Written by Taylor Prichard, Sports Information
Photo by Marc Lafleur
The Carleton Ravens beat the Ottawa Gee-Gees 48-45 on Saturday, October 3, 2015 to claim their second straight Panda Game victory. In a highly emotional and very physical double overtime duel against the Ottawa Gee-Gees, the Ravens prevailed to defend Pedro and hold onto the coveted trophy for another year. From the rowdy 17, 596 spectators in attendance who provided the electric atmosphere, to the spectacular and nerve-racking finish, this game had it all. GoRavens.ca takes a look at the coverage from the weekend.
Source: Ottawa Citizen
Author: Darren Desaulniers
“Ecstatic, to say the least,” was the reaction from Ravens coach Steve Sumarah after the overtime. “You talk about excitement. … I mean, I didn’t think after last year that you could ever touch something like that. That may have topped it.”
Source: Ottawa Sun
Author: Chris Hofley
With a win in Saturday’s annual Panda Game over the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees, the Carleton Ravens moved to 4-2 and sit fifth in the OUA, with the top six teams qualifying for the post-season. If the Ravens qualify, it would be the first time they’ve done so since 1996.
Source: The Intelligencer
Author: Paul Svoboda
More than 17,500 fans took in the action as the Gee Gees and Ravens hooked up in a see-saw OUA football battle not decided until Carleton’s Michael Domagala booted a 17-yard field goal in the second O.T. period. It was Carleton’s second straight Panda Bowl victory, marking the first time since 1985 the Ravens have defeated the Gee Gees in back-to-back city championships.
Source: The Charlatan
Author: Kennedy Harvey
The Gee-Gees offence fought hard during the third, but Carleton’s defence managed to keep them out of the end-zone. The Gee-Gees settled with a field goal. “Our defence played a hell of a game and they got the turnovers when they needed to,” Mills said.
Source: CTV News
Author: CTV Ottawa
It was a close game that came right down to the wire. The Ravens scored the first touchdown in overtime, only to have the Gee Gees tie it up 45-45. With the scoreboard tied once again, the Ravens made a field goal that propelled them to victory.
Source: CFRA 580 News Talk Radio
Author: Jenn Pritchard
The Ravens beat the Gee-Gees 48 to 45 in overtime on Saturday, making it the highest scoring Panda Game of all time.
Photos by: Valerie Wutti
Photos by: Marc Lafleur