Twins Myriam and Kelsie English do everything together. Both are third-year social sciences students who plan on becoming elementary school teachers, and both play on the Gee-Gees women’s volleyball team.
In their final run of the 2012–2013 season, the University of Ottawa women’s basketball team played in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Final 8 tournament in Regina, Sask. from March 15-17.
Currently ranked in 28th place by the International Quidditch Association (IQA), the U of O squad is definitely a force to be reckoned with.
WHILE MOST OF Ottawa spent time getting ready for St. Patrick’s Day last weekend, the University of Ottawa played host to the Gay Ottawa Volleyball 2013 tournament.
It sounds daunting at first, but all runners started with a mere 5 km at one point. I remember my first run like it was yesterday—I was barely two minutes from home and I was exhausted!
When you think of the word “diet,” you might conjure up images of diet pills, synthetic diet food—both of which are unnatural, commercialized, and largely ineffective.
Personal trainer Nick Haince and Spartan race veteran Vanessa Lebrun, a U of O graduate, sat down with the Fulcrum to talk about what it means to train for one of these events and then actually go through it.
Kellie Ring did not injure any other ligaments, but suffered a complete ACL tear. She is hoping to have surgery soon, and will then have a six- to eight-month recovery process before hopefully being able to return next season.
“I went into the game really not knowing what to expect from myself and my players, but by the time the third quarter came around, I really wanted that bronze medal.”
The team will travel to nationals with five all-star nods on top of Sparks’ coach-of-the-year honour. Gilbert and Kellie Ring were named to the OUA East first all-stars team, Stephen represents the Gees on the second team, and the duo of Traer and Julia Soriano were named to the all-rookie team.