Post Tagged with: "Rams"

Maggie Macintosh (middle) is back on Ryerson's women's curling team as team captain. (Courtesy Jacob Thielen)

Mac is back: Skip returns to women’s curling team

Ryerson’s women’s curling team has found a new captain – and they didn’t have to look far. Maggie Macintosh, who skipped the team in last year’s debut season, was originally planning to step away from the game to focus on her studies. But after being convinced to come back out for a practice run, the second-year journalism student has decided […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Petition brings student favourites back to the Ram

Petition brings student favourites back to the Ram

Buffalo caesar wraps and nachos are back at the Ram in the Rye after over 400 students signed a petition to resurrect their favourite menu items. The petition, created by fourth-year computer engineering student Matthew Smith, appeared on last week and circulated on Facebook. It urged the campus pub to bring back staples from the old menu, like sweet […]

by Oriena Vuong· · Food, Food & Health, News, On Campus
Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Unlikely dancer hopes to lead Rams to new heights

Sacha Lank didn’t start off as a dancer, but the 20-year-old is back for a third consecutive season — her second as captain — of the Ryerson Rams Dance Pak.   The team kicked off a new season this week, hoping to build on their second place finish at last year’s Flashdance University Challenge. For Lank, who is also a […]

by Neha Karamchandani· · Arts & Life, Performance Arts
Inside the Mattamy Athletic Centre during a Ryerson Rams men's hockey practice, Nov. 23, 2015. (Steven Goetz/Ryersonian Staff)

‘Total package’ Mistele added to Rams hockey roster

The Rams men’s hockey team has added some offensive punch to its roster. Forward Matt Mistele, who registered 33 goals and 58 points in 61 Ontario Hockey League games last season, has been added to the Rams roster for the 2016-17 campaign. “We see him as the total package,” said Rams interim head coach Johnny Duco. “He’s a really good […]

by James Tozer· · Hockey, News, Sports
Coach Lisa Haley with former Rams player Jessica Hartwick during a practice. (Courtesy Tristan Simpson/Ryersonian Staff)

Three’s company: Former Rams teammates drafted

Former Ryerson hockey players Jessica Hartwick, Melissa Wronzberg and Alex Armstrong made history this summer, becoming the first Rams to be drafted into the Canadian Women’s Hockey League on Aug. 21. Two of the three players were selected by the Brampton Thunder. Hartwick, a defender and former Rams captain, was taken 38th overall by the team. She graduated as Ryerson’s leader in […]

by Kayla Goodfield· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports
Photo Courtesy of Ryerson Rams, Photo by Jacob Thielen

Rams hope new home, new league can lift curling program to OUA playoffs

After a strong debut last season from both men’s and women’s teams, Ryerson’s curling squads are switching home clubs in the hopes of elevating the program to be among the OUA’s elite. “Last year wasn’t a big enough challenge to push us where we need to be,” said Nicole Titkai, incumbent vice for Ryerson’s women’s team. Last year, the two teams played […]

by Michael Norton· · Curling, Sports
Women's Hockey on Sept. 9, 2016.

Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team is off to a new start

The Ryerson women’s hockey team hit the ice Friday evening after a busy off-season, winning its first exhibition game 3-2 over the Carleton Ravens. The game featured eight new faces in the Ryerson lineup. After a disappointing season last year, the women’s hockey team revamped their roster. “Recruiting is 12 months a year,” Rams’ head coach Lisa Haley said. “It […]

by Kayla Goodfield· · Hockey, News, Sports
(Nike Theodorakidis and Josh Beneteau/Ryersonian Staff)

VIDEO: Ivan Joseph talks the future of Rams sports

By Chris Thomson, Nik Theodorakidis, Josh Beneteau and Deven Knill Another year of basketball, hockey and many more sports has come to a close at Ryerson. The Rams finished the year with five Final Four appearances, three OUA medals and two CIS medals, making 2015-16 one of the most successful in Ryerson athletics history. The Ryersonian’s Chris Thomson sat down […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Sports, students
(Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

Rams tip off against No. 1-ranked McGill in CIS semifinal

FREDERICTON – Ryerson’s women’s basketball Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) semifinal matchup will pit the Rams against a team that they have not played more than five years. The Rams will face off against the McGill Martlets, the top seed in the tournament, on Saturday March 19 at 1:30 p.m. EST. The fifth-seed Rams will be playing for an underdog win and […]

by Rebecca Goss· · Basketball, CIS Final 8, Sports
(Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE BLOG: Ryerson women take on McGill in CIS semifinal

The Ryerson women’s basketball team takes on the McGill University Martlets Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in semifinal action. Check out live blog below.  

