Hamilton, ON- It was their third game in six days for the McMaster Marauders men’s volleyball team. This was following two five sets games against NCAA powerhouse Long Beach State. Facing the Waterloo Warriors on Jan 18 in their first OUA home game of 2023, the Marauders were without outside hitters Sam Cooper and Maxime Gratton. The Warriors pushed them, keeping each set relatively close before … Continue reading Peter Rugosi and Marauders push through grind to keep winning
Hamilton, ON- After not playing for part of the preseason and the regular season opener, Sam Cooper came back to the McMaster Marauders with a bang. The outside hitter made his regular season debut coming off injury on the road against the Western Mustangs. Cooper and his teammates on the McMaster Marauders men’s volleyball team won that game 3-1 but had a quick turnaround before their … Continue reading Sam Cooper makes his return as Marauders push winning streak to four
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
Hamilton, ON- As the OUA goes from two divisions to three, the race to the top of the OUA West figures to be a tight competition. The division features a Western Mustangs program that went to nationals in 2020, a Laurier team coming off a 10-6 season and teams with potential in Windsor and Waterloo. Can a team make a run to nationals like Western did … Continue reading Looking through the teams in the OUA West Division
Hamilton, ON- With fall upon us, it’s a reminder that exhibition tournaments and games are tipping off for U Sports women’s basketball teams. There are usually games between nonconference opponents, NCAA opponents (although none this year so far) and CCAA opponents. One of the most exciting parts of the preseason are exhibition tournaments, where teams often play two or three games in a short time period … Continue reading 2022 U Sports Women’s Basketball Exhibition Tournament Guide: Preseason Basketball is Back
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
Hamilton, ON- The pass came in and Mia Paiement knew she had to finish it. The McMaster Marauders women’s soccer team was already up 1-0 on the Waterloo Warriors when Paiement capitalized on her chance. Defender Madison Goertz had whipped in a pass from the side. Paiement connected on it and slide it into the back of the net. Celebration ensued. Paiement credited the Marauders’ build-up … Continue reading “We Need to Capitalize”: Mia Paiement Gets her Moment as Marauders Tie Warriors
Hamilton,ON- The sun was shining last Saturday in Hamilton as the U Sports East-West Bowl made its triumphant return after a two year hiatus. Team West – made up of players from Canada West schools and half of the OUA – edged out team East (AUS, RSEQ and other half of the OUA) 11-8. McMaster quarterback Andreas Dueck found Waterloo receiver James Basalyga for the go-ahead … Continue reading Around U Sports Football: East-West Bowl Story, Pro Opportunities, a Historic Championship and 2022 lookahead.