One of the most high-profile coaches in Canadian university basketball is back behind the Ryerson bench. Head coach Roy Rana, who built the Ryerson men’s basketball program into a national powerhouse, is back behind the Rams’ bench after taking a year-long sabbatical during the 2015-2016 season. Rana did not disclose much information when he initially announced his sabbatical, but he […]
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The No. 3 Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team will return to the OUA Final Four championship for the fourth straight season this weekend. After cruising through the regular season to a school-best 14-1-1 record, the Rams’ OUA East quarter-final matchup versus the Queen’s Gaels went right to the wire. Technically past the wire, as the game needed extra time before it was […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Ryerson men’s basketball team won its first OUA Wilson Cup, with a 73-68 victory over the Carleton Ravens. Aaron Best led the way with 21 points, as the Rams made a comeback from a 13-point deficit they faced at halftime. Ryerson won the second half 46-28, by only allowing Carleton to convert on 24.3 per cent of their […]
The Ryerson women’s basketball team is moving on to the gold medal game of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) final four as it beat the Windsor Lancers 79-62 Friday night. Silvana Jez scored 20 points while adding nine rebounds and two three pointers. With their victory Friday the Rams ended Windsor’s three-year reign as OUA champions. Going into the game […]
The Ryerson men’s basketball team is headed for the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) final after defeating the Windsor Lancers 96-77 Friday evening. The team will be playing for the OUA gold medal against the Carleton Ravens at 8 p.m. on Saturday evening at the MAC. With the win, the Rams have also cemented a spot in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport […]
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 […]
Sports editor Nick Raponi fills you in on what you missed this weekend.
By David Morassutti Ryerson’s men’s basketball team defeated the Lakehead Thunderwolves Saturday night by a score of 93-71 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) to advance to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) semifinals. Adika Peter-McNeilly and Ammanuel Diressa led the way with 19 points each. Ryerson got off to a slow start to the game with Lakehead outscoring the Rams […]
By David Morassutti Keneca Pingue-Giles racked up 21 points as the women’s basketball team defeated the Western Mustangs 83-64 Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, advancing to the final four of the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. Ryerson jumped to an early lead 21-6 in the first quarter with Western picked up the pace in the second. Ryerson led 43-23 […]
The McMaster Marauders defeated the Ryerson men’s volleyball team in three straight sets in Friday night’s Ontario University Athletics final. While Ryerson was not able to bring the gold medals back home to Toronto, the team still greatly overachieved on the season, winning silver and cementing itself a berth in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) National Championships next weekend in Hamilton […]
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 […]
Here’s a recap of each team, in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past four months.
After stellar regular seasons, the teams are looking for redemption after disappointing in the playoffs last year.
The Ryerson men’s soccer team has secured its spot in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Final Four championship after defeating Carleton University at Downsview Park Saturday. The win was a major victory for the team, and a key first step in their march to get to the national tournament. “My expectation was to have our best performance of the year,” […]
Ryerson’s new curling club hosted its first tryout Thursday at Leaside Curling Club.
Off the heels of hosting the last national championship in men’s basketball, Ryerson has placed bids to land the 2017 and 2018 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. If successful, the Rams will be the first team to host the tournaments simultaneously.
Ryerson’s golf team partnered with Brampton Golf Club and secured sponsors to help the club chase after its best-ever finish in the OUA championship this fall.
Link Test Some female athletes at Ryerson feel they do not receive the amount of support and attention they deserve. Ryerson’s athletic department says extra marketing and “banners of distinction” require excellence on the part of the team. The following infographic compares the men’s and women’s basketball team season stats. Stats provided by OUA.ca To read our initial feature on the […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Ryerson Rams basketball teams have had great seasons, in some cases record breaking, and have netted themselves first round byes in the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoffs. Though the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) finals are just around the corner, the Rams cannot look too far ahead. The OUA playoffs begin this week. Ryerson hosts the men’s CIS final eight […]
The Rams couldn’t find their scoring touch last night in game one of their Ontario University Athletics (OUA) playoff series against the University of Toronto (U of T). They lost 2-1 on home ice. The Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) was busy last night with both men’s basketball and hockey playing one floor apart. But on this night hockey was the main […]
(Produced by Beza Getachew and Aaron Navarro)On this week’s episode, we speak with the general manager of the Mattamy Athletic Centre–the venue for the CIS Final 8 tournament. More in the Post: Episode two: Setting the Stage Episode three: Going Graphic
“Why do we have to wait 119 days until March 12?” That was the question that two-time National Basketball Association NBA champion Bill Walton asked those in attendance at Thursday’s ticket launch for the 2015 Canadian Interuniversity Sport men’s basketball Final 8 tournament. Walton was at the Mattamy Athletic Centre to help promote the event that Ryerson University will host […]
Queen’s University fired 52 shots at Ryerson goaltender Troy Passingham, but it wasn’t enough as the Rams squeaked out a 3-2 victory over the Golden Gaels Friday night. Both netminders saw a lot of rubber, but stood tall throughout the match. Passingham made a career-high 50 saves for the win, while Gaels goaltender Kevin Bailie had an impressive game of his own, […]
Bryan Lewis, former director of officiating for the NHL, is the referee-in-chief for men’s hockey at the OUA. In his current role, Lewis supervises OUA officials. He usually attends one or two university men’s hockey games a week, arriving an hour early to meet with the coaches and officials. Lewis sits with an unobstructed view of the ice so he […]
By William Brown Ryerson’s Vivian Kwok and Bethany So of the University of Toronto have won gold in the CIS National badminton doubles tournament at Laval University. So is unranked and viewed as an underdog, but the pairing’s teamwork and chemistry led them to an unlikely medal in the national competition and helped Ryerson finish fourth overall in the tournament […]
Josh Lund is a second-year history major – but when he’s not hitting the books at Ryerson, he’s on the field as the Rams’ star third baseman. “I hadn’t played baseball in eight years until last year,” Lund said. His return to the game coincided with Ryerson’s inaugural baseball season. The team had a disappointing record of 3-19, and is […]
By Harlan Nemers With the Rams controlling the puck, rookie Domenic Alberga parked himself in front of Brock’s goaltender Real Cormier. The shot came fired from the point, tipped off the shaft of Alberga’s stick and into the far-side of the net. Scoring the overtime winner in the OUA quarter-finals, the 21-year-old Alberga had just given the Rams a 1-0 […]
Sportsnet is calling Ryerson’s men’s hockey team “the biggest threat in the OUA West.” The Rams are a top contender in the division, and it’s in no small part due to linemates Jamie Wise, 22, and Domenic Alberga, 21. The two forwards lead the Canadian Interuniversity Sport in overall points; Wise is first, with 40 points in 21 games, and […]
Joanna Kolbe will pick up her sword one last time for Ryerson on Feb. 8. Heading into her fourth Ontario University Athletics (OUA) women’s fencing championship, where she has won gold for three straight years, Kolbe is looking to relax after her last tournament.“I decided to quit a long time ago, so I’m pretty much going to finish fencing,” said […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team yearns for redemption. The team entered this season fueled by its historic No. 4 ranking. Before the season’s start, Ryerson announced it will host the CIS Final 8 tournament in 2014-15. That’s a lot of pressure. Last year, the Rams thought they were ready to handle that sort of pressure. They were wrong. Posters […]
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 […]
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 […]