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Rams Weekend Recap

Posted by stephanie rogers on January 27, 2020 in News

RAMS Weekend Recap – January 25-26

Woodsmen (January 25 – MacDonald Campus of McGill University)

The DAL AC Men’s and Women’s Woodsmen teams took to the road for their first winter term competition and did not disappoint. Both A teams set the pace with first place victories continuing their dominance heading into the final competition. The Women’s B Team also managed to capture an event win taking the snowshoe event which is unique to the MAC competition.   

Below is a list of all the events DAL AC won:

Women’s Stock Saw
Women’s Crosscut
Women’s and Men’s Log Decking
Women’s and Men’s Pulp Throw
Women’s and Men’s Single Buck
Women’s Standing Block Chop
Women’s and Men’s Team Swede Saw
Women’s Snowshoe
Men’s Water Boil
Women’s Underhand

The team will now be preparing for the final competition of the year hosted by Dal AC at the MacMillan Show Centre on February 8th. Hope to see everyone there!

Equestrian – January 26 – Acadia Show

The Dal AC Equestrian team had a strong competition this past weekend which was hosted by Acadia. The mild weather was nice but very wet! 

DAL AC was the reserve champion team coming second place to host Acadia.

Individual results 

Open over fences – Robyn Gillighan 1st place 
Open under saddle - Robyn Gillighan 1st place
Open division champion – Robyn Gillighan

Intermediate over fences - Izzy Harrington 6th place 
Intermediate under saddle - Izzy Harrington 8th place
Intermediate under saddle - Ziel Jones 5th place 

Novice over fences - Eve Godin 8th place
Novice over fences - Chloe Foye 3rd place 
Novice under saddle - Eve Godin 5th place
Novice under saddle - Chloe Foye 6th place 

Entry over fences - Cailin Lake 6th place 
Entry under saddle – Cailin Lake 3rd place
Entry under saddle - Bridget Kenny 8th place 

Walk trot canter – Julianna Jones 8th place
Walk trot canter – Laura Gauthier 2nd place
Walk trot canter - Taygan Fancy 1st place

High point rider of the day for the whole show was Robyn Gillighan! 

Women’s Volleyball

January 24 – MSVU vs DAL AC

The Dal AC Rams put in a complete performance with a dominating 3-0 victory over the MSVU Mystics. Highlighted by performances from Mariah Putnam, Jill Ferguson and Savan Heijnen the Rams led from start to finish, never looking troubled. The Mystics kept it interesting with a number of big kills from Marcy MacNeil and Brooke Wallace but ultimately it was not enough as the Rams won behind scores of 25-17, 25-18 and 25-21.

January 26 – DAL AC vs Holland College

In the RAMS first opportunity to measure up against the leagues top team they put forth a fantastic effort in a match that was up for grabs through 3 sets. The Canes weathered the storm and were able to take the 3rd and 4th sets to complete 3-1 victory (25-23, 25-27, 25-21, 25-17). The Rams were led by Marit Zwinselman with 14 points.  

DAL AC Athletes of the Week

Kate Nason (Woodsmen)

Kate Nason is this weeks Dal AC female athlete of the week after excelling in this past weekend’s competition. As a winner of two events (chainsaw and chop) she helped lead the women’s team to their 3rd straight competition victory.

Jacob Terbeek (Woodsmen)

Jacob had a strong performance at the MAC competition this year helping to lead his team to another competition victory. Individually, Jacob won his chop event and was runner up in the Axe throw.