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Things to do this weekend (Nov. 25-27)

The cold weather has finally come, but that doesn’t mean you have to be stuck indoors. Put on something to you keep you warm and go to some events happening this weekend in Toronto. 1. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Follow +RT for a chance to win a pair of tickets to #JingleBallNorth Nov 25 (minors require parental consent) Rules: https://t.co/cFz61mPU15 […]

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Remembering Najdana Andjelkovic

The life of third-year financial mathematics student Najdana Andjelkovic will be honoured this week on campus. Andjelkovic died in a car crash in the early hours of Oct. 31. She was heading eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway east of Parkside Drive when she hit two concrete blocks and a guard rail. She was only 25-years-old. While at Ryerson, Andjelkovic was […]

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Things to do this weekend (Nov. 11-13)

1. Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum Honour & celebrate all heroes, both real & mythical, this Friday! #FNLROM! https://t.co/MbMboBo5VI pic.twitter.com/NKXNtyz5kb — Royal Ontario Museum (@ROMtoronto) November 9, 2016 There are always places to party in Toronto on the weekend, but nothing as unique as The ROM Friday Night After Hours. This weeks theme is “Tribute”, meaning the art gallery will have […]

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Men’s volleyball bows out to Laval in maiden CIS tournament

The Ryerson men’s volleyball team was eliminated from the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Championships after a tight 3-2 loss to Laval University. It was the first visit to the CIS playoffs from the Rams, who took the first game in the match. A second set slip by the Ryerson, leading 23-20, was pivotal. “We let things get away from us […]

by Nicholas Raponi· · Sports, Volleyball
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Rams lose CIS opener to Trinity Western in a four set thriller

The Ryerson men’s volleyball team lost its opening game against Trinity Western Friday at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National Championship in four sets. It was the team’s first appearance in school history. The loss comes just a few days after the team won the silver medal in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. Eleven teams competed in the tournament.  Ryerson dropped […]

by Nicholas Raponi· · Sports, Volleyball
(Courtesy Martin Bazyl/Ryerson Athletics)

Women’s volleyball falls in OUA final

By Tasala Tahir The Ryerson women’s volleyball team fell short Saturday night when it was defeated in Ontario University (OUA) finals action by the University of Toronto Varsity Blues in three straight sets, gaining themselves a silver medal.  The Varsity Blues had zero losses coming into this game and two of their 21 wins were 3-0 victories against the Rams […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
(Nikolas Theodorakidis/Ryersonian Staff)

Women’s volleyball advances to OUA final

By Nikolas Theodorakidis The Ryerson women’s volleyball team advanced to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals for the first time in 15 years on Friday night after a victory in three straight sets against the Western Mustangs. The first set of the match was tightly contested until a strong serving performance by left blocker Veronica Livingston helped the Rams pull […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
(Courtesy Alex D'Addese)

Rams defeat Golden Gaels in four sets; advance to gold medal game

The Ryerson men’s volleyball team defeated the Queen’s Golden Gaels in four sets on Thursday evening to advance to the OUA finals. By being an OUA finalist, the Rams have also punched their ticket to the CIS National Championships. This will be the team’s first appearance in school history. The team started out the game with a lead early in […]

by Nicholas Raponi· · News, Sports, Volleyball
Ryerson's women's volleyball team are heading back into the OUA Final Four after defeating the Queen's Gael's Saturday afternoon.

Women’s volleyball cruises into OUA Final Four

By Nicholas Raponi Ryerson’s women’s volleyball team cruised back into the OUA Final Four after dropping the Queen’s Gaels 3-0 Saturday afternoon at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. This comes just one year after the team suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Ottawa Gee-Gees in a quarterfinal game and missed the Final Four.   Ryerson hasn’t gone back to the Final […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
Ryerson's mens volleyball team is headed to the Final Four after defeating the Western Mustangs 3-1 on Saturday.

Men’s volleyball takes down Mustangs; advances to the OUA Final Four

By Nicholas Raponi The Ryerson men’s volleyball team has advanced to the OUA Final Four after defeating the Western Mustangs 3-1 Saturday afternoon. Fourth-year middle blocker Uchenna Ofoha led the Rams to an energetic start as they  matched the Mustangs serve-for-serve in the first set. The lead went back and forth early as it was tough for either team to […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
Volleyball playoffs set to begin for both the men’s and women’s teams

Volleyball playoffs set to begin for both the men’s and women’s teams

After stellar regular seasons, the teams are looking for redemption after disappointing in the playoffs last year.

by Michael Grace-Dacosta· · Sports, Volleyball
TORONTO, ON - Oct 16, 2015 : Ontario University Athletics Womens Hockey game action between the Ryerson Rams and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks.  
(Photo by Alex D'Addese /Ryerson Rams Athletics)

Women’s hockey and volleyball stars reflect on their journeys

Emily Nicholishen and Jessica Hartwick must over come injuries before saying good bye after five-years with the Ryerson Rams.