(Rebecca Goss/Ryersonian Staff)

Women’s basketball team wins CIS game 1, advances to semifinals

FREDERICTON – Ryerson’s women’s basketball team defeated the University of Regina Cougars Thursday night 73-70 in game 1 of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships. It is the first time the Rams have reached this stage in the nationals. “This year has just been one year to remember,” said Keneca Pingue-Giles, who was named CIS player of the year Wednesday night. […]

(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
Rams at home to University  of Toronto on Nov. 4

OUA playoffs first test for top-ranked Rams basketball

Here’s a recap of each team, in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past four months.

by Liam Butler· · Basketball, Sports
Before the Gardens, there was George Bell

Before the Gardens, there was George Bell

Fifth-year Rams hockey players not so fondly remember their old playing facility.

by Joshua Beneteau· · Hockey, Rams Athletics, Sports
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
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
Men’s hockey hosts LGBTQ game against Guelph Gryphons, wins 5-0

Men’s hockey hosts LGBTQ game against Guelph Gryphons, wins 5-0

Darrell Bowden had not been to a hockey game in 35 years. On Thursday night, as the Ryerson men’s hockey team pummeled the Guelph Gryphons 5-0 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), Bowden was cheering on the home team alongside everyone else. Bowden is the co-chair of Positive Space Ryerson, a staff and faculty group committed to making Ryerson more […]

by Liam Butler· · Sports
Froese gets one past the Guelph goalie (Christian Thomson/Ryersonian Staff).

Ryerson Rams men’s hockey defeats Guelph Gryphons

The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team continued its dominance of the Guelph Gryphons this season, defeating them 5-0 Thursday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC). The Rams swept the season series with the Gryphons 3-0. Right winger Mitch Gallant scored a hat trick to power Ryerson’s offence. It was a career night for the fifth-year arts and contemporary studies student, who […]

by Liam Butler· · Sports
For Rams, win over Carleton Ravens long overdue

For Rams, win over Carleton Ravens long overdue

For the first time in 16 years, the men’s basketball team finally beat Carleton.

by Liam Butler· · Sports
Ryerson's dragon boat club hosted the Ontario University Indoor Championships this Saturday in the Student Learning Centre.

Dragon boat club wins 15 medals, hosts Ontario University Indoor Championships

Ryerson’s dragon boat club hosted the fourth annual Ontario University Indoor Championships in the Student Learning Centre.

by Alysia Burdi· · News, On Campus, Rams Athletics, Sports
Jamie Lewis scores the third and final goal for the Rams against Brock goalie Clint Windsor (Olivia McLeod/Ryersonian Staff).

Men’s hockey shuts out Brock on country night

Check out a photo gallery of Thursday’s night Country Night hockey game.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Hockey, News, Sports
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Rams volleyball teams both register big wins

It was a triumphant night for volleyball last Friday, as both the men’s and women’s teams snagged victories over the visiting York Lions at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Courtesy Stephen Kassim

Q&A with women’s hockey captain Jessica Hartwick

Last week, we heard from her friends and teammates on her career as captain and a Day 1 member of the team.
Here’s what Hartwick had to say about her experience on the team.

by Adetayo Bero· · Sports
Palak Mangat/ Ryersonian Staff

Hockey captain starts final year with team

Jessica Hartwick has been instrumental in the growth of the women’s hockey team since the day it began.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Sports
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Men’s volleyball team loses to Waterloo

