Around the Hawk The Sputnik February 7, 2010 SportsLAURIER BRANTFORD CRUSHES MOHAWKJesse Herman scored a natural hat trick in the first period to put the 7th Annual Charity Hockey Game out of reach early as Laurier Brantford defeated their rivals from Mohawk Brantford.150 fans watched the Hawks overwhelm Mohawk 13-2, sending a $1500 cheque to Big Brothers & Big Sisters Canada.BASKETBALL WOES CONTINUEBoth Laurier’s men’s and women’s basketball teams fell to the University of Western Ontario’s Mustangs this weekend, the men by a final of 78-70 and the women in a tight affair, 70-67.With the loss, the Lady Hawks remain in the final playoff spot in the OUA West. The men’s team remains tied for the final spot with Brock. Both teams have six games remaining.WOMEN’S HOCKEY STILL PERFECTThe Golden Hawks women’s hockey team’s 3-0 win over Brock this weekend propelled the team to an amazing 21-0 record. With just six games remaining in the season, the Golden Hawks women’s hockey team currently finds themselves ranked second in the nation.With the shutout, starting goalie Liz Knox is now just one shutout away from tying a CIS record in career shutouts and single-season shutouts. The current records are at 30 and 11, respectively.WATERLOO CLAIMS CROSS-TOWN GAMEThe men’s hockey team fell just short, losing 4-3 to the Waterloo Warriors this weekend. Craig Voakes scored two goals in the loss, as the Hawks now fall to fourth in the OUA West.