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Laurentian Voyageurs Girls Hockey Team

Stats: Name:  Samantha Morell, Taylor Weber, Taylor Philip Jersey #: 25, 88, 17 Position: Right Wing, Center, Forward Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Ripe, Tap house, DiGusto Favourite Store in Sudbury:  Treasure Hunt, Bulk Barn Sitting at 4th place in the OUA, the Laurentian Voyageurs Women’s Hockey team is poised to make another strong run this season, after making history last year in what was their first post-season appearance. Currently rebounding from a tough two game streak with a huge 4-1 victory over Brock, who find themselves just behind Laurentian in the standings.  The big win brings the Lady Vees......

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Charlie Millen LU Men’s Hockey

Stats: Height:  6 ft Weight:   185 lbs Number: #29 Position:  Goalie Favourite Store in Sudbury: Reg Wilkinson Mens Fine Clothing Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Bella Vita Cucina Social Media: @charlie.millen Charlie Millen, a fourth year Human Kinetics student, and Laurentian Voyageur’s resident net minder sat down with us to discuss the season thus far and helped us get to know the man behind the mask, (goalie mask that is). Laurentian is currently early in the regular season sitting at 4-6, having recently experienced a bit of a winning streak prior to recent upsets to Concordia and McGill, and the Voyageurs currently sit at......

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Varsity Athlete Profile: Liam Ezzard

Stats:  Height: 6ft Weight: 165 lbs Number: #11 Position: Right attacking mid-fielder Favourite Store in Sudbury: Walmart Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Buzzy Browns Social Media: @Ezzard14 He is one of the team leaders on the score board, Liam Ezzard represents the Laurentian Voyageurs on the pitch with 5 goals and an assist in the first 12 games of the season. Liam is currently in his third year of five at Laurentian taking Con-Ed, with a double major of FSL (French as a second language) and Geography. He came to Laurentian University for the opportunity to become a teacher and......

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Laurentian Varsity Schedule
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September 13, 2016

Laurentian Varsity Schedule

LAURENTIAN MENS SOCER SEPTEMBER 2016 Saturday, September 3: RMC  vs. LU @ Navy Bay 2:15 PM Sunday, September 4:  Queen’s vs. LU @ Miklas-McCarney Field 2:15 PM Sunday, Septemner 11: LU vs. Nipissing @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Saturday, September 17: LU vs. Trent @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Sunday, September 18: LU vs. UOIT  @ LU Soccer Fields 2:15 PM Friday, September 23: Carleton vs. LU  @ Keith Harris Stadium 7:15 PM OCTOBER 2016 Saturday, October 1: Nipissing vs. LU @ Nipissing Field 12:00 PM Sunday, October 2: Ryerson vs. LU @ Downsview Park 1:00 PM......

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Sam Hirst: Voyageur in the Community

Laurentian Universities’ Men’s Basketball team performed admirably this season. Throughout 19 games, the Voyageurs finished with a 6-13 record, recording an average of 70 points per game, with Collingwood native Sam Hirst performing impeccably. Hirst, who played the most minutes this season, participated in all 19 games and had 253 points overall which was third most for the Voyageur’s roster. “The season didn’t go exactly as we hoped, especially not a first round exit, but we all have to get past that,” says Hirst. “But, our highest point of the season was when we played Nipissing, it was do-or-die......

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Reach for the Wall: Laurentian Swimmer Matt Schouten

Stats: Height: 6’2 Weight: 170 lbs Birthday: August 21st, 1996 School: Laurentian University Favourite Store in Sudbury: Sportchek Favourite Local Restaurant: Tony V’s Social Media: Matt Schouten on Facebook Matt Schouten is really hitting his stride. Success has come again this season for the Laurentian swimmer, following last year’s strong performance as Laurentian’s Rookie of the Year. In his second year as a Mining Engineering student, and as a varsity athlete for Laurentian, Matt has made the transition from freshman to sophomore success. This year, Matt was also awarded the Male Athlete of the Year for his accomplishments, “This......

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Making History: Laurentian’s Women Hockey Season Recap

This was a BIG year for the Lady Vees. For the very first time, the Laurentian Women’s hockey team appeared in the first round of the post-season. It was a ground-breaking moment for Laurentian and for the players involved, as well as the hockey program in Sudbury. We spoke with Head Coach Stacey Colarossi and two of the Lady Vees athletes, who shared with us their thoughts on this past season. Throughout the season, the Vees came together to string together 11 wins and 13 losses.The Women’s Ice Hockey team was introduced three years ago. It set a standard......

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Varsity Profile: Katie Wismer

Stats: Height: 5’3 Weight: 113 pounds Birthday: September 3, 1993 School: Laurentian University-Northern Ontario School of Medicine Favourite Store in Sudbury: Manitoulin Chocolate Works Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: The Laughing Buddha Social media profile: @ktwismer Ladies track and field star Katie Wismer of the Laurentian Voyageurs has a fast-paced life; keeping up with the competitors and school work at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) can be a challenge, but she takes it in stride (pun intended). A fifth year student at Laurentian and freshman at NOSM, Katie competes with some of the fastest girls in the varsity......

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Hockey With a Cause: Vees Fight ALS!

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), often called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects thousands of Canadians and their families every year. Seb Leroux, a Laurentian Voyageurs hockey player, knows this to be true, as ALS has affected his own family. But, he’s decided it’s time to fight back! Seb shared his family’s story with us, and also told us how he and the Laurentian Voyageurs hockey team have paired up with the Adaptive Canuck ALS Foundation to raise awareness and join the battle against ALS. Seb’s Story Seb’s father was diagnosed with ALS this summer. After conducting research on the disease, his......

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College Varsity Schedule

WOMEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30: Cambrian vs. Sheridan 6:00 PM Saturday, January 30: Boreal vs. Humber 6:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Boreal vs. Sheridan 1:00 PM Sunday, January 31: Cambrian vs. Humber 12:00 PM   FEBRUARY 2016 Saturday, February 6: Conestoga vs. Boreal 12:00 PM Saturday, February 6: Niagara vs. Cambrian 6:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Conestoga vs. Cambrian 1:00 PM Sunday, February 7: Niagara vs. Boreal 1:00 PM Saturday, February 13: Boreal vs. St. Clair  2:00 PM Sunday, February 14: Cambrian vs. St. Clair  12:00 PM MEN’S COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL JANUARY 2016   Saturday, January 30:......

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