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Loving the sport and the team An inside look at the family-oriented dynamic of the McMaster women’s soccer team
Sep27

Loving the sport and the team An inside look at the family-oriented dynamic of the McMaster women’s soccer team

Photos by Kyle West By Adriana Skaljin For Claudia Continenza, assistant captain of the women’s soccer team, soccer has shaped her life both on and off of the field. The fourth-year English and History student started playing soccer at the age of three, picking up skating and basketball as well. She eventually took to soccer and realized that it is the sport about which she is most passionate. Continenza started playing for Glanbrook...

What happened at Homecoming, on the field This past weekend as the students of McMaster celebrated Homecoming in various ways, Mac’s student-athletes were busy defending their home turf against rivals
Sep20

What happened at Homecoming, on the field This past weekend as the students of McMaster celebrated Homecoming in various ways, Mac’s student-athletes were busy defending their home turf against rivals

Footage from OUA.tv, GIFs by Jessica Carmichael   Football The main event of the weekend ended in success for the McMaster Marauders as the men’s football team defeated the University of Toronto Varsity Blues 37-3. With quarterback Andreas Dueck starting and playing the entire game and a breakout performance from receiver Tommy Nield, this big win coming off two tough losses is exactly what the Marauders needed before they face their...

A united front After a disappointing end to their 2017 campaign, the men’s soccer team is clicking and ready to take on the best of the OUA
Sep12

A united front After a disappointing end to their 2017 campaign, the men’s soccer team is clicking and ready to take on the best of the OUA

Photo by McMaster Athletics The 2017 Ontario University Athletics Final Four did not go as the Marauders had planned. Ending the season at second place in the OUA West division, the team looked like they had a strong chance at moving on to the national championships. Unfortunately, the trip was never meant to be as Mac struggled in their playoff matches, falling short of bringing home any hardware. The end to the season felt...

Marauders’ Roberts off to a kicking start Women’s soccer forward Steph Roberts makes a big impact in her first few games as team captain
Sep05

Marauders’ Roberts off to a kicking start Women’s soccer forward Steph Roberts makes a big impact in her first few games as team captain

Photos by McMaster Athletics For Steph Roberts, her fourth season as a Marauder could not have had a better start. Getting her first hat trick in the team’s season opener, a 4-1 defeat against the Wilfred Laurier Golden Hawks, was just the beginning of her success. Roberts scored the opening goal the following day to defeat the Waterloo Warriors and opened the scoring again in a tie game against the Windsor Lancers. After moving up...

Kicking off Forge FC Hamilton’s professional soccer club, Forge FC, will launch their inaugural season in April 2019
Aug09

Kicking off Forge FC Hamilton’s professional soccer club, Forge FC, will launch their inaugural season in April 2019

The Canadian Premier League is the first division league of soccer in Canada, kicking off their inaugural season in April 2019.  Hamilton’s Forge FC will be one of the CPL’s founding clubs, joining Cavalry FC (Calgary), FC Edmonton, HFX Wanderers FC (Halifax), Valour FC (Winnipeg) and York 9 FC in York Region. A Port City team in British Columbia and another in Ottawa are expected to join. Hamilton’s team, aptly titled Forge FC, will...

My time as a Marauder Fifth-year soccer player Sasha Ricciuti shares the five things being a Marauder taught him as his collegiate career comes to a close
Nov23

My time as a Marauder Fifth-year soccer player Sasha Ricciuti shares the five things being a Marauder taught him as his collegiate career comes to a close

By: Sasha Ricciuti When I started playing on the McMaster men’s soccer team, I did not realize how much I was about to learn over the next five years. To play on a team that exemplified what it means to be a hardworking and successful student-athlete transformed me into the best possible version of myself going into my graduating year. The things I have learned on and off the field will stick with me forever. These are just a few of...