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Rams Soccer Wins MVP, Rookie and Coach of the Year

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team successful 2016 campaign continued to get better on Wednesday, as the Rams earned some of the top regular season honours from the Ontario University Athletics. The 2016 OUA men’s soccer major awards and all-stars were announced on Wednesday morning, with six players getting all-star nods. The awards were highlighted by Rams midfielder Raheem Rose […]

by Hailey Salvian· · News, Soccer, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Rams pair bring Toronto FC experience to men’s soccer

This past Sunday was the first time this season that the Ryerson’s men’s soccer team played a home game at Downsview Park. But a pair of Rams freshmen were already on familiar ground. Rookies Robert Boskovic and Andrew Dias both spent time with Toronto FC Academy and Toronto FC II — the club’s United Soccer League affiliate, whose training facility is […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese via Ryerson Athletics)

Undefeated Ryerson men’s soccer team has eyes on the prize

There is only one men’s university soccer team with a perfect record left in the country: the Ryerson Rams. A 2-0 victory over the Laurentian University Voyageurs on Saturday at Downsview Park improved the team’s record to 11-0 this season. They were ranked third in all of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) last week. It’s a record that has made Ryerson […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
Lambis leads Rams to impressive start in men’s soccer

Lambis leads Rams to impressive start in men’s soccer

It has been a perfect start to the season for the Ryerson men’s soccer team, winning the first five matches of 2016 and only allowing a single goal. At the centre of this success has been fourth year striker Nick Lambis. The Pickering, Ont. native has already scored four goals this year, tied for the OUA lead and added an […]

by Mitchell Tierney· · Soccer, Sports
(Courtesy Ryerson Athletics/Sports Information)

Soccer teams announce first wave of recruits

The Ryerson Rams women’s soccer team announced its first wave of 2016 recruits on April 8 and three members of the recruiting class already share a unique bond. Erin Dicaire, Madison Foote and Lindsey Hoffman all won a national club championship together with Darlington Fusion SC in 2014. Dicaire and Hoffman will join the Ram’s defensive line. Foote will join the […]

(Courtesy Alex D’Addese, Ryerson Athletics)

Rams still searching for a home

Mark Tari and the Rams were at home, but nothing made them feel that way. Despite their 10-5 victory over the McMaster Marauders, they knew that the opposing team had more fans cheering at the Bond Park baseball game. It was an October day, ideal for baseball. The sun was shining, but it wasn’t enough to bring Ryerson students out […]

New Regent Park soccer field not on the table for Ryerson Rams

New Regent Park soccer field not on the table for Ryerson Rams

A brand new soccer field is set to open just minutes away from Ryerson, but don’t expect to watch a Rams game there any time soon. The new Regent Park athletic grounds are part of a revitalization project that is co-partnered between the City of Toronto, Toronto Community Housing, the Daniels Corporation, and the Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment (MLSE) Foundation. […]

Soccer team falls short in push for OUA title, CIS berth

Soccer team falls short in push for OUA title, CIS berth

The Ryerson men’s soccer season came to an end with a pair of losses in the Ontario University Athletic Final Four at York University last weekend.

by Daniel Morand· · Off Campus, Soccer, Sports
Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

Check out Ryerson Ram’s weekly scoreboard and the games happening today.

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Ryerson men’s soccer team headed to playoffs

The Ryerson men’s soccer team is hunting down the university’s first-ever team championship title when the Rams start their playoff campaign at Downsview Park on Saturday at 5 p.m.

by Daniel Morand· · Soccer, Sports
Experience trumps athlete career development

Experience trumps athlete career development

Why Ryerson Athletics isn’t about to adopt an NCAA career-athletics model.

by Jordan Mady· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Soccer, 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 […]

Rams weekend preview

Rams weekend preview

Victoria Nguyen takes a look at what’s in store for our Ryerson Rams this weekend!

