Soccer

Men’s soccer with frustrating losses to Huskies, Capers

Tigers slumping, remain winless in past four matches The Dalhousie Tigers suffered their second consecutive defeat after their 4-1 loss at the hands of the Cape Breton Capers on Sept. 27 on a gorgeous Saturday afternoon at Wickwire Field. The last time these teams faced each other, they each had to settle for a point,…

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Women’s soccer focuses on local youth development

Tigers add four Scotians to their roster The Dalhousie women’s soccer team has a new look, and they’re keeping things close to home. The Tigers, who are coming off a disappointing semifinal loss to the Acadia Axewomen to end their season, have added four new Nova Scotian players to their squad, who head coach Jack…

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The new face of Dalhousie Athletics

Tim Maloney named director of varsity athletics after nationwide search   Tim Maloney has quite the athletic resume at Dalhousie. The Halifax native began his new position as director of varsity athletics on Aug. 25 after a comprehensive nationwide search following Emeritus Director Karen Moore’s retirement announcement. Maloney first stepped foot on campus 20 years ago…

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Dal soccer star discusses season ahead

Bezick Evraire has high expectations for veteran squad    Bezick Evraire is more excited to be a Tiger this season than he’s been in the past three years. That’s because he sees a whirlwind of potential for the developed team put together by head coach Pat Nearing. “My sincere expectation would be to at least…

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Playing the game of love

Here at the Gazette, we know that if there’s one thing Valentine’s Day is good for, it’s testing your partner in a series of elaborate mental challenges. That’s why we sat down with Dalhousie Tigers hockey player Ben MacAskill and soccer player Ashley Donnelly—together for ten months—to put their knowledge of one another to the…

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Threepeat chance cut short for women’s soccer

  The Dalhousie Tigers women’s soccer team failed to make it three in a row at the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships in Moncton. In a tough semifinal matchup with Acadia on Nov. 2, the Tigers failed to make their chances count and were eliminated after a goal by Meghan Earle in the first half…

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Men’s soccer leave playoffs empty handed

After defeating the Acadia Axemen in a game that lasted nearly three hours, the Tigers were unable to get past the Saint Mary’s Huskies in the semifinals of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) men’s soccer championships on Nov. 2. Dalhousie entered the tournament ranked third in the AUS. The Tigers and the Huskies had identical…

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The Ticker (Week Ending Oct 27)

Soccer: Focus shifts to playoffs after homestand “Undefeated October” continued for Dal soccer, as the women’s team won their final two matches of the season. It was a homestand to remember for graduating players Joanna Blodgett and Taryn McKenna, who were honoured at halftime on Saturday Oct. 26. McKenna made three saves in a 2-0…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 25)

Women’s basketball: Team hosts tourney, raises awareness by thinking pink The Dalplex played host to the Subway Centennial Tournament, as the women’s team continue their preparation for the regular season. The Tigers took a nine-point lead into the half on Friday Oct. 18 against Carleton, but only managed 16 points in the second half as they…

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The Water Cooler: Mid-season soccer report

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and with it we have reached the stretch drive ofAtlantic University Sport (AUS) soccer with only two weekends left in the regular season. To mark the occasion, the Gazette asked a panel of experts to give us their assessments of Dalhousie’s men’s and women’s soccer teams as they enter the playoff…

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