Category: Basketball

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A family legacy continues at WLU

Luke Allin, the brother of Laurier men’s basketball star Max, will be continuing the Allin legacy at Wilfrid Laurier University in the fall when he joins the team as a freshman. The youngest in a family of eight siblings, Allin…

File photo by Ryan Hueglin.

Five fresh faces added to women’s basketball

With the sound of bronze still ringing freshly in their ears from the previous season, the Wilfrid Laurier University women’s basketball team looked to refurbish their roster by adding five new recruits. Last year’s successful season was led by four…

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Raptors season excites nation

When people talk about Canadian sports, hockey is usually what comes to mind. However, other fan bases are emerging strong and united to cheer on other Toronto teams — most recently the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors — coming off another…

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Laurier basketball’s Bree Chaput named 2013-14 OWL recipient

“You’re outstanding because you choose to be.” Kelly Murumets, president and CEO of Tennis Canada, let a room full of motivated young women at this year’s Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) luncheon know that they’re outstanding because they make choices…

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Hawks in review

Women’s hockey — A This season was a great bounce back season for the women’s hockey team as they regained the top spot in Ontario through some outstanding goaltending and great play from veteran players. However, they entered the national…

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Laurier’s finest of 2013-14

Player of the Year Emily Brown (Women’s soccer) Brown made strides in the 2013 year. She scored a career-high 18 goals, setting a new team record after her 15 goals last year. She scored 14 of those in the last…

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Chaput named Outstanding Woman of Laurier

Bree Chaput knows how to capture a room. At the ninth annual Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) luncheon, Chaput, a fouth-year women’s basketball guard, took home the honour for 2013-14 and captured the room full of sponsors, athletes, donors and…

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Hawks finish 0-2 at nationals

Just a week after a stunning win in double overtime against the Carlton Ravens in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) bronze medal game, the Wilfrid Laurier Women’s Basketball team gave their veteran players a couple more games in a Hawk…

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Nationals comes to an end for women’s basketball in 58-51 loss

WINDSOR, Ont. — Following a rough loss against tournament favourite and the number one seeded Windsor Lancers last night, the Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team was back in action at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships this afternoon at the…

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Women’s basketball drops CIS quarterfinal to No. 1 ranked Windsor

WINDSOR, Ont. — The Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team continued their struggles tonight against the division rival Windsor Lancers, playing in their first game at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships since 2011. Following a thrilling double OT win…