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DC Lords take silver in both men and women’s volleyball OCAA Championship Tournaments
DC Lords take silver in both men's and women’s volleyball

For the first time in Durham College’s (DC) long and storied athletics history both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams won silver medals in the same year at the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) championships.

For the men’s team this was the first OCAA medal for the program since 2006 and the fourth silver medal […]

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Golden Again! DC wins their 18th OCAA women’s softball title

Durham College won their unprecedented 18th Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) women’s softball title last weekend with an 11-6 victory over the St. Clair Saints in the gold medal game.

A week prior, Durham’s spot at the championship was in jeopardy as they sat in fifth place with eight games remaining in the regular season. The […]

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DC to host the inaugural National College Baseball Invitational

Durham College will host the top intercollegiate baseball teams in the country at the 2016 Canadian College Baseball National Championship from Thursday, October 27 to Saturday, October 29.
 
Six teams will participate in the championship that features 13 games over three days.
 
“We are very excited to host a national college […]

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Durham College men’s soccer nationally ranked

After their strong start to the season, the Durham College (DC) men’s soccer have landed themselves in the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) rankings. Released by the CCAA on September 21, the Lords have moved into the national rankings in the 14th position.

Ranked fourth in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) polls, Durham has a […]

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DC volleyball players win awards.
DC athletes/coach receive provincial awards

Durham College (DC) volleyball players, Jessica Broad, Kristen Curtis, Matt McGirr and Andrew Watson, and women’s head coach, Tony Clarke, were recently recognized with awards at the Ontario Collegiate Athletic Association (OCAA) championship banquets.

Broad and Curtis were both named East Division first team all-stars, while McGirr was named an East Division second team all-star, and Watson was […]

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Durham Lords in the community

Durham College (DC) student-athletes continue their commitment to the local community through fundraising and community events. The DC Athletics department is involved in a variety of community initiatives, providing a great experience for the athletes by encouraging them to lend a helping hand.
 
Fundraising events
This season, the women’s softball team […]

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Lindsay Panchan breaks DC women’s basketball single game scoring record

It was all Lindsay Panchan at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre on November 20.

The second-year Sport Business Management student led the Durham College (DC) women’s basketball team with 41 points in their 66-64 victory over the Algonquin Thunder, in the process breaking DC’s record for most points in a single game.

The previous record of […]

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Lords win softball championship on home field, team’s first since 2011

The Durham College (DC) women’s softball team is back on top after winning the 2015 Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) championship. The host Lords defeated the Humber Hawks 7-3 on October 24 at Durham Field to win the OCAA title, the program’s first since 2011.
 
Championship MVP Caitlyn Omelanchuk pitched a complete game […]

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Durham Lords baseball giving back to their sport

The Toronto Blue Jays are the hottest team in the majors. Minor baseball registrations are up. Canada has fallen back in love with America’s pastime.

In 2015, the Durham College (DC) Lords’ men’s baseball team is doing their part in growing the game internationally having teamed up with Play Global.
 
A charitable […]

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Durham College captures sixth Campus Cup title

The Durham College (DC) men’s soccer team is getting used to their annual team photo with DC President, Don Lovisa. Nobody even has to say ‘cheese’ with everyone smiling ear-to-ear as the Lords hold onto the Campus Cup title for another year.

This season’s win was a 2-0 final over the UOIT Ridgebacks men’s soccer […]

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