“Embrace the moment”: Unity, ecstasy and a night to remember for McMaster

Hamilton, ON- On a cold foggy November night at Ron Joyce Stadium, the McMaster Marauders men’s soccer team had a game to remember.  Cheered on by their large group of supporters, the Marauders clinched their spot in the OUA finals and U SPORTS nationals with a 3-0 triumph over the Nipissing Lakers in the OUA semi-finals. While the final score showed their offensive execution, the start … Continue reading “Embrace the moment”: Unity, ecstasy and a night to remember for McMaster

Previewing the squads in the Canada West Final Four

Vancouver, BC – And then there were four. The Canada West men’s soccer crown is up for grabs as the Final Four rolls into Thunderbird Stadium this weekend. After a season that’s finally seen some normalcy, the best four teams in the conference are ready to take to the pitch to lay claim to a spot at nationals. Here’s our preview of the weekend’s action … Continue reading Previewing the squads in the Canada West Final Four

Previewing the AUS Men’s Soccer Championship

HALIFAX, NS – The 2022 AUS Men’s Soccer Championship kicks off this weekend, with the 2021 champion Cape Breton Capers welcoming the top teams in the conference to the Cape to battle for the banner.  Last season, CBU hosted both men’s and women’s tournaments, and now the Capers look as though they’re favourites once again.  The men’s Capers took the bronze medal at last season’s … Continue reading Previewing the AUS Men’s Soccer Championship

“Our team did not buckle”: Marauders pass playoff test against Guelph

Hamilton, ON- The McMaster Marauders men’s soccer team ended their OUA quarterfinals game in jubilation. The players and coaches were celebrating with each other, their friends and family and the fans.  They had just beaten the defending OUA champion Guelph Gryphons 2-1 on a sunny late October day at Ron Joyce Stadium. It was the same Guelph team they tied and lost to at home earlier … Continue reading “Our team did not buckle”: Marauders pass playoff test against Guelph

Carleton starts journey back to Nationals with win over Queen’s

Ottawa, ON –  The last time the Carleton Ravens stood on their home pitch for a playoff game, they got their hearts broken.  It was Nov. 21, 2021, and after a last-second, 120th-minute goal from Daniel Assaf to tie the U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Gold Medal game at 2-2, the Ravens watched as Guy-Frank Essomé Penda ultimate pounded a penalty kick past Kyle Potter to give … Continue reading Carleton starts journey back to Nationals with win over Queen’s

Marauders Stick To It and Continue Momentum on Seniors Day

Hamilton, ON- Miles Green has had many moments at Ron Joyce Stadium. The fifth-year forward and his teammates had another one on Oct. 23 as the McMaster Marauders men’s soccer team beat the Laurier Golden Hawks 4-1.  It was seniors day as the Marauders honoured Green, Ethan Krenos, Sean Ross, Julian Sanchez and Sam Richardson before the game.  “It was a great day for the … Continue reading Marauders Stick To It and Continue Momentum on Seniors Day

Trust, Adversity and Late Game Heroics Rally Marauders to Victory 

Hamilton, ON- The victory looked like it had eluded them. For much of Sunday afternoon on Sept. 25, the McMaster Marauders and the Waterloo Warriors men’s soccer teams went at it. The teams traded chances. The Warriors had more shots in the first half (9-5) while the Marauders had more in the second (8-5).  For much of the second half, the Marauders held a 1-0 lead … Continue reading Trust, Adversity and Late Game Heroics Rally Marauders to Victory