Posts Tagged ‘Women’s Soccer’

For the love of the game

Stories of the disabled list: Sarah Wojcik, Andrea Gillis and Brendan Parsley. (Chris Parent photo)

Student athletes at the varsity level make sacrifices. They give up sleep, partying with their friends and a lot of their free time. Most of all, student athletes sacrifice their bodies for the love of the game. Dylan De Paul, a fourth-year kinesiology student, knows more about sacrificing his body for a sport than most.…

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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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Tigers on the road – Sept. 14-16

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Women’s soccer encounters their first defeat Dalhousie’s second weekend of regular season play wasn’t perfect, but it’s sure not something the team should hang their heads about. Before the defending champions experienced their first loss of the young season, the Tigers kicked off their road trip Sept. 14 with a 2-1 win against St. Francis…

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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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Women’s soccer

Correction: An earlier version of this story misspelled Dalhousie women’s soccer coach Jack Hutchison’s last name as Hutchinson. The Gazette regrets the error. Instead of being looked upon as the rebuilding team they were last fall, the women’s soccer team has a new ambience about them now. They are the defending champs, after all. The confidence boost…

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Women’s soccer tallies four goals in easy win

Cape Breton should provide a stiffer test. Photo by Martina Marien

Tigers 1  – 1 after weekend at Wickwire   After defeat to UPEI on Saturday, the Tigers women’s soccer team continued their weekend at home with a one-sided match Sunday against the Mount Allison Mounties. The Tigers were victorious, winning 4 – 0. Proving that Dalhousie can actually keep shots on net—as opposed to Saturday’s game—the Tigers were…

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Dal can’t hold off UPEI

Can the Tigers hold off an even better offense? Photo by Martina Marien.

Women’s soccer lose in season opener   Correction: The initial headline on this story described UPEI as reigning AUS champions. Although they finished first in the regular season last year, Cape Breton took home the banner in the playoffs. The Gazette regrets the error. The Tigers women’s soccer team opened their season Saturday at Wickwire…

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