Posts Tagged ‘Jack Hutchison’

Women’s soccer earn two well-deserved wins

The women’s soccer team has been busy, playing games on both Wednesday and Saturday. Their hard work has paid off, and the Tigers now sit firmly atop the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) standings. The team’s hectic week began on September 18, with a home match against St. Francis Xavier. Kristy McGregor-Bales’ header opened the scoring…

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Travelling Tigers

The men's team gets set for a game in Sackville (photo by Samuel Perrier Daigle)

Team road trips are something all varsity athletes experience in their time as Dalhousie Tigers. The mood of the trip often depends on the result of the game. Some trips are good, and some turn sour. “Let’s just hope not only one team wins today,” says men’s team manager Larry Cass. For the men’s and…

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Women’s soccer on a mission

Andie Vanderlaan (3) on attack against the Capers. (Photo by Chris Parent via Dalhousie Athletics)

This will not be the last time the possibility of an Atlantic University Sports (AUS) three-peat for the women’s soccer team will be discussed. Head coach Jack Hutchison is well aware of this. “To be real honest, I don’t think it’s on our minds at all,” says Hutchison following a preseason match against Saint Mary’s…

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Tigers tamed in opening matches

Defensive breakdowns and missed scoring chances resulted in a disappointing opening weekend for the Dalhousie women’s soccer team. On Saturday, the defending two-time Atlantic University Sport (AUS) champion Tigers fell behind against the high-powered Cape Breton Capers before battling back to secure a 4-4 draw. “It’s heads or tails,” says head coach Jack Hutchison of…

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Tigers’ fifth best in the country

The Queen's Gaels had the upper hand in the quarter-final. (Photo from Armando Tura via Neatpicture.com)

Jack Hutchison and his soccer team flew out to Victoria, B.C. for nationals this month, fresh on the heels of a confident win in the AUS championship, winning back-to-back titles for the first time since 2001. However, confidence wasn’t enough as the Dalhousie Tigers failed to take their chances against a strong Queen’s Gaels team,…

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Tigers strike back-to-back gold

The pennant is Dal's for a second straight year. (Vaughan Merchant photo)

The Dalhousie Tigers spoiled the party in Sydney, beating the host and undefeated Cape Breton Capers Nov. 4 to clinch back-to-back AUS titles. A wild finish to the game saw the Tigers run out as 3-1 winners in front of a stunned Orange Army that watched their team suffer their first loss of the season.…

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Women’s soccer sends off grads

Captain Rieka Santilli says her final goodbye to Wickwire Field. (Chris Parent photo)

  The Dalhousie women’s soccer team ended their regular season on an eight-game winning streak, blanking Mount Allison 2-0 on Oct. 27. But what began as a cheerful, victorious afternoon soon took a more sombre tone. Five graduating Tigers played their last game at Wickwire Field. Cheering erupted as those players were recognized for their…

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Women’s soccer coach frustrated despite win

Striker Bianca Jakisa helped the Tigers narrowly surpass Acadia 2-1. (Chris Parent photo)

With seven games under their belt, the Dalhousie women’s soccer team is among the top three teams in the AUS. But that’s not enough for head coach Jack Hutchison. Although the Tigers beat Acadia 2-1 on Sept. 29, Hutchison was not pleased with his squad’s effort at all. “I think two things need to change…

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Eight-goal weekend for women’s soccer

The Dalhousie women’s soccer team couldn’t have recovered much better from the first game of their doubleheader weekend at Wickwire Field. After losing 3-2 on Sept. 22 in a tense match against the top-ranked Cape Breton Capers, the Tigers roared back with a 6-0 demolition of the Memorial Seahawks the next day. Dal’s split record…

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