Laurier Brantford’s full weekend of sports

Laurier Brantford was represented in six sporting events last week. Men’s soccer, women’s football, men’s hockey, co-ed volleyball, women’s basketball and co-ed dodgeball all had tournaments either on Thursday or Friday. 


The men’s varsity soccer team played their third tournament of the year on Friday at Redeemer University College. Though not as successful as at their last competition, the men walked away with at least a win against Canadore College.  

The Golden Hawks lost their other two round robin games. George Brown Huskies took the 4-1 win in Laurier’s first match of the day.  

In the consolation round the Golden Hawks lost 3-0 to Mohawk College. 

The Golden Hawks don’t compete again until over a month from now on March 5th 


The Laurier Brantford Powderpuff Football sports club went to the semi finals undefeated in their tournament Friday.  

The tournament took place at Laurier Waterloo and was open to all Laurier Powderpuff teams.  

Laurier Brantford won 10-9 against Bomb Squad, 13-0 against The Eagles and 2-0 against Sack City.  

The Brantford Golden Hawks lost 12-6 in the semi finals after their successful winning streak.  

The team’s next tournament is again at Laurier Waterloo, but this time open to all post-secondary institutions. The competition is set for February ninth and 10th 


The men’s extramural hockey team got to the semi finals at Fanshawe College on Friday.  

The Golden Hawks mirrored their performance from last year at the same tournament. Laurier Brantford lost 2-1 to Waterloo at Fanshawe tournament last year and the same thing happened on Friday. 

Despite the semi final defeat, the Golden Hawks powered through their first two games and finished at the top of their division. 

They played their first game against McMaster and took the 3-2 win. The Golden Hawks took another win against Durham after smoking them 9-2. 

Laurier Brantford’s next tournament is right here on home ice at the Wayne Gretzky Centre on February 9th. 


Laurier Brantford’s co-ed volleyball team competed at Humber Lakeshore on Friday.  

They lost their first two games against Durham College and Humber Lakeshore, respectively.  

The Golden Hawks won their third game against George Brown Huskies. The score was 25-17 in both sets. 

This was the final tournament of the team’s season, however they may enter one more in Cambridge before the end of the school year. 

Durham College took the championship and George Brown College claimed the Fair Play award. 


The women’s extramural basketball team made it to the semi finals in their tournament at University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) on Friday.  

“All ladies played well!” said Coach Rachel Wallace. 

Alexa Stucke, Victoria Dodds and Tamia Walcott had especially good performances. Dodds led the team after scoring 19 points throughout the day.  

Humber won the tournament and George Brown came away with the Fair Play award. 


The co-ed dodgeball team competed at George Brown College on Thursday. The team played five hard-fought games, winning one and losing four.  

Each game consisted of three matches. Three of the Golden Hawks’ game losses resulted in a close score of 3-2. The Golden Hawks’ win was against Seneca College.  

The five teams the Golden Hawks played were Niagara, Seneca, Humber Lakeshore, Humber North and George Brown. 

Captain Matty Coombs was proud of the way the team stayed positive, despite the squad having so many injuries.  

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