The Ryerson Rams men’s’ volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season last week.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Courtesy Kyle Foster

Master’s student leads fencing team to OUA

Ryerson athlete and master’s student Sam Hardwicke-Brown has a chance to lead his team to the OUA championship this year.

by Robert Liwanag· · Sports
Guard Jean-Victor Mukama makes a slam dunk in the BIA Cup opening game (Andrea Vacl/Ryersonian staff)

Rams edged Blues in home opener

The Ryerson men’s basketball team narrowly won their home-opener game against the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Wednesday night. The game was a rollercoaster that ended with a final score of 85-84 The Rams’ early dominance in the BIA cup game was put in jeopardy after the second period when their 45-31 lead turned into a neck and neck […]

by Andrea Vacl· · Basketball, On Campus, Sports
Courtesy Alex D'Addesse

Men’s soccer suffers disappointing loss in OUA final

“I’m super proud of the guys, they fought right till the end,” said head coach Filip Prostran.

by Lana Hall· · Sports
Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

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

OpenSports co-founders James Gibbons and Chris Cheng. (Victoria Nguyen/Ryersonian Staff)

‘Tinder for sports’ app to launch this month

OpenSports is in its its final stages of development at the DMZ. The mobile app is being heralded as “Tinder for sports,” because it allows users to quickly find nearby recreational sport activities, facilities and players.

Sports recap: How are the Rams doing?

Sports recap: How are the Rams doing?

Jordan Mady takes a look at how the Rams are doing so far this season.

by Jordan Mady· · Sports, Videos
Eiffel to CN: Cross country’s Rémi Catteau details his transition from France

Eiffel to CN: Cross country’s Rémi Catteau details his transition from France

Remi Catteau missed tryouts for Ryerson Rams soccer. He missed them by half a month, to be exact. Understandable, considering he came from France. “So I wanted to do sports and I saw the list of sports proposed and cross country was one that could be interesting,” Catteau said. Catteau is one of three international athletes who qualified for the […]

by Jordan Mady· · Sports
Rams Weekend Preview

Rams Weekend Preview

Sports reporter Daniel Morand sets the table for this weekend in Rams action. YouTube / TheRyersonian – via Iframely

by Cole Deakin· · Sports, Sports, Videos
Ryerson Rams Defenceman Alex Basso.

Rams’ Alex Basso stays grounded after NHL training camp

Ryerson Rams defenceman Alex Basso got the opportunity to train with the Washington Capitals earlier this month. But the 22-year-old hockey star is still set on his studies, and winning for the Rams.

by Andrew Roberts· · Hockey, Sports, Sports, Videos
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
Lisa Haley poised to don the red & white at U-18 world championship

Lisa Haley poised to don the red & white at U-18 world championship

Ryerson’s Lisa Haley was named head coach of Team Canada’s U-18 women’s team in June. The world championship tournament runs from Jan. 8 to Jan. 15 in St. Catharines, Ont.

by Jordan Mady· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson curling team head coach Perry Marshall stands with prospective athletes at the Mattamy Athletic Centre

Ryerson curling team gets ready to rock

It’s been two years but Ryerson’s new curling team is almost set to take to the ice. The first games will occur Sept. 29 and 30 at the Leaside Curling Club.

by Andrew Roberts· · Sports
The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

The Match-Up: Men’s Versus Women’s Basketball

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 To read our initial feature on the […]

by Monique Hutson· · Basketball, News, On Campus, Sports
Kadeem Green from the Ryerson Rams scores in the first half of the bronze medal game. (Courtesy of Marija Petrovic/Ryersonian Staff)

Game Recap: Rams Take the Bronze Against Victoria Vikes

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An article from The Ryersonian featuring Muller. (Courtesy of The Ryersonian)

Former Ryerson player’s pro career cut short

Miruna Muller knows what it’s like to get a police escort to a hotel after winning a pro basketball game in Istanbul. She also knows how to recalculate your income tax receipts in Ryerson’s enrolment and student fees office. Muller, who played for the Rams from 1996-2001, had her pro basketball career halted by injuries. That led her back to […]

by Alex Lyle· · Audio, Basketball, News, On Campus, Sports
The Ryerson women's basketball team was able to create time and space on the offensive side of the ball, controlling the play and opening up high-percentage shots. (Courtesy of Ryersonian Staff)

