Category: Soccer

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Hawks join big leagues with K-W United

Even though the school year is over, soccer season is just kicking off. This summer, seven Wilfrid Laurier University women’s soccer players are playing for Kitchener-Waterloo United Football Club. The roster includes 21 high-caliber varsity athletes who have teamed up…

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Golden Hawk scores in showcase

On May 3, Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawk women’s soccer midfielder Julie Maheu became the only Golden Hawk to have picked up both a goal and an assist during the second annual Ontario University Athletics Women’s Soccer Showcase. Maheu scored on…

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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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Changes for transfers shakes up the CIS

Just two weeks before the 2013-14 season was set to start, women’s soccer player Maxine Murchie made the decision to return to her hometown. A Kitchener native, Murchie had committed to play south of the border last year with the…

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The top moments of 2013

10. Laura Brooker scores 50 goals in her three-year career (Feb. 2, 2013) It took her a while to get there, but once Laura Brooker hit the 50-goal milestone, it put her into history as one of four Laurier women’s…

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Laurier’s women’s soccern shut down in CIS nationals

TORONTO, Ont. – It wasn’t expected, but their fate seemed all too familiar. Despite offensive uncertainty and plenty of injuries, the Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer team advanced to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships, but lost the quarterfinal to…

Laurier's women's soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to the Toronto Varsity Blues in the consolation semifinal of nationals. (Photo by Heather Davidson)

Golden Hawks’ season comes to an end in a 2-1 loss to host Toronto

TORONTO, Ont. — Wilfrid Laurier’s women’s soccer team journey at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) national championships came to a quick halt Friday night as the Hawks dropped a 2-1 decision to the host Toronto Varsity Blues in the consolation…

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Golden Hawks drop championship quarterfinal game to Spartans

TORONTO, Ont. – A miscommunication on a corner kick and some defensive lapses turned out to be the determining factors in a 3-0 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) quarterfinal loss for the Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer team. The Hawks, who less…

Captains Emily Brown, Kelsey Tikka and Emily Brown hold the championship trophy and banner. (Photo by Heather Davidson)

Laurier’s golden girls win OUA

LONDON, Ont. – Emily Brown felt like she was due to feel the red ribbon around her neck. The third-year women’s soccer all-star striker had experienced enough disappointment in her last two visits to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship…

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Lacrosse claims bronze hardware

Following a roller coaster year, the Wilfrid Laurier women’s lacrosse team returned to the podium with a thrilling 12-11 overtime win against the Brock Badgers in the bronze medal game of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship. “From being here,…