Articles by: Andrew Roberts

(Courtest Alex D'Addese, Ryerson Athletics)

Rye honours Rams at annual banquet

Ryerson Athletics capped off a record-breaking year by honouring its athletes at its annual awards banquet on April 2. Basketball stars Aaron Best and Keneca Pingue-Giles were named male and female athletes of the year. Best, a fifth-year basketball senior, helped his team to its first Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship and second consecutive Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) bronze medal. […]

by Andrew Roberts· · Sports
(Courtesy Winston Chow, Ryerson Athletics)

Women’s hockey: still a long way to go

Ryerson Rams head coach Lisa Haley knows the talent of female hockey players. She was behind the bench in Sochi when Marie-Philip Poulin notched Canada’s gold medal-clinching overtime goal. Her long career has put her in a good position to understand the state of women’s hockey and how the women at the top of the game compare to their male […]

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports
The men's hockey team celebrates its win in overtime over Waterloo. Photo Andrew Roberts/ Ryersonian Staff

Rams advance to semifinals in overtime thriller

The Ryerson men’s hockey team is headed to the semifinals after defeating the Waterloo Warriors 5-4 in overtime Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports
Photo: Andrew Roberts/ Ryersonian Staff

Golden Hawks spoil Rams senior night sendoff

The Ryerson women’s hockey team only managed to get one point in Thursday’s game, losing 2-1 to the Laurier Golden Hawks in overtime.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports
Now that her soccer stint is over, Rams goalie Alex Armstrong is excited to focus on hockey (Courtesy Ryerson Athletics).

Dual-sport Ram switches gears from soccer to hockey

Whether she’s lacing up before hitting the ice or throwing on cleats before jogging to the field, it doesn’t make a difference for Rams hockey goalie Alex  “Army” Armstrong. Athletes are here to win and Armstrong is ready to do just that — no matter the attire. Riddled with injuries, the soccer team was in a pinch to find a keeper […]

Ryerson Rams Defenceman Alex Basso.

Rams’ Alex Basso stays grounded after NHL training camp

Ryerson Rams defenceman Alex Basso got the opportunity to train with the Washington Capitals earlier this month. But the 22-year-old hockey star is still set on his studies, and winning for the Rams.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports, Sports, Videos
Rams defenceman Alex Basso has been named to the Washington Capitals prospects roster. (Emma Ewing-Nagy / Ryerson Athletics)

Three Rams join NHL prospect camps

Three Ryerson Rams have reported to NHL prospect camps this weekend. This is the second consecutive year Rams athletes have been selected for NHL rookie camps.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson curling team head coach Perry Marshall stands with prospective athletes at the Mattamy Athletic Centre

Ryerson curling team gets ready to rock

It’s been two years but Ryerson’s new curling team is almost set to take to the ice. The first games will occur Sept. 29 and 30 at the Leaside Curling Club.

by Andrew Roberts· · Sports