Wonder goals sends Blues to final four

Nikolay Saveliev stamped University of Toronto Varsity Blues ticket to the OUA final four in spectacular fashion on Sunday afternoon, his glorious free kick eight minutes from time securing a 2-1 quarter-final -victory over Carleton Ravens. The fourth-year student went bar-down from 25 yards after Ravens defender Weber Bourjolly was shown a second yellow card […]

Varsity Blues win ‘ugly’ to earn playoff bye

Ugly. That’s how University of Toronto head coach Anthony Capotosto described his side’s 1-0 victory over the Carleton Ravens on Saturday afternoon, a win which confirmed second spot in the OUA East Division and secured a bye to the second round of the post-season. The Blues are likely to face a quarter-final rematch with Carleton […]

U of T’s MacNaughton enjoying best year in Blue

Four years ago, University of Toronto Varsity Blues soccer captain Lukas MacNaughton had a big decision to make. Born in New York and raised in Belgium, MacNaughton went to high school at the International School of Brussels, but upon graduation he knew he wanted to experience something new. While this season’s leading scorer for the […]

Varsity Blues take it to the last day

Captain Lukas MacNaughton converted two penalties to lead the University of Toronto Varsity Blues men’s soccer team to a 4-0 win against the Laurentian Voyageurs (5-7-2) on Sunday, securing a final-day showdown with Carleton for a first round playoff bye. Nikolay Saveliev and Jack Wadden completed the scoring, guiding the Blues (11-2-2) into sole possession […]

Varsity Blues call on defence to sink Lakers in men’s soccer

On a day when the Men’s Varsity Blues soccer team struggled to break down a stubborn Nipissing Lakers, their backline came up with clinical plays in a 3-0 victory at Varsity Stadium. Defenders Nikola Stakic and John Bowyer both highlighted on the scoresheet, sandwiching a captain’s goal by Lukas MacNaughton. The decisive goal arrived in […]

Aurélie Rivard has learned what it takes to win

UPDATE: Rivard qualified for the Paralympics and is preparing to represent Canada in Rio this September. TORONTO – This time last year, Aurélie Rivard was training under the radar for a double installment of international competition. Thursday night at the Canadian Paralympic trials, the now World Champion and Parapan Am gold medalist was busy meeting […]