Katherine DeClerq

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GEES LED an incredible season this year, with a record 16-consecutive-game winning streak, their first Capital Hoops victory ever, and to top it off, they managed to win the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) gold medal match against the Windsor Lancers—a team that beat the Gees at the last three …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff “WORDS ARE, IN my not-so-humble of opinions, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” Yes, those wise words were spoken by Professor Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of the fictional school of wizardry in the world of Harry Potter. But over the past weekend, they could just as easily have been applied to …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa track and field team will be travelling to the University of Manitoba to take part in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championship meet March 8–10. The team’s exemplary performance during the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) meet Feb. 24–25, and their results during the Super Saturday meet …

THERE IS NO rest for the weary athlete. While most students were relaxing at home during reading week, the women’s volleyball team (13-5 regular season, 2-1 playoffs) made it to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Final Four. The Gees made it all the way to the gold medal-match where they claimed silver and proved  they …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff “WHO DOESN’T LIKE swinging swords?” Marc-André LeBlanc, second-year student at the University of Ottawa and veteran épéé fencer, explained fencing is a lot more than just waving around a blade, although it’s fun to think so. The University of Ottawa fencing team transcended club status on Feb. 11 and 18 …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE 2011–12 VARSITY playoff season is almost at an end. The University of Ottawa Gee-Gees have had a good season, but as of now, only two teams remain in the running for a Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) spot. The Fulcrum gives you the rundown of how our teams did in …

It’s not just about how you play the game Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WATCHING A SPORTS game is exhilarating. Over the last week, I’ve attended three playoff games and watched two online, and I have to say I was impressed. The power and speed at which these athletes play are incredible. But what is …

The Garnet and Grey lose out on CIS opportunity Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE UNIVERSITY OF Ottawa volleyball team’s (13-5 regular season, 2-1 playoffs) season came to a close today with a 3-1 set loss to the Queen’s University Golden Gaels (13-5 regular season, 3-0 playoffs) today at Montpetit Gym. The Ontario University Athletics …

Women’s team on their way to OUA Final Four while men’s team walks away Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff The women’s basketball team (19-3 regular season, 1-0 playoffs) won their quarterfinal match against the Ryerson UniversityRams(11-11 regular season, 0-1 playoffs) 89-53 and will move on to the Ontario University Athletic (OUA) Final Four games next …

Men’s hockey team loses 5-3 to Redmen in round one of semifinals Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff DESPITE HAVING A two-game winning playoff berth last weekend, the Gees couldn’t keep up against the top-ranked McGill University Redmen (22-4-2 regular season, 3-0 playoffs). Game one of the Ontario University Athletic] East semifinals saw the University of …

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