended Laurentian University, where she won two U SPORTS championships with them and went on to play for Old Dominion in the NCAA where … Continue reading Smashing Expectations: Brock Women’s Basketball’s Storybook Run of 2019-20

Perfection on the pitch: A look back at the Golden Gaels’ rugby season

Kingston,ON- What do you get when you combine a men’s team angling for a three-peat and a women’s team sick of finishing second? Add in two undefeated seasons and you get the Queen’s Golden Gael’s rugby programs. The Gaels had an impressive season all around, but the fall season was where they truly shone. Both the men’s and women’s soccer teams made the playoffs, the … Continue reading Perfection on the pitch: A look back at the Golden Gaels’ rugby season

U SPORTS: A Season of Improvements for the Waterloo Warriors

Toronto,ON- It’s an uncertain time for university athletic programs everywhere. For the Waterloo Warriors, though, this upcoming season could have shaped up to be the year that a number of their programs had turn-around seasons.  Their football and rugby programs had postseason performances that could easily have been built upon. Taking a look back at the 2019-20 season, it’s easy to see where the Warriors … Continue reading U SPORTS: A Season of Improvements for the Waterloo Warriors

U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

Toronto,ON- The 2020 NWHL draft class is made up of 30 women’s hockey players and this year, it included two players who played their collegiate careers in Canada. Autumn MacDougall of the Alberta Pandas was selected by the Buffalo Beauts in the third round at No. 14 overall and the Toronto NWHL expansion team selected York Lion Erin Locke with the very next pick. Autumn … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto, ON- Toronto The NWHL is coming to Canada! With the league’s announcement that they’ll be bringing a team to Toronto in the 2020-21 season comes a new opportunity for U Sports players. Although many details of the team have yet to be finalized, including where the new team will play, the NWHL’s Canadian expansion is a larger opportunity for more U Sports players to … Continue reading U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

30 Years of Championships; How the Brock Badgers Continue their Wrestling Dynasty

St. Catharines, ON- It’s a mystery, to some, how the Brock University Badgers wrestling team manages to win championships year after year after year in the cyclical world of university sports. To those who’ve seen the Badgers up close though, it’s obvious. Culture, teamwork and hard work.  The Badgers wrestling program has a list of accomplishments so long that it might get boring to read. … Continue reading 30 Years of Championships; How the Brock Badgers Continue their Wrestling Dynasty

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Ottawa Gee Gees Looking for Redemption in Halifax

Ottawa, ON- The Ottawa Gee Gees may not have raised the Queen’s Cup, but they have earned a chance to compete for a national title at the Cavendish U Sport National championships in Halifax as the fourth seed. The Gee Gees finished the regular season third in the OUA East after going 17-7-4. Their first round opponent, the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks managed to steal the … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Ottawa Gee Gees Looking for Redemption in Halifax

U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, a Closer Look at the No.8 UPEI Panthers

Charlottetown, PEI- The UPEI Panthers are the No. 8 seed heading into the 2020 U SPORTS Cavendish Farms Women’s Hockey Championship. The Panthers will be looking for an upset when they play the No. 1 Alberta Pandas.  The Panthers had a program best season, going 20-7-1,good enough for third in the AUS.  They started the playoffs with a massive win over Moncton. Riding a four … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, a Closer Look at the No.8 UPEI Panthers