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

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Fourth-year kinesology student and basketball guard sees value in women's athletics in universities

“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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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…

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Thriller sends Laurier to nationals

On Saturday, the Wilfrid Laurier women’s basketball team defeated the Carleton Ravens to grab the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) bronze, and in return, received a trip to Windsor for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championship — and they did…

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Bonsu: ‘Picture perfect’

Doreen Bonsu knows how to play with spirit. The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk women’s basketball forward was honoured with the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Tracy McLeod award last week, which is given to an athlete who shows outstanding determination, perseverance…

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Recognizing female leadership

Women athletes are taking Wilfrid Laurier University by storm. Last week, the department of athletics and recreation announced its finalists for this year’s Outstanding Women of Laurier (OWL) award. But this award, which combines athletic and academic excellence with community…

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