The media outcry following these events have pulled back the curtains on a rarely breached wall between athletes and the media.
Many schools publish write ups and hold press conferences to drum up excitement, feeding their fans all the information they need on their new addition. For Gee-Gees fans, it has been radio silence for not only this recruiting year, but for many years past.
Stress can be a challenge to manage and overcome in an academic setting, especially during exam season. But for some, this period can trigger something more serious.
n co-operation with the CIS, the CFL Draft offers a sort of security blanket for its Canadian college draftees. It’s a safeguard, so to speak, which allows for CFL-drafted Canadian collegiate athletes to return to university even after being drafted, if they so choose, and continue playing football at the CIS level.
After cleaning up at the Ontario University Athletics basketball awards, Gee-Gees athletes also got their fair share of representation on the national level in both basketball and hockey.
The tenacious attitude of the battered and bruised team almost willed them to a victory, however they ran out of gas in the final minutes.
The quarterfinal loss is the team’s lowest exit in four years, winning a bronze in 2013 followed by two consecutive silvers.