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Updated: Braletic and Livingston win big at Ryerson’s 66th Annual Athletic Awards

Updated: Braletic and Livingston win big at Ryerson’s 66th Annual Athletic Awards

There was tons of excitment and flair at the 2013-2014 Ryerson Rams Athletics Awards Monday night at the jam-packed Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. Capturing the evening’s two major awards were women’s volleyball outside hitter Veronica Livingston, who won the H.H. Kerr Female Athlete of the Year Award, and men’s soccer midfielder Alex Braletic, who took home the Ryersonian […]

Andrew Buck is one of a handfull of athletes graduating from Ryerson this year.

End of the line for graduating athletes

By William Brown Feb. 28, he was crushed with the knowledge that he had taken his final skate as a Ryerson Ram after five years of playing hockey, three of which he served as captain. Every student athlete will have to accept that once their time playing university sports is up, they must move on to their chosen career and […]

by Alex Chippin· · Rams Athletics, Sports
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
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
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
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