by Cole Deakin· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Soccer, Sports, Sports, Videos
Ryerson's Jamie Baker celebrates a game-winning game. (Sept 19, 2015 - Jordan Mady/Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson men’s soccer looks to conquer CIS championship

The hot start helps but they want to win it all.

by Jordan Mady· · Soccer, Sports
Rams weekend preview

Rams weekend preview

Interested in what the Ryerson Rams are up to this weekend? Watch here.

by Cole Deakin· · Basketball, Soccer, Sports, Sports, Videos
Sports recap: Rams start off season strong

Sports recap: Rams start off season strong

VIDEO: Ryerson Rams are starting their season on a high note. Andrew Roberts has your full sports recap.

by Cole Deakin· · Baseball, Soccer, Sports, Sports, Videos
Women’s soccer coach steps down

Women’s soccer coach steps down

The head coach of the Ryerson Rams women’s soccer team is leaving . The Rams announced Kevin Souter’s departure earlier this week. Souter said  that he would be moving back home this summer with his family to focus on being a dad. “I will be moving to Scotland this summer to be near family and pursue different opportunities within the […]

by Iram Partap· · Soccer, Sports
The Rams scramble for the ball during a game against UOIT Sunday, October 26th, 2014. (Lindsay Fitzgerald / Ryersonian Staff)

Rams Insider: Coaching staff is the staple to Rams men’s soccer success

I remember a pre-season conversation in late August while I was working as a summer student with the Rams. It was with associate coach of the Ryerson men’s soccer team, Filip Prostran. I asked Fil, as he is known by many, about how his team looked ahead of the season. Fil shook his head and simply said, “not good.” There […]

by Ryan McKenna· · Soccer, Sports
Former Rams goalkeeper Michael Carlucci suffered a concussion a year ago and hasn’t played competitive soccer to this day. (Dasha Zolota / Ryersonian Staff)

Living after a concussion

Michael Carlucci is 20 years old. Carlucci was a soccer goalie. He was because he no longer is – or better yet, he can’t be. A concussion cut his playing days short and it’s been a year since Carlucci could play in net. Concussions are considered an epidemic in football. Yet in soccer, they’re overlooked, an afterthought. It’s a story […]

by Steven Tzemis· · Soccer, Sports
Nicholas Vecchi puts home the winner in the shootout as the McMaster Marauders defeat the Ryerson Rams, 1-0. Nitish

Heartbreak for Ryerson Rams as they fall to McMaster Marauders

Ryerson’s soccer team lost to the McMaster Marauders 5-3 on penalties at the Ron Joyce Stadium Saturday night, ending the Ram’s season in the semi finals. The game started off well for the Rams, who dominated in the opening minutes of the first half, putting pressure on the Marauders and preventing them from getting past their own half. It didn’t take […]

by Nitish Bissonauth· · Soccer, Sports
Live Blog: Ryerson Rams vs. McMaster Marauders OUA men’s soccer semi-finals

Live Blog: Ryerson Rams vs. McMaster Marauders OUA men’s soccer semi-finals

by Ryan Skilton· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson Rams defender Cedric Wong winds up for a kick in a game against the UOIT Ridgebacks Sunday, October 26th, 2014. (Lindsay Fitzgerald / Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Rams face tough test against McMaster Marauders in men’s OUA soccer semi-finals

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team will be looking to spoil the party as it takes on the McMaster Marauders on enemy territory in the Ontario University Athletics semi-finals Saturday. The Rams are coming off a convincing 2-0 win against the UOIT Ridgebacks in the quarter-finals last weekend. Associate coach Filip Prostran was pleased with his team’s stingy performance, and said […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Soccer, Sports
Lindsay Fitzgerald / Ryersonian Staff

