Starting Five: Linnaea Harper, Nikki Ylagan Continue Strong Play to Start 2018-19

SARNIA, Ontario -- Through two weeks in the OUA, the usual suspects are on top of the standings, but several teams are right on their heels. Both the Carleton Ravens and McMaster Marauders advanced to the U Sports Final 8 National Championships a season ago, and both teams are atop their respective divisions through the early part…

Starting Five: Bechard, Grant Emerge as Early Player of the Year Candidates

SARNIA, Ontario -- The season is only a week old, but the race for the OUA title in 2018-19 will undoubtedly be an exciting one. Over the first week, we saw the defending national champions pass their first big test on their quest to repeat. Three players in particular put forth some impressive performances over…

Starting Five: Bains, Gilmore Among OUA’s Best for October 22-28, 2018

SARNIA, Ontario -- The first week of the 2018-19 OUA men's basketball season is officially in the books, and what a week it was. Across the province, fans were treated to some marquee performances from teams and individuals alike. Perennial powerhouse programs flexed their muscle and picked up big wins to open the season on…

Laurier Golden Hawks Look to Replace All-Time Leading Scorer in 2018-19

WATERLOO, Ontario -- The 2017-18 season marked the end of what was a stellar career for Nicole Morrison with the Laurier Golden Hawks. Morrison graduated from the Golden Hawks as Laurier's all-time leading scorer. Over her career, she posted 1,394 regular season points. Morrison added 220 points in non-conference play, and another 78 points over 11 career…

Ali Sow, Laurier Golden Hawks Looking to Contend For OUA Crown in 2018-19

WATERLOO, Ontario -- The 2017-18 season provided a ton of promise for the future of the Laurier Golden Hawks. The Golden Hawks finished with a record of 12-12 in the competitive OUA West Division, a record that saw them finish in fourth place, two points behind the Windsor Lancers for third spot. Laurier earned a spot in…

Experienced Roster Will Look to Lead the Laurentian Voyageurs Back to the Post-Season in 2018-19

SUDBURY, Ontario -- Experience wins games in college basketball, and the Laurentian Voyageurs women's basketball team is hoping that is the case in 2018-19. The Voyageurs are coming off a 2017-18 season in which they won just five games against OUA opponents, two of which came over a four-day stretch against the Nipissing Lakers. Laurentian had four losing…

Laurentian Voyageurs are Looking to Put a Dismal End to 2017-18 Behind Them in 2018-19

SUDBURY, Ontario -- It's not how you start, but how you finish. For the Laurentian Voyageurs, that statement was all too true during the 2017-18 season. Over the first three months of the season, the Voyageurs were one of the top teams in the OUA, and they looked to be a legitimate threat to make a…