Katherine DeClerq

Ottawa to host OUA championships Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff The University of Ottawa will host the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships Feb. 25-26 after stealing the top-ranked position in the conference. The York University Lions, who previously held that spot, were disqualified for playing an ineligible player on the court, giving the Gees a …

Feb. 23 playoff game results Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff The U of O women’s hockey team (6-13-1 regular season, 1-0 playoffs) won their game against the University of McGill Martlets (18-1-1 regular season, 0-1 playoffs) 2-0. Despite beginning the game with a 2-0 lead, the U of O men’s hockey team (14-13-1 regular season, …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WITH ONLY TWO games left in the women’s hockey team’s regular season, it’s time to kick it up a notch. The team was unable to do so last weekend and suffered two losses to the McGill University Martlets (17-1-1) and the University of Montreal Carabins (12-5-1). As much as the …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff TWO WEEKS AGO, I went to Carleton University to report on the women’s and men’s basketball games between the rival schools, and I have to say I was extremely impressed. The first thing I noticed was the crowd—there was an actual lineup of students decked out in red and white …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff “LET’S GO, U of O!” Cheering is only one part of a sport fan’s mantra. The dedicated fan is loud, obnoxious, funny, and loves the Gee-Gees, even if they don’t quite understand the sport. You can spot them with a beer in one hand and a noise-making device in the …

Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WITH NINE FIRST-PLACE finishes in their pockets, the University of Ottawa track and field team is well on its way to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships. The Gees hosted the UOttawa Winter National Capital Invitational at the Louis Riel Dome on Feb. 11,  proving they are just as good …

Gees crushed in crosstown rivalry 87-56 Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE GARNET AND Grey travelled to the Ravens’ Nest on Feb. 3 to compete against their crosstown rivals and seek revenge for their defeat at Capital Hoops. Despite their best efforts, the University of Ottawa men’s basketball team (11-7) suffered a crushing 87-56 defeat …

Gees lose to Ravens, but get the record Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff IT WAS ONLY a matter of time before the Gees’ winning streak came to an end. The University of Ottawa women’s basketball team (15-3) fell victim to the Carleton University Ravens (13-5) after an overtime battle that left fans breathless this weekend. …

The benefits of yoga Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff THE STRESS OF a student is never-ending. Between school, work, and the pressure of everyday life, an hour of physical activity can do wonders. While a power walk or a session on the elliptical may only distract you from the problems at hand, yoga—a discipline known …

U of O softball team start their training early Katherine DeClerq | Fulcrum Staff WITH SNOW ON the ground, the University of Ottawa women’s softball team is heading indoors to gear up for their 2012 training season. With only one athlete graduating from the squad, the Gees look to be in good shape for next year. …

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