Defence propels Ryerson Rams to quarter-finals victory over UOIT Ridgebacks

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team shut out the UOIT Ridgebacks 2-0 Sunday in the Ontario University Athletics quarter-finals in what was one of its best defensive performances of the year. The Rams got off to a quick start, as fourth-year mid-fielder Martin Dabrowksi beat Ridgebacks goalkeeper Travis Martin to give Ryerson a 1-0 lead at the 16-minute mark. The men didn’t […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Soccer, Sports
The Rams beat the Carleton Ravens 2-0 on Oct. 5. (Alina Bykova/Ryersonian)

Rams men’s team wins, while women’s tie against Carleton

The Ryerson Rams faced the Carleton University Ravens in back-to-back women’s and men’s soccer matches on Sunday, with the men winning 2-0 while the women tied 0-0. Both teams honoured the graduating student-athletes for both the men’s and women’s team. On the men’s team Cedric Wong, Josh Kohn, Kyle Stewart and Christian Maraldo are graudating. Sarah Slattery, Lianna Woollard, Amy […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Soccer, Sports

Bubble Soccer in the Quad

The Ryerson Muslim Students’ Association hosted bubble soccer in the quad on Wednesday. The event is part of Charity Week — an initiative to raise money for orphans around the world.

by Tristan Simpson· · Soccer, Sports
Joshua Kohn is moving the ball up the field. (Jacob Cohen/Ryersonian)

Men’s and Women’s soccer lose to U of T rival

The Ryerson Rams fell short twice against University of Toronto on Saturday, losing twice in back-to-back women’s and men’s soccer matches. The men, who played the second game of the afternoon, dropped their first match of the season 3-0. It was their first regular season loss since Sept. 2, 2012, when the Rams lost 2-0 to Carleton University. Despite trading […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson soccer earns two huge wins against Queen’s

Ryerson soccer earns two huge wins against Queen’s

  For the first time this season, both the men’s and women’s Ryerson soccer teams won on the same day. The men’s team remains undefeated, while the women’s team captured its first victory of the season. Both of Saturday’s matches at Monarch Park Stadium were tough tests for Ryerson. Playing Queen’s University meant both the men and the women had […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Soccer, Sports
The Ryerson Men's soccer team beat UofT 2-1 to secure their fifth victory of the season and remain undefeated.

Rams claim double streaks in soccer against rival U of T

Both Ryerson Rams soccer teams continued their streaks this weekend. The men’s team remain undefeated with its fifth straight win of  the season, while the women’s team lost its fifth game in a row. On Sunday, the two teams played a double header against downtown rival, University of Toronto. The men’s team trailed for its first time this year when […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Soccer, Sports
Soccer team faces tough season despite long winning streak

Soccer team faces tough season despite long winning streak

Despite being unbeaten since last season, the Ryerson men’s soccer team may have some trouble this year in defending its Ontario University Athletics (OUA) East division title. The team placed second in the OUA tournament last year and holds a 4-0 winning record for the current season, but associate coach Filip Prostran said the team’s biggest problem might be living up to the […]

by Stefan Morrone· · Soccer, Sports, Top stories
RSU Welcome Week in Photos

RSU Welcome Week in Photos

Members of the Ryerson Rams men's soccer team run past a cheering crowd of fans following Alex Braletic's 90th-minute game-tying goal at Birthmount Stadium in Toronto on October 27 2013. (Ryerson Rams /Winston Chow)

Ryerson’s successful athletic season comes to a close

When the final whistle sounded, Christian Maraldo just sat on the pitch. “After a few seconds, it settled in that we finally made it to nationals,” said the Ryerson Rams goalkeeper. “It was like an emotional masterpiece watching people hugging, people crying, people high-fiving, people tackling each other and hugs all around.” With a sense of accomplishment and relief, the […]

by Harlan Nemers· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson Rams still searching for home field (Photograph by Winston Chow, courtesy Ryerson Athletics)

Search for home field continues for Rams’ soccer team

Two years after the Ryerson Ram’s hockey teams scored an arena at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, Ryerson’s soccer teams are still in need of a home field. “We’ve been able to bring all of our other teams together in the Mattamy Athletic Centre and that next piece is to secure a place that our soccer teams can call home,” said Stephanie White, […]

by Sebastian Novais· · Rams Athletics, Soccer, Sports
Brazilian fans will be out in waves supporting the host nation of the 2014 World Cup.

