Laurier football weekly update

Golden Hawk alumni & friends of the football program,

Are you ready for playoff football?

The match-up is set and our Hawks play host to the McMaster Marauders this Saturday November 4th, 1pm at University Stadium.

While on the bye week we were unsure who our opponent would be, but we had a great week of meetings and practices and just focused on the finer details, different scenarios that come up in big games and concentrated on Laurier systems. We then all sat back and watched the games on Saturday and, with McMaster’s 12-9 victory over the Queen’s Gaels, the match-up was set.

McMaster is a very talented team led on offence by QB Jackson White, RB Jordan Lyons and WR Daniel Petermann.

On defence, they are as good as it gets and really like to bring pressure. the unit is led by DE Mark Mackie, LBs Jake Heathcote and Eric Mezzalira and DB Robbie Yochim.

The outcome from two weeks ago means nothing and our players are being reminded of that every single day. McMaster will be eager to avenge the regular season loss here.

Here’s what is happening:

OUA semi-final pre-game reception – Saturday, November 4th
Start time: 11:00 am
Location: University Stadium gym
Cash bar and light snacks will be available
RSVP: Heather Bolton – hbolton@wlu.ca

Kwaku Boateng Edmonton Eskimos Most Outstanding Rookie
In the least surprising news any of you Golden Hawks fans have heard, Kwaku has been awarded Edmonton’s most outstanding rookie and is now nominated for the CFL’s most outstanding rookie award. WATCH HERE

2017 Laurier Football Adopt-A-Hawk – $24,022 and counting!
Donor list updated now bi-weekly. We still have many players yet to be adopted. Please consider adopting one of our players today: www.laurieralumni.ca/AAHfootball

Legacy Fund – $397,839 and counting!
The time is now to help us have sustained success! http://www.laurieralumni.ca/footballlegacyfund

Get your tickets for OUA semi-finals!
THIS SATURDAY vs. McMaster. Tickets on sale at laurier.universitytickets.com

Until next week, go Hawks go!

Michael​

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