playoffs

The Gee-Gees women’s soccer team has advanced to the second round of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs, after hanging on to a 1-0 lead against the University of Toronto in round one. For many, it was a flashback to last year’s first round, where the Gees also beat the U of T 1-0.

The women’s basketball team had extra motivation to play hard at the Shoot for the Cure fundraiser game this year. Each season, the Gee-Gees take part in hosting a staple in Canadian University Sport (CIS), the Shoot for the Cure fundraiser for breast cancer awareness and research.

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.

After performing in an undefeated season and staying on top of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) rankings for over half of it, the Gee-Gees were the team to beat during the 2012 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff tournament on Nov. 3 and 4.

DESPITE A ROUGH start, the University of Ottawa women’s basketball (19-3 regular season, 2-0 playoffs) team came out on top in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinal match against the Brock University Badgers (15-7 regular season, 1-1 playoffs) 63-49. The first half of the game saw the Gees uncomfortable on their own court. Fifth-year centre …

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 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 …

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