All students that are either interested or already participating in varsity athletics are required to attend Varsity 101. This information session prepares our student-athletes with what to expect during the year, and what the College and Athletics department expects of them during their season. Varsity 101 takes place this week at all three campuses. Click here for more information.
For their first competitive game of 2014-15, the Vikings men’s rugby team could not have asked for a better result against local rival Queen’s University, winning the match 24-7 in-front of a great SLC crowd. Despite being scored on early, the Vikings bounced back to regain the lead, and never looked back. Click here for the full post-game summary.
VIKINGS SOCCER HOME OPENER
The SLC women’s and men’s soccer teams opened their 2014-15 regular season at home on Saturday September 6thagainst the Durham College Lords. The women’s team would feature great offensive pressure by the Vikings, but were forced to settle with a 0-0 draw. In the men’s game, SLC would be the victim of an unfortunate bounce that lead to their 1-0 defeat. To read more about the women’s game, click here, or here for the men’s game recap.
WOMEN’S RUGBY END PRESEASON ON HIGH NOTE
New head coach, Kait Pasic, and the Vikings women’s rugby team earned their first win of the season on Saturday September 6th, with a convincing 60-5 victory over the visiting Sheridan College Bruins. The game concludes the preseason for the Vikings, finishing with a 1-1 record. Click here to read the full post-game recap.
SHARKS HIRE NEW BENCH BOSS
Former SLC Sharks men’s indoor soccer player, Stephen Atakorah, has been named the new head coach for the men’s program. Stephen will be attending SLC as a student but will step off the field and into the head coaching position, in effort to continue to push the program to the next level. Click here to learn more about Stephen.
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
First year goalkeeper for the Vikings women’s soccer team, Samantha Turcotte, is the first SLC Athletics & Recreation Athlete of the Week of 2014-15. Sam made several saves in her first Ontario Colleges Athletics Association (OCAA) match, including an impressive diving save late in the game on what would have been a great shot to the top corner of the net. Her performance helped preserve a 0-0 draw against the Durham College Lords.
The Vikings will hit the road for their next two games, facing Centennial College on Saturday September 13, and Seneca College on September 14.
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