Women’s basketball team advances to OUA Final Four for the first time in Ryerson history

Ryerson’s women’s basketball team is moving on to the OUA Final Four for the first time in school history after a convincing 73-47 quarter-final victory over the Ottawa Gee-Gees, on Saturday at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams were able to overcome an Ottawa team ranked No. 1 in the OUA in terms of defence. Led by star guard Keneca […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Basketball, Sports
The Ryerson men's basketball team beat the Laurier Golden Hawks 105-59 in the 2015 CIS quarter-finals at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. (Ryersonian Staff)

Ryerson Rams men’s basketball team demolishes Laurier Golden Hawks

Ryerson’s men’s basketball team is headed to the OUA Final Four after crushing the Laurier Golden Hawks, 105-59, in their quarter-finals match Saturday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams were under pressure after their female counterparts defeated the Ottawa Gee-Gees in the first half of a double-header at the MAC. But the men did not disappoint. Led by […]

by Ryan Skilton· · Basketball, Sports
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 […]

Rams basketball rolls over Guelph

Rams basketball rolls over Guelph

The men’s and women’s basketball teams were both winners Wednesday night in a double header which extended both teams’ leads atop their conferences. A composed finish from rookie Sofia Paska helped the women’s basketball team to its longest winning streak since the 2010-11 season. Paska scored 8 points—including 6 of 6 on free throws—in the final 3:20 to help the […]

by Alex Lyle· · Basketball, News, Sports
(Steve Tzemis/Ryersonian Staff)

LIVE BLOG: Western Mustangs at Ryerson Rams – OUA Basketball

by Steven Tzemis· · Basketball, Sports
Rams New Captain Ready to Lead

Rams New Captain Ready to Lead

Despite having yet to suit up for a game this season, Michael Fine is still embracing his role as the recently-named Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team captain and is doing all the right things in anticipation of his debut. The 23-year-old centre was named the captain of the Rams men’s hockey team ahead of the 2014-15 season, but a nagging […]

by Patrick Cwiklinski· · Hockey, Sports
The Rams lost to he Guelph Gryphons last night.  Emma Rutherford scored Ryerson's only goal.

Rams Drop Home Opener to Gryphons

  The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team lost 3-1 to the Guelph Gryphons last night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The Rams outshot their opponent 38-31 and had quality scoring chances, but just couldn’t get the puck past Gryphons goaltender Stephanie Nehring. The first period ended in a 1-1 tie, with both sides exchanging quick goals. Guelph’s Jessica Pinkerton scored […]

by Stefan Morrone· · Hockey, Sports
Ryerson has two players in the box in the second period. (David Chen/Ryersonian)

Men’s hockey team crushes the Voyageurs

  The Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team put on a show with a huge win in its home opener at the Mattamy Athletic Centre on Thursday. The Rams came away with a 10-3 victory over the Laurentian Voyageurs as forwards Mitch Gallant and Kyle Blaney led the offensive onslaught with two individual hat tricks. While head coach Graham Wise gave […]

(Ryersonian file photo)

Funding muddy for athletics club

It was only a couple of weeks ago when Samson Wong and fellow archery enthusiasts found out they had secured funds to start their club. But the path that leo to that point has not been easy. “I think the overall process isn’t very clear,” says Wong. “There’s no real guideline on how to be successful in creating a club.” […]

by David Chen· · Rams Athletics, Sports

Ryerson Honours Student Athletes

At the Platinum Student-Athletes Breakfast last Wednesday, Ryerson honoured 15 Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) students and 20 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) students for their academic achievements. These numbers have improved drastically since 2005, when only three Ryerson students received academic honours. Hosted by the president’s office, the breakfast is Ryerson’s way of recognizing all CIS Academic All-Canadians and OUA Academic […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Rams Athletics, Sports