ETOBICOKE, ON: Recently named Humber Hawks head coach Samson Downey captured his first win in his debut, as Humber knocked off a weary Navy (NCAA – D1) team by a score of 97-86 in an exhibition tilt on Thursday night at the Humber Athletic Centre.
The Humber Hawks women’s basketball team, ranked number one in the nation in the initial polls way back in October, lived up to the hype as they rolled to OCAA Provincial and CCAA National Gold in undefeated fashion.
The Humber Hawks women's rugby 7's team were unstoppable throughout the regular season, going undefeated and setting team scoring records. Unfortunately, they were unable to close the year out with a second straight OCAA championship, losing to Seneca in the final.
The Humber Hawks men’s volleyball team reinvented themselves in 2017-18, and took to the court with many new faces. The new look Hawks had a mission, and with Humber’s longest serving head coach Wayne Wilkins, had the leadership to guide them on their quest.
The Humber Hawks men’s basketball team battled all year long in what was the one of the most competitive divisions in the country, and emerged with a solid third place finish in the West, an OCAA silver medal and a spot in the CCAA National championships.
The Humber Hawks women's curling team were the only team to beat the eventual champs from Niagara, but tie-breakers dropped Humber to fourth in pool play, forcing another match up with Niagara. The Hawks lost the semi-final in an extra end, and then the bronze game later that same day.
The Humber Hawks men's curling team finished round-robin play strongly at the OCAA championships, but could not build on their second place position, dropping the championship semi-final and bronze games by close margins on the final day of competition.
The Humber Hawks men's cross country team have been a team that is in the mix when the team awards are presented, finishing among the top two in the province for six consecutive years, but they fell just short of the podium with a team fourth-place result.
Three Humber Hawks will be representing Canada this month as they partake in a trip of a lifetime. Brendan Lyons, Keegan Murphy, and Mitch Wilbur have joined North Baseball – Canada’s premier travel baseball program.
ETOBICOKE, ON: The staff in the Humber Athletics Department will be kept busy this coming year as they gear up to host four OCAA Provincial championships, a CCAA National Invitational, and will cap off the year by entertaining all 27 OCAA members at the Annual General Meeting in May.