Carleton closes first half of the season with blowout win over Algoma

Ottawa, ON – There might have never been a game more set up to be a trap game for the Carleton Ravens than Sunday afternoon.  The Ravens entered the day having travelled back home for their second game of the weekend after playing in Brock on Friday. One of the two remaining winless teams in the province was there to greet them, the Algoma Thunderbirds, and … Continue reading Carleton closes first half of the season with blowout win over Algoma

“That was awesome”: McMaster rookie Jocelyn Newby earns her moment in win over Brock

Hamilton, ON- When the ball left her hands and her jump shot clanked off the rim and in, Jocelyn Newby had done it. The McMaster Marauders women’s basketball guard scored her first regular season points in a 66-53 victory over the Brock Badgers on Nov. 19.  “That was awesome,” Newby said. The Guelph native played in the preseason and earlier in the regular season. She scored … Continue reading “That was awesome”: McMaster rookie Jocelyn Newby earns her moment in win over Brock

“I’m going to keep shooting”: Amy Stinson breaks through as McMaster takes down TMU 

Hamilton, ON- There’s an old saying for basketball players that sometimes, once one shot falls in, others begin to fall as well.  That might have been the case for McMaster Marauders women’s basketball forward Amy Stinson. She finished with 15 points and six rebounds against the TMU Bold on Nov. 18. The Marauders took down the defending U SPORTS and OUA champion Bold 64-54.  Stinson and … Continue reading “I’m going to keep shooting”: Amy Stinson breaks through as McMaster takes down TMU 

Queen’s takes down Carleton to remain undefeated

KINGSTON, ON – The Queen’s Gaels and Carleton Ravens each entered Friday with an undefeated 4-0 record, sitting tied for the top of the OUA East with the Ottawa Gee-Gees. In their first matchup since the 2021 season, the Gaels and Ravens were set to go at it to decide who would remain undefeated. In the end, the Gaels used their physicality and execution to … Continue reading Queen’s takes down Carleton to remain undefeated

“We’re never going to quit”: McMaster pushes Queen’s to the brink but falls short

Hamilton, ON- On their final possession, the McMaster Marauders women’s basketball team had a chance to tie the game. They were on the verge of continuing their comeback – perhaps into overtime. The Marauders were facing the undefeated reigning U SPORTS bronze medallist Queen’s Gaels at home on Nov. 13 and after losing to Ottawa and Carleton earlier in the season, the Marauders had another chance … Continue reading “We’re never going to quit”: McMaster pushes Queen’s to the brink but falls short

“Soak in every moment”: joy, experience and resilience for Queen’s Bridget Mulholland

Hamilton, ON- In the early part of her seventh year of university basketball, Bridget Mulholland takes a moment to reflect.  The Queen’s Gaels forward has been through many highs and lows in that time. “It’s been a long seven years,” Mulholland said. “I don’t take the moments in the program, in the OUA and U SPORTS for granted. Recently, just been trying to soak in every moment.” … Continue reading “Soak in every moment”: joy, experience and resilience for Queen’s Bridget Mulholland

“A whole different level”: Sarah Gates sets McMaster record in her final home opener 

Hamilton, ON– As Sarah Gates was racking up points, she wasn’t aware of how many she had.  The fifth-year McMaster Marauders guard ended up scoring 47 points in their season opener victory against York. It was a career-high for her and a McMaster women’s basketball record.  “Honestly, it was just one of those games where you’re just playing basketball,” Gates said. “I had no sense … Continue reading “A whole different level”: Sarah Gates sets McMaster record in her final home opener 

Waterloo remain undefeated with overtime win over Windsor

WATERLOO, ON – The Waterloo Warriors stayed undefeated and moved to 3-0 after a hard-fought 70-64 overtime win over the Windsor Lancers in the Warriors’ home opener. Waterloo pushed out to an early 15-7 lead against the Lancers in the first quarter thanks to their halfcourt defence and pace on offence. Kaitlyn Overeem scored the first nine of Waterloo’s 18 points, and the execution against … Continue reading Waterloo remain undefeated with overtime win over Windsor

Toronto spoils TMU’s banner night with win over Bold

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Varsity Blues evened their record at 1-1 on Saturday by coming away with a 61-57 victory over the TMU Bold. TMU, celebrating their 2021-2022 team who went undefeated along the way to winning both the OUA and U SPORTS Championship, fell short to the Varsity Blues in their home opener. The game started as equal as it could be. Toronto … Continue reading Toronto spoils TMU’s banner night with win over Bold

Carleton hangs on for uneven victory over York

Ottawa, ON – It will likely not be a performance they will look back on too fondly, but they got the win as the Carleton Ravens opened their 2022-2023 season with an uneven 69-57 victory over the York Lions at the Ravens Nest on Friday night.  The Lions entered the Raven’s Nest on the front half of their back-to-back. They play in Carleton before heading to … Continue reading Carleton hangs on for uneven victory over York