Ryersonian newsroom talks 2014 World Cup outcome

The Ryersonian team members shares their views on which nations they will be supporting at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. See our reader video poll here. With a vastly multicultural newsroom including journalists from the Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Germany, and Greece, the Ryersonian team gives you the lowdown on who the tournament favourites and dark horses are. Features Editor […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Off Campus, Soccer, Top stories, Videos
The 2014 World Cup will be held in Brazil next summer.

Many Ryerson students pick Spain, Italy as World Cup favourites

With all but one nation left to qualify, 31 teams have booked their tickets to Brazil to play in the 2014 World Cup. After Portugal, France, Croatia and Greece filled the final European spots after Tuesday’s qualification games, the Ryersonian polled a handful of multicultural students at Ryerson University about the competition. We asked who they would cheer for and […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Off Campus, Soccer, Sports
A packed house at the BMO Centre in Fredericton, N.B. was on hand to take in Ryerson's match vs. U. of Saskatchewan.

A new addition to the Ram-ily

By Bronté James Brunswickan Sports Editor I have been covering the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds men’s soccer team for three years and have come to know the team, form bonds and learn the intricate details that come along with covering the sport. The only downside is I’ve only been exposed to the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) setting and […]

Scott Myrah celebrates after scoring the winning penalty shot for the Saskatchewan Huskies. Victor Ferreira / Ryersonian Staff

Shootout loss sees Rams go home empty-handed in CIS finals

FREDERICTON, N.B. — An undefeated regular season has ended with two losses in a row on the national stage. The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team is heading back to Toronto winless at the CIS national tournament after losing 2-2 (3-4 PK) in a penalty shootout to the Saskatchewan Huskies in the consolation semifinal. In a back-and-forth game between the two […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Soccer, Sports, Top stories, Videos
A dejected Jacob O'Connor (centre) following the Rams 3-2 loss to Laval in CIS quarter-finals. (Arman Aghbali/Ryersonian Staff)

Rams run out of magic, lose to Laval in CIS quarter-final

FREDERICTON, N.B. – Ryerson was eliminated from contention for the CIS national soccer tournament championship after a 3-2 loss to Laval at the BMO Centre on Thursday. Torrential rain poured throughout this Canadian Interuniversity Sports quarter-final match between the Rams and the Rouge et Or. When it had stopped after 90 minutes, some tears flowed for the team, which saw […]

Braletic becomes first Ryerson athlete named CIS MVP

Braletic becomes first Ryerson athlete named CIS MVP

FREDERICTON, N.B. — This year just keeps getting better for Alex Braletic. Braletic became the first Ryerson athlete to earn a CIS MVP trophy in any sport on Wednesday. He was awarded the Joe Johnson Award as the CIS men’s soccer athlete of the year. The Thornhill, Ont., native accepted the award with humour, causing the audience at the Fredericton […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Soccer, Sports, Top stories
A unified Rams squad prepares for the program's first-ever trip to nationals. (Marissa Dederer/Ryersonian Staff)

Rams prepare for big test at soccer nationals

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team lost its first game of the year in the most untimely fashion, falling short against the York Lions 1-0 in the OUA final at Birchmount Stadium on Sunday. The game marked an end to Ryerson’s hopes of securing the first OUA championship in school history, though the team will have a shot at glory […]

by Armen Bedakian· · Soccer, Sports
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 6

We bring you a weekly wrap-up of Canadian campus news produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto, Canada. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca, and from the Canadian University Press.

