With a distinct focus on having fun in the wilderness, the outdoors club organizes a multitude of events for both seasoned nature-lovers and those students venturing out of their apartment for their very first time.
Last season represented a significant change in the Gee-Gees women’s volleyball program, as the team made the jump from the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) division to the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ).
The University of Ottawa women’s rugby team lit up Matt Anthony field on Sept. 23, soundly beating the McGill Martlets 116–0. According to the U of O, this is a team record for highest-scoring game, and their first game to break 100 points.
Though the Gees lost in heartbreaking fashion, they can rest in the knowledge that they played hard in a gutsy game, and almost came out on top.
The University of Ottawa men’s hockey team is heading into its second year since the re-establishment of their hockey program.
With so many new players, the Gee-Gees will have some growing to do early in the year. But with the right combination of veterans, recruits, and transfers, they have the potential to compete with the perennial powerhouses in the RSEQ, McGill and Université de Montréal.
The University of Ottawa women’s soccer team is off to a roaring start this year, with 5–1–1 record lifting the Gees to second in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East standings.
An initiative like Team Up Speak Up is a great way for the U of O to help raise awareness of concussions. Concussions are a dangerous health risk to athletes, and it’s important that when an athlete suffers a concussion, they are able to get help right away.
The offensive woes for the Gees were highlighted all night. The Gee-Gees could only manage 27 yards rushing and went their third game of the year without scoring an offensive touchdown.
Coming off a win and a tie in Kingston against the Royal Military College (RMC) and fifth ranked Queen’s University, the Gee-Gees wanted to keep or move up from their fourth place in the national rankings.