Post Tagged with: "soccer"

Ryerson's Mattamy Athletics Centre. Ryersonian file photo.

Finding a winning formula for male athlete of the year

Explaining why the Ryerson male athlete of the year award has gone to the same three teams over the past 25 years.

by Jordan Arseneault· · Rams Athletics, Sports
(Alex d'Addese)

It was a hell of a ride: reflecting on the men’s soccer season

With one whistle the Ryerson Rams men’s soccer season was over. It was an emotional scene, with the University of Toronto Varsity Blues players cheering for their semifinal win and berth in the U Sports national tournament, while the Ryerson players scattered the pitch, heads in their hands trying to come to terms with the loss. For fifth-year player Luka […]

by Hailey Salvian· · News, Sports
(Tagwa Moyo)

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
Still from Forever Pure (Photo courtesy of TIFF)

TIFF Review: How discrimination kicked Israeli soccer team

TIFF REVIEW: Forever Pure DIRECTOR: Maya Zinshtein (Israel) GENRE: Documentary, 87 minutes, 14A RATING: 3.5/4 stars Director Maya Zinshtein’s documentary Forever Pure shows Israel’s soccer giant Beitar Jerusalem Football Club at war from within. Before watching this film, I did not know much about mideast conflicts. The film effectively tells the story of what happened when two Muslim players joined […]

by Michael Norton· · Arts & Life, Film & Television
(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. […]

Men’s soccer advances to OUA semifinals

Men’s soccer advances to OUA semifinals

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,” […]

by Adetayo Bero· · Sports
Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

Ryerson Rams weekly scoreboard

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

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

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
The Ryerson Rams women's hockey team defeated the

Ryerson Rams team-by-team 2014-15 first semester recap

Ryerson athletics has made tremendous strides the past few years, and that has only been highlighted by stong performances this year. Here’s a look at each team’s first semester heading into the holiday break. Men’s Soccer The Ryerson Rams men’s soccer team did not end its season like they would have hoped. However, the men did make some noise in […]

by Ryan Skilton· · 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
Scott Russell address the 2014 Heads Up conference at St. Michael's Hospital about concussions in sports. (Beth Bowers/Ryersonian)

Concussions and depression

Emily Wrigglesworth has had 10 concussions and suffered depression “after all of them.” And it was noticeably worse after her ninth, in September 2012. The Ryerson journalism student couldn’t even get out of bed without getting headaches. “I have never been so frustrated in my life,” Wrigglesworth said. On young people, the effects of a concussion often extents beyond just physical pain. According […]

by Beth Bowers· · Sports, Top stories
Students participating in an intramural volleyball game at the Ryerson Athletics Centre. Credit: Tristan Simpson

Intramurals: athletics for all

Ryerson’s intramural leagues are re-opening, and their co-ordinator wants students to know they don’t have to be varsity athletes to compete. “The purpose of intramurals is for all of Ryerson to participate in sports, meet others and enjoy being active,” said Randy Pipher, Ryerson’s intramural and camps co-ordinator. Ryerson recreation offers various levels of intramural sports leagues to Ryerson students, staff […]

by Tristan Simpson· · Sports, Top stories
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

Interview with Viktor Anastasov

This past weekend, the men’s soccer team beat the Toronto Varsity Blues 2-1.  The Rams are now five games into the season, and still remain undefeated.  To go along with our season preview last week, watch Viktor Anastasov talk about his team’s recent successes.

by Stefan Morrone· · 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
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
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 […]

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

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
RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 30, 2013

RyersonianTV Sports Wrap for September 30, 2013

A recording of an earlier live broadcast from the Ryersonian Newsroom featuring a roundup of the weekend sports highlights.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Newscasts, RyersonianTV, Sports


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, […]

VIDEO: Rams centre back talks yesterday’s victory over Trent

VIDEO: Rams centre back talks yesterday’s victory over Trent

Host: Nick Carafa Producer: Joshua McLean



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. […]

VIDEO: Rams win season opener against Laurentian

by Nicholas Carafa· · Sports