U Sports: The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks Best Stories of 2019-2020

Toronto,ON- The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks are truly an interesting program. Situated just outside Toronto, snugly in the corner of North Oshawa, the school has had a less decorated athletic history but just always seemingly puts out strong teams in a variety of sports. In 2019-2020 the Ridgebacks showed off a new addition to their athletic programming as had a strong performance by a staple. The … Continue reading U Sports: The Ontario Tech Ridgebacks Best Stories of 2019-2020

A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

Québec City, QC- It was a year of change in Québec City, as the famous football school saw a new sport bring them a banner, while their football team fell in astonishing fashion. Regardless, Le Rouge et Or are still golden.  Women’s Rugby: Golden Girls  Université de Laval women’s rugby team took the golden part of their Rouge et Or name seriously in this year’s … Continue reading A New Kind of Gold: Université de Laval

Triplet Power: Varsity Blues Hockey Player Joey Manchurek and His Brothers are Dominating TikTok

Vancouver, BC- With matching outfits, a smartphone and some hockey prowess, the Manchurek triplets have become TikTok famous. Joey Machurek, a hockey player with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, was atop the OUA’s western conference in January, but as the season winded down, he and his brothers began to take TikTok by storm. Their fame is not the velvet robes and luxurious clothing of … Continue reading Triplet Power: Varsity Blues Hockey Player Joey Manchurek and His Brothers are Dominating TikTok

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: Medals Galore, A Look Back at the UQAM Citadins

Montréal, QC- Despite Les Citadins, like all other programs across the country, having to hit pause on their athletics, their athletes still brought pride to the school even in the most unlikely ways. From setting records to writing their own Cinderella story, Université du Québec à Montréal was home to a few impressive storylines this year.  Women’s Soccer: Breaking Records Like It’s Nothing Sharing a … Continue reading U SPORTS: Medals Galore, A Look Back at the UQAM Citadins

U SPORTS: The Mount Royal Cougars Best Stories of 2019-2020

There were a lot of great moments and stories from across U SPORTS this past year. In this series, 49 Sports takes a look at each school’s best moments. Although there were many great accomplishments, we have kept it to two per school. Enjoy Toronto, ON- It was a historic year for some of the Mount Royal teams, and for others it was a perfect example … Continue reading U SPORTS: The Mount Royal Cougars Best Stories of 2019-2020

What’s Up With U? Episode 7: Rachel Doerrie on U SPORTS Hockey

Toronto,ON- It’s a very big show on the “What’s Up With U?” Podcast this week, as we welcome York Lions Director of Advanced Performance Rachel Doerrie to the show! LISTEN TO THE SHOW HERE: With Rachel we talk about everything from pizza, to recruits and how advanced hockey analytics helped the Lions this year.  A bit about Rachel Doerrie:  She is a graduate of the … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Episode 7: Rachel Doerrie on U SPORTS Hockey

U SPORTS: The Year’s Best Stories from the Thompson Rivers Wolfpack

There were a lot of great moments and stories from across U SPORTS this past year. In this series, 49 Sports takes a look at each school’s best moments. Although there were many great accomplishments, we have kept it to two per school. Enjoy. Vancouver, BC- In this edition of our best stories series, we travel from coast to coast to take a look at the … Continue reading U SPORTS: The Year’s Best Stories from the Thompson Rivers Wolfpack

U SPORTS: Acadia’s Best Stories of 2019-20

There were a lot of great moments and stories from across U SPORTS this past year. In this series, 49 Sports takes a look at each school’s best moments. Although there were many great accomplishments, we have kept it to two per school. Enjoy. Vancouver, BC- A great year cut short. It’s the story that so many people are feeling right now, and it is … Continue reading U SPORTS: Acadia’s Best Stories of 2019-20