Women's Volleyball

Nieve Seguin is a four-year veteran on the U of O’s women’s volleyball team. Hailing from the small Franco-Ontarian village of Casselman, she looks to help a struggling team come back to relevance while balancing a tough med school schedule.

Shorthanded women’s b-ball falls to Canada’s top team  The Gee-Gees women’s basketball team had a strong win against the Western University Mustangs in London on Jan. 23 with a 79-43 win, followed by 76-47 loss 24 hours later in Windsor. “Going into the weekend with only nine players, we had a good win against Western, …

Meet Gee-Gees volleyball left side hitter Kaly Soro. This second-year health sciences student is passionate about her team and eating any type of chocolate.

It was made official on Feb. 19 that the two sisters are the best in the province after the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) recognized Myriam English as the most valuable player in the east division, and awarded first all-star team spots to both Myriam and Kelsie English and an all-star rookie team spot to Kaly Soro.

“Our response was two weeks of training,” said Gees-Gees head coach Lionel Woods, explaining their strategy after previously losing to Ryerson. “This match was the result of our response; we got together, talked about it together, and figured it out together.”

Read up on Saturday’s Gee-Gees action in the Jan. 18 highlight reel, including women’s volleyball, men’s hockey, and both basketball teams.

The Cavalry Awards are a series of honours given by the Fulcrum to various varsity athletes for outstanding performances and sportsmanship or eye-catching moments. It’s a simple way to let the athletes know we recognize their talent and appreciate the struggle they bear, in addition to being students, to make us proud fans. Although we’d love to give each one an award, we only have so much print space, so we had to make some tough decisions. The candidates aren’t nominated, but handpicked by the sports staff and volunteers at the Fulcrum and reflect our opinions.

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