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A New Era of Pride at York U

YORK UNIVERSITY UNVEILS NEW LOGO AND MASCOT

A new look for the York University Lions was launched with the unveiling of a new logo and brand that will take the Lions into the next era of athletics and recreation at York.

Following a week-long teaser campaign, the Lions unveiled the new logo which features a sleek and fierce-looking Lions head in York red.

“This is an exciting time to be a part of the Lion Pride,” said Jennifer Myers, executive director of Athletics & Recreation at York. “We have introduced a powerful new look that we think will resonate with our students and the York community as a whole.

This new logo and identity reflects our passion and commitment to athletics and recreation at York. We believe this brand will connect with students, staff and faculty alike, and with this new look everyone can see themselves as part of the pride!”

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FIELD HOCKEY REPEAT AS FIELD HOCKEY CHAMPS

The York Lions field hockey team made it to two consecutive OUA field hockey championships, defeating the Guelph Gryphons by a score of 1-0 in the final of the OUA championship tournament.

Playing in a cold, overcast day at Warrior Field in Waterloo, Ont., the Lions jumped out to a quick start when forward Jaslan Stirling scored six minutes into the game. Stirling found herself alone in front of Warriors goaltender and deaked to her left around the goalie to find a wide-open net and give the Lions a 1-0 lead and the eventual championship win.

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MEN’S SOCCER WIN BACK-TO-BACK OUA BANNERS

Ottawa, ON – Ontario University Athletics Playoff Men’s Soccer game between the York Lions and the Carleton Ravens held on Nov 03, 2018 at MNP Park at Carleton University.
Photo: Marc Lafleur / Carleton Ravens

The York University Lions reclaimed Ontario University Athletics (OUA) supremacy and lifted the Blackwood Cup for the second consecutive year and the fifth time in the last six years after shutting down Carleton University Ravens with a 3-1 victory in the OUA Final match.

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