Men’s Volleyball: Taryq Sani leads Rams to victory in debut against Paladins

By: Manuela Vega After an ankle injury kept him off the court for seven weeks, outside-hitter Taryq Sani led the Ryerson Rams to a 3-0 victory against the Royal Military College (RMC) Paladins at the Mattamy Athletic Centre Friday night. The new recruit proved himself to be an asset for the Rams by ending the match with 12 kills and an ace. Xander Ketrzysnki also … Continue reading Men’s Volleyball: Taryq Sani leads Rams to victory in debut against Paladins

Women’s volleyball: First-place Rams defeat Paladins despite disappointing play

By: Gary-Joseph Panganiban The Ryerson Rams women’s volleyball team, who this week was named the top team in U SPORTS, defeated the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Paladins 3-1 (25-15, 25-16, 25-27, 25-16) Friday night at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Although the Rams’ perfect record remains untainted at 7-0, head coach Dustin Reid did not hold back his disappointment in the team’s performance. “At … Continue reading Women’s volleyball: First-place Rams defeat Paladins despite disappointing play

“We always bring a certain ferocity”: Ryerson Rams men’s volleyball team gears up for new season

By: Manuela Vega After their post-season was cut short at the hands of the Windsor Lancers in the 2018-19 OUA quarterfinals, the Ryerson Rams men’s volleyball team aims to return to the court with enough force to land a spot in Nationals.  Head coach Matthew Harris stressed the goal of reaching the final four in order to get there. “If we get a chance to … Continue reading “We always bring a certain ferocity”: Ryerson Rams men’s volleyball team gears up for new season

Rams defeat Stingers in lopsided pre-season victory

By: Christina Flores-Chan While the Ryerson Rams’ pre-season game against the Concordia Stingers started off admittedly slow, it turned out to be quite the barn burner once the team stepped up offensively. The Rams ultimately defeated the Stingers 8-4 for a lopsided victory on Friday night. “In any hockey game, there’s going to be those ebbs and flows,” said Rams head coach Johnny Duco, referring … Continue reading Rams defeat Stingers in lopsided pre-season victory

Rams suffer post-homecoming loss to Ridgebacks

By: Christina Flores-Chan Although both the Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team and their fans pumped their fists in celebration on Friday night, the team couldn’t repeat their performance in their back-to-back. The Rams were defeated by the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks 5-3 in their Saturday afternoon pre-season game. “We knew there would be a bit of a let down after playing for 2500 fans last night [at … Continue reading Rams suffer post-homecoming loss to Ridgebacks

Rams’ tenacious powerplay, strong goaltending propels them over Gaels in homecoming game

By: Matthew Rodrigopulle The crowd exploded as Ryerson goaltender Taylor Dupuis made a string of saves shorthanded, ultimately propelling his team to victory. The Ryerson Rams defeated the Queen’s Gaels 4-1 in their homecoming game on Friday night. Dupuis was a rock in net for Ryerson, making a plethora of saves throughout the night in front of a full Ryerson Rams home crowd. “He’s a … Continue reading Rams’ tenacious powerplay, strong goaltending propels them over Gaels in homecoming game

Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

By: Matthew Rodrigopulle The crowd roared as Ryerson goaltender Fanny Vigeant made a tremendous third period save during a 5-on-3 penalty kill. But it wouldn’t be enough for the Rams in a must-win game. The Ryerson Rams women’s hockey team fought hard but ultimately suffered a 1-0 loss to the Guelph Gryphons in Game Two of the McCaw Cup semifinals on Friday, putting an end … Continue reading Rams end season with 1-0 loss to Gryphons

Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

(By: Scott McLean) While there isn’t currently an open transgender athlete competing at Ryerson University, Rams director of athletics Ivan Joseph said on Monday that the university is trying to create as accessible a space as possible for transgender athletes. Joseph’s comments were made during the Trans Inclusion in Sport panel discussion held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, which featured topics ranging from the use … Continue reading Ryerson talks trans awareness in sport

Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

(By: Nicholas Baxter and Thomas Debost) Ryerson’s men’s hockey team celebrated five years of Rams sports at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in style, beating the Laurier Golden Hawks 4-3 in a shootout Wednesday night. Though this was just another regular season game for the players, it was highly anticipated by the university, its students, and all Rams fans. The arena nearly reached full capacity for … Continue reading Rams beat Laurier in shootout on five year anniversary of Rams sports at the MAC

Rams men’s basketball team showcasing early season dominance

(By: Libaan Osman) A weekend of blowouts for the Ryerson Rams Men’s basketball team has created excitement for the upcoming season. The Rams took part in back-to-back exhibition games with visits from the Saskatchewan Huskies and the Marietta Pioneers (NCAA Division III) at the Coca Cola Court inside the Mattamy Athletic Centre over the weekend (Oct. 8-9). Their first matchup was against the Huskies, where … Continue reading Rams men’s basketball team showcasing early season dominance