Trent Excalibur Season in Review

Trent Excalibur men's lacrosse team defeats the Nipissing Lakers 17-11 in CUFLA playoff action. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
February 2, 2017

With the NCAA field lacrosse season starting soon, we thought it’d be a perfect time to take a look back at one of the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association’s best teams from 2016 – the Trent Excalibur. The Excalibur had a season to remember, even if it didn’t end with a championship. The men’s lacrosse team rode an 11-1 regular season record all the way to the Baggataway Cup championship,…

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Western Mustangs Claim 2016 Baggataway Cup

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November 15, 2016

A year after losing the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association’s Baggataway Cup to the McGill Redmen, the Western Mustangs men’s lacrosse team found redemption. Their near perfect 2016 season was capped with an 11-7 win over the Trent Excalibur on November 6 as they claimed their fourth CUFLA championship and first since 2001. Senior Ryan Myles led the Mustangs with five goals and an assist in the championship game, winning…

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CUFLA Countdown 2016: Trent University Excalibur

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August 31, 2016

In 2008 and 2009 the Trent Excalibur finished first in the East and looked like they were on the rise to becoming a powerhouse in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. But the next three seasons were a struggle for the Excalibur, as the team failed to reach .500 in each of those seasons. Last year Trent finished with a 6-6 record, won a playoff game and lost by one…

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Week 3 CLax Three Stars: SouthWest Sweep

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February 1, 2016

Third Star: Gage Board—SouthWest Cyclops Southwest Cyclops transition player Gage Board had a big performance in the Cyclops 17-9 win over the Barrie Blizzard on Friday night, netting two goals and four assists for six points. The Brampton, ON native now has eight points on the year. Second Star: Brady Heseltine—SouthWest Cyclops Brady Heseltine had no problem finding the back of the cage on Friday night, tallying five goals. Each…

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McGill Redmen Crowned Canadian University Champions

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November 11, 2015

Last season, the McGill Redmen ended their season by watching the Guelph Gryphons raise the Baggataway Cup while they let their perfect season slip right through their fingers. Fast forward 12 months later, and those very same Redmen claimed redemption as they knocked off the Western Mustangs 15-11 to capture the program’s second Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association title and cap off a perfect 15-0 CUFLA season. Although the back-to-back…

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2015 CUFLA Baggataway Cup Field Set

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October 29, 2015

The regular season is complete and the chase for the Baggatway Cup continues next weekend (Oct 30/31) with the playoff games to determine the final six teams that will compete for the Cup at Bishops the weekend of November 6-8. The Western Mustangs are headed to the Baggataway Cup semifinals, that much we’re sure of after the CUFLA regular season wrapped up on the weekend. Who fits where for the…

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Week 7 CUFLA Three Stars: Cavanaugh Comes Up Big for Guelph

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October 26, 2015

Photo Credit: SPORTDAD Sports Photography Third Star- Mitch de Snoo- University of Toronto Attackman Mitch de Snoo capped off a solid season with a 10 point performance this past weekend. On Saturday, the Drexel University grad netted a hat trick and added an assist for four points in a 13-10 loss to McMaster. In the final game of the regular season, De Snoo tallied five goals and an assist for…

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Week 6 CUFLA Three Stars- Croley is X-Factor in Big Win vs. Guelph

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October 20, 2015

Photo Credit: SPORTDAD Sports Photography Third Star- Brandon Slade- Brock University ILWT CUFLA Three Star Mainstay Brandon Slade continued his sensational season, potting four goals and nine assists for 13 points in two games this past weekend. In the first contest, the Orangeville, ON native tallied two goals, including the game winner, while also adding four assists for six points in the Badgers win against Guelph(11-10). In the second match…

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Week 5 CUFLA Three Stars: Slade Continues to Dominate

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October 15, 2015

Third Star: Alex Wright—Queen’s University Senior attackman Alex Wright led Queen’s University to a 14-8 victory over Ottawa this past Sunday. The Newmarket, ON native netted a hat trick while dishing out five assists for eight points. Wright currently leads the Gaels in scoring with 34 points in eight games played. Second Star: Paul Rakoczy—McGill University It’s tough to find a defender in the CUFLA ILWT Three Stars, but it’s…

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Week 3 CUFLA Three Stars: Fitzhenry Aids Voyageurs To Big Win

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September 29, 2015

Third Star: Spencer Bromley—McGill Redmen Junior attackman Spencer Bromley exploded offensively this weekend, netting nine points in two victories to help extend the McGill Redmen’s regular season winning streak to 34. The Surrey, BC native leads McGill in goals with 15 and is third among all Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association goal scorers. Second Star: Danton Miller—Laurier Golden Hawks Danton Miller was outstanding in a pair of Laurier Golden Hawks…

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