Posts Tagged ‘soccer’

Two brothers, one goal

Joe (pictured above) and Ben are friends first, competitors second (photo by Pau Balite)

Having a competitive attitude and an inner drive to push oneself is integral to having success in sport. Ben and Joe Ur were born with a competitor to contend with: each other. “We grew up competing with each other all the time,” says Joe, the captain of Dalhousie’s men’s swim team. His brother Ben was…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Sept. 29)

Women’s volleyball win three of four in tourney The Dalplex played host to the preseason Scotiabank Invitational Tournament from September 27 to 29, with the reigning AUS champion Tigers preparing for their title defence. After an opening night loss to Windsor, falling 3-2, the team went undefeated, winning 3-0 against Acadia and Saint Mary’s in…

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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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Men’s soccer split weekly matches

The Acadia Axemen snapped the Dalhousie men’s soccer team’s two-game winning streak in Wolfville on Sept. 21, beating the Tigers 2-0. After the Tigers defeated the AUS leading St. Francis Xavier X-Men 2-0 three days prior at Wickwire, the Tigers lost by the same score to Acadia. Goal scorers for Acadia were Matthew Berrigan and…

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Offence is focus for men’s soccer

Tyler Lewars (17) celebrates after one of his two goals against CBU. (Photo by Chris Parent)

The Dalhousie men’s soccer team is ready to put last year’s fourth consecutive semi-final loss behind them. For head coach Pat Nearing, this means getting off to a strong start to the season. “In this league, the parity is such that any hiccup during the season will put you in the situation we were in,”…

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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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2013 Most Eligible Tigers

Molly Wedge. (Chris Parent photo)

What’s that, you say? You’re single? And ready to mingle? Well, aren’t you in luck. We at the Gazette thought you may want to meet eight of Dalhousie’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, all of whom are single athletes and ready to mingle. Each of these fine young men and women bring something different to…

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Men’s soccer held off scoresheet

If opening weekend is any indication, the goal-scoring woes that left the men’s soccer team with only 15 goals in 13 games last season is far from over. The Tigers failed to hit the back of the net in their two-game homestand despite numerous chances, falling 1-0 to St. Francis Xavier on Sept. 7 and…

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Women’s soccer without a loss

The Tigers finished their two-game opening weekend without a loss, but they did not receive the result they were looking for Sept. 9 against Saint Mary’s University at Wickwire Field. Dalhousie was undoubtedly the better team against SMU in the second game of their season. The Huskies generated few scoring chances and the ball was…

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