by Michael Grace-Dacosta· · Hockey, Sports, Volleyball
Ryersonian Sports Wrap: February 2, 2016 – Men’s and women’s volleyball team win vs. Queen’s

Ryersonian Sports Wrap: February 2, 2016 – Men’s and women’s volleyball team win vs. Queen’s

YouTube / TheRyersonian – via Iframely

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Sports, Volleyball
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Volleyball player organizes stem cell drive

This past Thursday, working with Ryerson labour rights advocate Winnie Ng, volleyball player Erica Naccarato combined the traditional “What’s your type?” event, with OneMatch, the Canadian Blood Services’ stem cell registry.

by Krista Robinson· · Health, Sports, Volleyball
Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

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

The Rams come together to celebrate after scoring a point in their game Saturday night.

Men’s volleyball strike up win against Guelph Gryphons

The Ryerson Rams beat the Guelph Gryphons 3-1 at the men’s volleyball game on Oct. 24.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
Rams reading week wrap-up

Rams reading week wrap-up

Many Rams teams were beginning post season pushes during reading week but for most, it did not go according to plan. Beginning in men’s hockey, the Rams men went up against the University of Toronto (U of T) in their first round best-of-three playoff series. The Rams had home ice advantage but failed to capitalize losing 2-1 at the Mattamy […]

Rams volleyball gives back to Cuban athletes

Rams volleyball gives back to Cuban athletes

Ryerson’s men’s volleyball team was up to serve, but they were serving up objects of a different kind. During the winter break the Rams went to Cuba and handed out equipment from Ryerson athletics teams. It took the giving that has been a regualr part of team’s training trips to Cuba to a new level. “It’s something the team (has) […]

Anthony Cicchi attempts to save the ball for Ryerson in a match against the McMaster Marauders Nov. 19, 2014. (Rebecka Calderwood / Ryersonian Staff)

Many Rams varsity teams pushing for playoff berths

Several varsity teams had positive weeks, each of them pushing to clinch playoff positions. Women’s hockey The women’s hockey team continued its drive for a playoff berth when they took on the Waterloo Warriors in an important game Wednesday night. The Rams came into this game one point behind the eighth place Warriors. It was a tight game, with no […]

Rams have high hopes for playoffs

Rams have high hopes for playoffs

Ryerson Rams sports teams have never collectively done as well as they are right now. Each of the men’s and women’s hockey, basketball and volleyball teams are currently chasing a playoff position with a chance to take down some top teams in Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. With teams having made the turn on the halfway point of their seasons, […]

Victoria Livingston smashes the ball against the Waterloo Warriors Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (Rebecka Calderwood / Ryersonian Staff

Rams Insider: Ryerson women’s volleyball back on track

It has been a great last two months to be a member of the Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team. The team started its 2014-15 season at 8-1. Just last week, it cracked the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) top 10 for one of the few times in school history. To go along with the Rams great record was the news Ryerson […]

by Ryan McKenna· · Sports, Volleyball
Rams' Anagnostopoulos, Adam sets up Reardon, Marc for the spike in a game against the McMaster Marauders Wednesday, November 19, 2014. (Rebecka Calderwood / Ryersonian Staff)

Rams men’s volleyball team falls to Marauders; women’s team sweeps defending OUA champs

It was a tale of Jekyll and Hyde for the Ryerson Rams volleyball teams in Wednesday night’s double-headers against the McMaster Marauders at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The men’s team lost in straight sets, while the women’s team did just the opposite, winning their match 25-19, 27-25, 25-23 against the defending Ontario University Athletics champion Marauders. The women kicked off the night in style. […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Sports, Volleyball
(Courtesy Mattamy Athletic Centre)

Ryerson Secures Volleyball Bid

The Ryerson Rams have scored another big victory for their athletics program. The Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) selection committee announced on Monday morning in a press release the hosts of eight national championships in soccer and volleyball over the next two years. Following up last month’s bid for the women’s volleyball championship, Ryerson has been selected as the host of […]

by Stefan Morrone· · Sports, Volleyball
The Rams play the Lions in the National Bank Invitational. (Halla Imam/Ryersonian)

Rams men’s volleyball team win silver at National Bank Invitational

The Ryerson Ram’s men’s volleyball team lost to the York University Lions in the gold medal game of the 18th annual National Bank Invitational Volleyball Tournament. Ryerson hosted the Sherbrooke University Vert et Or, Western University Mustangs, and York in a three day tournament starting on Friday Oct. 3 and finishing with Sunday’s gold medal game. Ryerson began the tournament […]

by Halla Imam· · Sports, Volleyball
Erica Naccarato sets the ball. (Alina Bykova/Ryersonian)

Women’s Volleyball Invitational

  The Ryerson Rams played three games this weekend. The team lost all three games. On Friday they lost 3-1 to the Toronto Varsity Blues, losing the last set 12-25. On Saturday afternoon, it lost 3-2 to the York Lions, losing the last set 15-9. The second game on Saturday evening against the Lions was shorter. The Rams lost 3-1. It […]

by Beth Bowers· · Sports, Volleyball

Men’s volleyball team beat alumni 3-1

  In an annual event, the men’s volleyball team took on its former members, the most senior of whom played for the Rams in 1983.  The current men’s team pulled off a hard-fought 3-1 victory, with the score of the final set being 25-23 for the Rams.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports, Volleyball
Rams hitter Robert Wojcik goes in for the kill versus Queen’s.