Ryerson Rams defender Michael Jan at the OUA gold medal game against the York Lions. (Marissa Dederer / Ryersonian Staff)

Nationals-bound Ryerson Rams fall in OUA finals to York Lions

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team lost its first game of the year in the most untimely fashion, falling short against the York Lions 1-0 in the OUA finals at Birchmount Stadium Sunday. The game marked an end to Ryerson’s hopes of securing the first OUA championship in school history, though the team will have a shot at glory once […]

Ryerson’s men’s soccer team celebrates after defeating Windsor 1-0 in the OUA Final Four on Saturday, clinching their first-ever berth in the national championship tournament. (Dan Berlin / Ryersonian Staff)

Men’s soccer team advances to national finals

An old adage in the world of football is uttered exclusively during days of wind and rain. “It’s perfect football weather!” That expression was warmly embraced by the shivering, yet ever passionate Ryerson Rams fans, who braved the cold to watch their men’s soccer team defeat the Windsor Lancers 1-0 in the OUA semifinals and qualify for nationals for the […]

by Armen Bedakian· · Rams Athletics, Soccer, Sports
Rams round up OUA soccer awards

Rams round up OUA soccer awards

Most Valuable Player is just another title for Alex Braletic and the Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team to add to an overflowing trophy case. The fifth-year midfielder was announced as the winner of the OUA East Most Valuable Player for the second time in his career Wednesday, after scoring 13 goals in 12 league games this season. Braletic shrugged off […]

by Victor Ferreira· · Soccer, Sports
Ryerson men's soccer coaches Kevin Souter (left), Ivan Joseph (centre) and Filip Prostran (right) were all part of Graceland University's 2006 NAIA national championship team. (Photo courtesy Ryersonian photo file)

Soccer triumverate graces Ryerson athletics

Graceland University is not a place where students go to learn about Elvis. About 1,000 kilometres north of Memphis, you’ll find it in the heart of the small Christian town of Lamoni, Iowa – population: 2,300. Amish buggies own the road and businesses remain closed on Sundays. It hardly seems like an appealing place for young students looking to complete […]

by Dan Berlin· · Soccer, Sports
Men’s Soccer: Dramatic win vaults Ryerson Rams into OUA Final Four

Men’s Soccer: Dramatic win vaults Ryerson Rams into OUA Final Four

It was the kind of storybook ending to a game that even Disney producers would have a hard time believing. The Ryerson men’s soccer team, mere seconds away from being eliminated from playoff contention, rallied to tie the score in the final minute of regulation, then scored again in the final minute of extra time to pull out an improbable […]

by Dan Berlin· · Soccer, Sports

Ryerson men’s soccer team made history

by Nicole Servinis· · Soccer, Sports
Injury takes soccer player off the field but not out of the game

Injury takes soccer player off the field but not out of the game

By: Amal Ahmed Albaz Shannon Cosgrove enjoyed a lifelong love affair with soccer. But after 17 years on the field, the fourth-year business student and former Rams midfielder has now found a home on the sidelines. Cosgrove started playing when she was three, but last summer, she suffered a knee injury during training that kept her on the bench this […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Soccer, Sports

A ride you’d rather not have

They rented a bus, but they could have rented a bike. Ryerson offered students a free bus ride to the Rams men’s and women’s soccer games at Monarch Park Stadium on Sunday. A grand total of one student was on board. Former Ryerson men’s soccer player Mikhail Farquharson, who was the student on the bus, said he is not surprised […]

by Nicole Servinis· · Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized
Video: From player to manager

Video: From player to manager

Host: Shannon Cuciz Producer: Hays Morrison, Joshua McLean

by Joshua McLean· · RyersonianTV, Soccer, Sports, Webcasts
GOALS GALORE: Rams on the ball!

GOALS GALORE: Rams on the ball!

The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team is still undefeated after beating Queen’s University 2-0 on Saturday. The team was riding high after cracking the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) top 10 rankings for the first time in the program’s history last week, but evidently, it didn’t go to their heads. “At the end of the day, it doesn’t mean anything,” said […]

by Nicole Servinis· · Soccer, Sports