Recognizing female leadership

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OWL nominees bring light to the importance of female role models

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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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…

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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…

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

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,…

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Women’s soccer defeats Western to win OUA championship

LONDON, Ont. – It took two games of 120 straight minutes of play and two sets of penalty kicks, but the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks women’s soccer team got it done. Despite this year being considered a “rebuilding year” by…

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Women’s soccer wins semifinal in penalty kicks; qualify for national championship

LONDON, Ont. – It wasn’t in the prettiest of fashions, but they still got it done. The second-seeded and No. 10 nationally ranked Wilfrid Laurier women’s soccer team triumphed in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinal against the third-seeded Carleton…

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