Articles by: Nicholas Dunne

Photo by Lisa Cumming.

Women’s volleyball team rebound to win national quarterfinals

The Ryerson women’s volleyball team began slowly. But once again, on the brink of their first loss this season, they came back to win the national playoff quarterfinal against the UBC Okanagan Heat Friday at Laval University. The OUA Quigley Cup champions struggled early on, losing their first two sets 25-22 and 25-18. Okanagan’s Michelle Jakszuk had a monstrous 18 […]

by Nicholas Dunne· · Sports, Volleyball
Photo by Lisa Cumming

‘That’s a Dustin Reid team’

If you didn’t know the Ryerson women’s volleyball team dropped the first set of the OUA Quigley Cup championship match Saturday, you wouldn’t have guessed it by looking at head coach Dustin Reid. Reid sat calmly in his chair all throughout the set, getting up occasionally to stretch his legs. When a rogue volleyball bounced his way, he skipped forward […]

by Nicholas Dunne· · Sports, Volleyball
Photo by Alex D'Addese

Ryerson alumnus signs with Toronto FC II

Former Ryerson Rams defender Robert Boskovic has signed with the Toronto FC II, the USL affiliate team of  Toronto FC. Boskovic, 19, had previously played 25 games for TFC II as a call-up from the Toronto FC academy. As a defender at Ryerson, Boskovic established himself as an elite young talent, winning the OUA rookie of the year award, along […]

by Nicholas Dunne· · Soccer, Sports
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Ryerson Chess Club hosts national master

The Ryerson Chess Club hosted a national master last week in a guest lecture. The crowd of roughly 10 people listened attentively to Saša Kulić, a Canadian-Bosnian titled chess instructor as he dissected two matches: a bullet game between him and another player online and a match between grandmasters Anton Korobov and Victor Bologan. The chess club has been meeting […]

by Nicholas Dunne· · Sports
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Heartbreaking loss for Ryerson at Final 8 Tournament

The Ryerson men’s basketball team’s season ended in heartbreak Sunday, when they lost to the Calgary Dinos 77-79 in the dying seconds of the national championship final match. The Rams had proved themselves against naysayers who had counted them out all season, culminating in their upset victory against the then-undefeated Carleton Ravens in Saturday’s semifinal game. The Ravens came into […]

by Nicholas Dunne· · Basketball, Sports
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