Articles by: Pierce O'Leary

Ryerson sports: a year in review

Ryerson sports: a year in review

How the men’s and women’s Ryerson Rams did this year

by Pierce O'Leary· · Rams Athletics, Sports
Rams athletic season considered a success

Rams athletic season considered a success

The 2014-15 season was pivotal for Ryerson athletics, with the university hosting its first national championship and both the men’s and women’s basketball teams becoming national contenders. Ryerson hosted the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s basketball Final 8 from March 12 to 15, which brought national attention to the university, the men’s basketball program and the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Rams Athletics, Sports

Windsor advance to consolation final with win over Bishop’s

The Windsor Lancers advanced to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) consolation final with a 91-80 win over Bishop’s. The Lancers had tremendous balance with seven players, including all five starters scoring in double figures, highlighted by 13 points apiece from Alex Campbell and Rotimi Osuntola. In contrast to Windsor, Bishop’s only had two players score in double figures. Mike Andrews […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, CIS Final 8, Sports

Saskatchewan beat Dalhousie to advance to consolation final

The Saskatchewan Huskies booked their ticket to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) consolation final with a 90-79 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers. The Huskies were the beneficiaries of a stellar performance by fourth-year guard Evan Ostertag who scored a team-high 32 points on 60 per cent shooting from the floor. Dadrian Collins also chipped in with 21 points and fifth-year […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, CIS Final 8, Sports
Game Recap: Rams cruise past Lancers to advance to national semifinal

Game Recap: Rams cruise past Lancers to advance to national semifinal

The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team defeated the number-two seed Windsor Lancers, 82-68, Thursday night to advance to the national semifinal. The Rams controlled the game from start to finish thanks to an impressive defensive performance and a potent transition attack that frustrated the Lancers. The Rams were led by Jahmal Jones who tied the game-high with 20 points and […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, CIS Final 8, Sports
Kadeem Green contributed 12 points for Ryerson at last Saturday's OUA quarter-final game against the Laurier Golden Hawks. (Courtesy of Ryerson Athletics)

Previews for each team playing in the CIS Final 8

#7 RYERSON RAMS The Team: Ryerson will be making its first CIS final eight appearance since the 2011-2012 season. Ryerson spent much of the season ranked third in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), finishing with a 17-2 regular season record. The Rams suffered back-to-back losses to rivals Ottawa and Carleton in late November, but rebounded with 11 straight wins to close […]

Rams leave Ottawa empty-handed

Rams leave Ottawa empty-handed

The Ryerson men’s basketball team came up short at the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship on the weekend, losing to the Carleton Ravens 84-80 in the OUA semifinals. The team then lost again in the bronze medal game, falling to the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees by a score of 79-66. In their much-anticipated game against Carleton, the Rams held a […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball
Kadeem Green contributed 12 points for Ryerson at last Saturday's OUA quarter-final game against the Laurier Golden Hawks.

Men’s basketball team to face Carleton Ravens in Final Four

Ryerson’s men’s basketball team travel to Ottawa this weekend in search of an Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championship. The Rams will look to win the Wilson Cup for the first time in school history when the final four teams face off starting Friday. Ryerson will face the Carleton Ravens in semifinal action. The Rams lost to Carleton earlier this season […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, Sports
Mariah Nunes scored 11 points for the Rams against the Ottawa Gee-Gees last Saturday in the OUA quarter-final action.

The lady Rams head to Windsor for OUA Semis

Ryerson’s women’s basketball team will look to continue its  historic season this weekend in Windsor to compete in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Final Four. It is the first time the team has reached this stage in the season , when the Rams face the Queen’s Gaels on Friday night. Ryerson comes into the game riding an 11-game winning streak. The […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball
The Ramsbot "brought a lot of cheering" from the crowd at the ACC says team member Michael Marmeto. (Courtesy of the Ryerson Rams Robotics Team)

Ryerson robot shoots lights out at ACC

Ryerson students will be watching a basketball-shooting robot at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Final Eight next week. The Ryerson Rams Robotics student team showed off the robot, RamsBot, at Engineering Night with the Toronto Raptors on Feb. 27 at the Air Canada Centre. The event kicked off National Engineering Month across Ontario. The RamsBot shot 90 per cent from […]

Domenic Alberga leaves the Rams after two productive seasons.

Three Rams Hockey Players Sign Pro Deals

Three Ryerson men’s hockey players are moving on to the professional level to continue their careers. Forward Domenic Alberga and defenceman Dean Willmott signed in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) with Greenville and Brampton respectively, while defenceman Mark Corbett signed a three game tryout with the Mississippi River Kings of Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). Alberga leaves after the […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Hockey, Sports
Jahmal Jones looking to end final year on high note for Ryerson Rams

Jahmal Jones looking to end final year on high note for Ryerson Rams

This season will be a historic one for the Ryerson men’s basketball team as it hosts its first national championship in school history, but also because it marks the final season for Rams great Jahmal Jones. Jones has amassed many individual honours while playing for the Rams, including Ryerson’s male athlete of the year, rookie of the year and Ontario […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, Sports
The men's basketball team has high expectations heading into 2014-15 season. (Ryersonian file photo)

Hosting CIS championship will highlight men’s season

For the first time in school history, the Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team will be looking to win a national championship on home soil. Ryerson University is hosting the Canadian Interuniversity Sports Final 8, a prestigious event that sees eight elite teams compete for a national title. As hosts, the Rams are guaranteed a spot in the tournament, and with […]

by Pierce O'Leary· · Basketball, Sports