Roughly 2 dozen Ottawa players are competing in NCAA women’s hockey this season – the biggest collection of which can be found at Syracuse University. Credit the magnetic pull of the Orange’s captain, Lindsay Eastwood, for that distinction. She was the lone Ottawa player on the team last season, but now she’s 1 of 5.
For the most valuable player of the U Sports women’s soccer championship, the game and the memories formed from it wasn’t only “perfect”, but also signify the end of a full-circle redemption.
A 3rd place finish nationally was a disappointing finish for the University of Ottawa’s women’s rugby team after winning the national championship a year ago. However, the bronze medal and another undefeated regular season has reinforced the Gee-Gees’ position as a perennial powerhouse in the sport of women’s rugby.
A victory in the Panda Game is best described by the University of Ottawa’s longest serving local player: “It’s huge.”
University of Ottawa rugby player Meredith Sirrs has accomplished a lot in her young life despite the adversity she’s faced on and off the field.
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Ottawa’s Aiden Warnholtz keeps ticking boxes in his home town: it’s where he won his first – and second – national championship, it’s where he got his first taste of Canada’s national basketball program, and now it will be where he takes the next step in his basketball career with the perennial powerhouse Carleton Ravens.