Close to cracking the CIS top 10

Coming off two big home victories this past weekend, the men’s volleyball team is hoping its recent three-game winning streak can elevate it from a top team in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) to the ranks of one of the première programs in the nation. On Saturday, the Rams dominated the Royal Military College (RMC) Paladins in four sets at […]

by David Rockne Corrigan· · Sports, Volleyball
The Ryerson Rams women's volleyball team lost 3-2 to the Queen's University Gaels Friday night. (Stefan Morrone/Ryersonian Staff).

Rams slip against Gaels

The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team suffered a narrow defeat to the Queen’s University Gaels at the Mattamy Athletic Centre Friday night. Ryerson  lost the first and third sets but dominated the second and fourth. It was a close match, with both teams see-sawing for the lead before the Rams ultimately lost 3-2 (30-32, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16, 12-15). The Rams […]

by Stefan Morrone· · Sports, Top stories, Volleyball
Tough night for Ryerson Rams volleyball teams

Tough night for Ryerson Rams volleyball teams

The Ryerson Rams suffered a pair of disappointing defeats in volleyball action against the York Lions Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The women’s team lost three-straight sets (25-23, 25-23, 25-22) to the unbeaten Lions, who will retain their position atop the OUA East standings. “Against a team of that quality, we need to play with a certain amount […]

Men’s volleyball team takes it off ­— for charity

Men’s volleyball team takes it off ­— for charity

Ryerson’s men’s volleyball team is serving up sexy in its latest charity calendar. This year’s edition, which sells for $10, has players stripping down to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. “It’s going to benefit the team, and at the same time there’s value outside of that as well,” says head coach Mirek Porosa, who says his mandate is […]

by Kelsey Rolfe· · Sports, Volleyball
Rams tame Lions at provincial volleyball tournament

Rams tame Lions at provincial volleyball tournament

The men’s volleyball team cashed in its home court advantage on the weekend and took the championship at a preseason tournament against three other Ontario universities. Ryerson hosted the York University Lions, Queen’s University Gaels and Western University Mustangs at the 17th Annual National Bank Invitational Volleyball tournament at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams started off slow, losing their […]

by Emily Wrigglesworth· · Sports, Volleyball
Rams lose first volleyball tournament game to Lions

Rams lose first volleyball tournament game to Lions

Ryerson’s men’s volleyball team lost the first game of a three-day tournament to returning champions York University’s Lions. Ryerson is hosting the the 17th Annual National Bank Invitational tournament at the Mattamy Athletic Centre all weekend. The Ram were ultimately outlasted by the Lions in a five-set match with close scores (23-25, 25-22, 25-22, 16-25, 13-15). The Rams put up […]

by Emily Wrigglesworth· · Sports, Volleyball
IN SPORTS THIS WEEK

IN SPORTS THIS WEEK

Baseball (M) Thurs. Sept. 26. Rams vs. Toronto, Talbot Park, 7 p.m. Sat. Sept. 28. Rams vs. Western, Talbot Park, 1 p.m. Sat. Sept. 28. Rams vs. Western, Talbot Park, 4 p.m. Sun. Sept. 29. Rams vs. Guelph, Talbot Park, 1 p.m. Sun. Sept. 29. Rams vs. Guelph, Talbot Park, 4 p.m. Basketball (M) Sun. Sept. 29. Rams Alumni Game, […]

IN SPORTS THIS WEEK

IN SPORTS THIS WEEK

Baseball (M) Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. Queen’s, Megaffin Park (Kingston), 1 p,m.and 4 p.m. Hockey (M) Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. UOIT at Campus Ice Centre, 7:30 p.m. Hockey (W) Fri. Sept. 20, Rams vs. Uni of Massachusetts, MAC, 7:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 21, Rams vs. NAIT, MAC, 2:30 p.m. Sun. Sept. 22, Rams vs. Carleton, MAC, 2:30 p.m. […]

Ready, set, volley! Talking with the volleyball team

Graduating Rams reflect on their Ryerson legacy

  Michael Paolo – electrical engineering It’s Ryerson Rams’ hockey player Michael Paolo’s fifth and final year and his graduation may signify a permanent storage of his skates. “Currently I don’t have any plans of continuing my hockey career,” he says. “I have played hockey for 22 years of my life and I think it’s time to close that chapter […]