Athletics News

  • York to host tenth annual OUA Women's Basketball All-Star game on Saturday
    April 26, 2017
    BURLINGTON, Ont. – The stars of Ontario University Athletics (OUA) women's basketball will be out on Saturday, April 29 as York University plays host to the tenth annual OUA Women's Basketball All-Star game.
  • Sumner and Lao named OUA Athletes of the Year, nominees for BLG Awards
    April 20, 2017
    BURLINGTON, Ont. – Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced Thursday that Queen’s Gaels cross country standout Claire Sumner (Calgary, Alta.) and York Lions midfielder Jonathan Lao (Unionville, Ont.) have been recognized as the top OUA female and male athletes of the year for the 2016-17 season.
  • Duco named head coach of Rams men's hockey program
    April 20, 2017
    TORONTO – The Ryerson University Department of Athletics is proud to announce the appointment of Johnny Duco as the new Head Coach of the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team following a national search to fill the position.
  • El-Nahas wins gold at international meet in Bremen
    April 20, 2017
    York University Lions wrestler Shady El-Nahas won the gold medal in the 100kg weight class at the International Masters Bremen competition in Bremen, Germany.
  • Five OUA standouts make final Top-20 prospect list for 2017 CFL draft
    April 13, 2017
    Geoff Gray, an offensive lineman from the University of Manitoba, is the top-ranked U SPORTS player on the third and final prospect list released by the CFL's Scouting Bureau in advance of the league's 2017 Canadian Draft.
  • "Saves for CF" Raises $1,000 for Cystic Fibrosis Research
    April 11, 2017
    GUELPH, ON – These days, Andrew D'Agostini has a lot on his plate.
  • Peter-McNeilly and Paska Ryerson Athletes of the Year
    April 10, 2017
    TORONTO – The Ryerson Rams celebrated another memorable season at the 69th Annual Athletic Awards Celebration on Saturday night at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. Basketball players Sofia Paska (Etobicoke, Ont.) and Adika Peter-McNeilly (Scarborough, Ont.) took home the top prize as athletes of the year.
  • Mustangs student-athletes honoured at 2017 Athletic Awards Gala
    April 10, 2017
    LONDON, Ont. – Men's football player Sean Jamieson and women's track and field athlete Joy Spear Chief-Morris were recognized for their outstanding careers on Tuesday night as the Western Mustangs held the 2017 Athletic Awards Gala at the London Convention Centre.
  • Lawrence & Bellemore named Windsor Athletes of the Year
    April 10, 2017
    Lancer standouts Krystin Lawrence and Corey Bellemore walked away with tonight's top two prizes as they were awarded the Banner and Olympic Shields as the University of Windsor Athletes of the Year. The duo were multiple winners as part of the Evening of Excellence, highlighting the accomplishments of the Windsor Lancers, held at the St. Clair Centre of the Arts.
  • Champagne selected as uOttawa Male Athlete of the Year
    April 10, 2017
    uOttawa’s annual varsity athletic banquet took place on Friday night at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Ottawa, recognizing the highlights and achievements from the 2016-17 season of Gee-Gees varsity athletics. U SPORTS gold medallist Montana Champagne and U SPORTS silver medallist Simone Savary were named the uOttawa Athletes of the Year to cap off the evening which also included the presentation of team MVP awards and seven other major award categories.
  • Staehli, Bailie honoured as Queen's top Varsity Team athletes
    April 10, 2017
    KINGSTON, Ont. (April 5, 2017) – Julie-Anne Staehli (Lucknow, Ont.) of the women's cross country team and Kevin Bailie (Belleville, Ont.) of the men's hockey team were named the top student-athletes for the 2016-17 season. The two athletes were announced winners at the 81st annual Colour Awards Varsity Team athletic banquet Wednesday night at the ARC Main Gym.
  • Boiago and Demyanenko Named McMaster Athletes of the Year
    April 05, 2017
    McMaster saluted the achievements of the student-athletes, and bid farewell to two of the greatest Marauders to bear the name, at the 2017 Athletic Awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 4.
  • Jiang and Pinchin named major award winners at Queen's Varsity Clubs athletic banquet
    April 05, 2017
    KINGSTON, Ont. (April 4, 2017) – Lily Jiang (Edmonton, Alta.) of women's fencing and Ian Pinchin (Kingston, Ont.) of men's water polo, were named the top graduating student-athletes at the 81st annual Colour Awards Varsity Club Athletic Banquet Tuesday night at the ARC Main Gym.
  • Onyeka, Raines take home President's Award from annual athletic banquet
    April 04, 2017
    WATERLOO, Ont. (April 3, 2017) – Men’s football linebacker Nakas Onyeka and women’s swimmer Jasmine Raines were named the recipients of the 2016-17 President’s Award as the Wilfrid Laurier Department of Athletics and Recreation hosted their annual athletic banquet on Monday evening at the Wilfrid Laurier Athletic Complex.
  • Masse, Turner named Varsity Blues Athletes of the Year
    April 03, 2017
    TORONTO, Ont. - 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Kylie Masse and U SPORTS national heptathlon champion Rostam Turner were named the 2017 T-Holders' female and male athletes of the year during the University of Toronto's annual athletic banquet awards ceremony on Saturday, April 1 at Chestnut Residence.
  • Sluys, Yassin named Athletes of the Year at 57th annual Warriors Athletics Banquet
    April 03, 2017
    WATERLOO, Ont. - The Department of Athletics and Recreation handed out their year-end hardware at the 57th annual Athletics Banquet on Friday evening at the St. George Banquet Hall. Mohamed Yassin (Waterloo) from track and field and Stephanie Sluys (Clinton) from women's hockey took home the top honours as athletes of the year.
  • Tree and Jackson named Lakehead Athletes of the Year
    April 03, 2017
    Lakehead Athletics celebrated the 2016/2017 season this afternoon by handing out their awards at the Annual Awards Gala held in the John N. Paterson Faculty of Law Auditorium at PACI.
  • Lao and Pitters named 2017 York Athletes of the Year
    March 31, 2017
    York University Lions soccer player Jonathan Lao and track and field athlete Holly Pitters were named the male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 49th annual Varsity Athletics Banquet on Thursday night.
  • Campoli and Bordeleau named UOIT athletes of the year
    March 31, 2017
    OSHAWA, Ont. – To cap off a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) athletic department, Kylie Bordeleau (Cambridge, Ont.) and Fabio Campoli (Frosinone, Italy) were named the athletes of the year.