So we meet again Men's soccer loses to a longtime rival, but persevere to defeat defending OUA champs 4-2
Sep11

So we meet again Men's soccer loses to a longtime rival, but persevere to defeat defending OUA champs 4-2

When discussing men’s soccer rivals at McMaster University, two teams that are automatically brought to the conversation are the York Lions and the Guelph Gryphons. On Sept. 7, over 2,000 roaring fans attended York’s Frosh Frenzy game, making it impossible for the Marauders to match the momentum of their longtime rivals. After starting off their season 3-1 with an impressive 12 total goals, the Marauders fell 5-2 in this heated...

A rollercoaster season has finally come to an end for the McMaster men’s soccer team A rundown on McMaster men's soccer season
Nov07

A rollercoaster season has finally come to an end for the McMaster men’s soccer team A rundown on McMaster men's soccer season

By: Eamon Hillis The Marauders began their playoff journey Wednesday Oct. 26 in an Ontario University Athletics preliminary qualifier at home against Windsor. Mac snatched the decisive 4-0 victory from the overmatched Lancers, advancing to challenge Guelph in the quarter finals. Everything seemed to fall in McMaster’s favour against Windsor. The Lancers entered their Oct. 26 matchup with significant injury struggles, and was not able...

Mac rounding into form as season ends After a rough start to the season the McMaster women's soccer team starts to pick up
Oct20

Mac rounding into form as season ends After a rough start to the season the McMaster women's soccer team starts to pick up

By: Justin Parker After a solid 2015 campaign that saw the women’s soccer team finish fourth in the Ontario University Athletics West division (7-6-3), the team struggled to get things off the ground at the beginning of the 2016 season. In their first seven games, McMaster went without a win (0-5-2) and the squad was outscored 10-4. However, the team has kept their heads down and worked through an early rough patch that saw them face...

Time to put it all together The men’s soccer team looks to steady the ship and focus on finishing the season strong
Oct06

Time to put it all together The men’s soccer team looks to steady the ship and focus on finishing the season strong

By: Justin Parker Injuries and inexperience have been the pillars of adversity during this year’s campaign for the men’s soccer team. Mental errors and mistakes have cost the team multiple games this year. Just as a game looks wrapped up for Mac, an untimely turnover or a lapse in defence has led to winnable games turning into disappointing ties or loses. In a league where they are accustomed to sitting at the top, the Marauders find...

Encouraging the discouraged The women’s soccer team looks to put their first half of their season behind them
Sep22

Encouraging the discouraged The women’s soccer team looks to put their first half of their season behind them

By: Tyler Annand Ahead of the Marauders’ short trip to St. Catharines this Wednesday, head coach Brett Mosen has questions to answer. The McMaster women’s soccer team is travelling to face Brock University on the back of a winless season. After seven games, the Marauders have only salvaged two points, while only scoring four total goals. A lack of finishing, team cohesion, and the absence of attractive and attacking football are some...

Injury bug hits hard Men’s soccer team hope to steady their 2016 campaign
Sep15

Injury bug hits hard Men’s soccer team hope to steady their 2016 campaign

After back-to-back deep runs in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport national tournament, the latest McMaster men’s soccer campaign has been met with adversity. After winning their first two games, the squad has stumbled over their last few games. This included a 4-2 loss to the defending CIS champions York Lions, who scored three goals in a span of four minutes to open the second half. Five games into the season, Mac sits in sixth...