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“Your athletes and your community do not want your emails or your social media posts, they want you to take accountability for your actions (or lack thereof), and implement sustainable change in the form of policies and action. Your words without action are and will continue to be empty,” write a collective of members from the University of Ottawa women’s rugby team.

As COVID-19 continues to bring uncertainty, various Gee-Gees sports teams are awaiting announcements regarding their seasons, or already shifting their focus to 2021. Athletes from the football team, men’s and women’s rugby teams, and the men’s ultimate frisbee team share their outlook on the current situation.

We look back at the women’s soccer team’s historic win in China, the Tramayne Stephen touchdown that changed the Panda Game, the women’s hockey teams’ record-breaking win streak, and Calvin Epistola’s heroic free throws that helped win the Capital Hoops Classic.

“It gives our university more profile and visibility—it gives our students, teachers, and employees here a chance to engage in something that is unique. Hosting is something we want to do more of.” — Sue Hylland, U of O sports services director.

McCallan, Babcock and Karwowski go five-for-five in RSEQ championship with Coach Boyd Under the lights at Matt Anthony Field, the Gee-Gees women’s rugby team claimed their fifth consecutive Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ) banner with a 40-19 win over the Laval Rouge et Or. “It’s so amazing to know that every time I …

“I think our tight five finally came together as a group, as a unit. They’re the big girls up front at scrum and lineout and I thought they really dominated today and really got us going forward.”

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