The women’s indoor soccer team at George Brown College (GBC) had a busy month, competing in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) regionals.
On March 5, the Huskies gathered to play three games at the Ontario Soccer Centre. GBC lost 1-0 to Conestoga beginning the tournament on a rough note. The women, “controlled the tempo and possession” according to GBC athletics’ official twitter account.
In the second game was played against the Sheridan Bruins, the Huskies failed to deliver as they lost 1-0 in another close game.
GBC came back with a big win over Sault College, with a final score of 5-1.
Men’s indoor soccer finish fourth
On March 6 the Huskies were defeated by the Fanshawe Falcons during the opening game of the OCAA regional tournament, resulting in a final score of 2-0.
Their spirits were anything but lifted as the men’s indoor soccer team lost to St. Clair 1-0, marking the end of the second to last game for the tournament.
Ending the OCAA Regional tournament on a more positive note, GBC tied Redeemer 1-1 and finished fourth in the region.
Olympians and politicians to attend GBC athletics banquet
With only weeks left before the 45th annual varsity athletic banquet being held on April 4, there is plenty of buzz about who will headline and attend this years’ ceremony.
Perdita Feclicien, Canada’s hurdle-queen; Bal Gosal, Canada’s minister of state responsible for sport; Michael Chan, Ontario’s minister of tourism, culture and sport and minister responsible for the 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games will be in attendance.
GBC graduate Amy Williams back from Sochi Olympics will also be there to share her experiences.
Being held at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre hotel, the banquet will hold 300 invited guests-including some students who are in their graduating year.
Ten major awards will be given out along with recognition for most valuable player, special achievements, national and provincial medals; and female and male athletes of the year.