Justin Tjoandi

Sports Writer

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I am a graduate from York University with an Honours B.A. in Communication Studies. I worked as the official assistant sports writer with the varsity team, York University Lions. Additionally, I contribute articles to Excalibur. I manage my own sports blog and conduct interviews with football (soccer) lovers. Football is my passion! At present, I am a freelance journalist looking for a full-time position at an established publishing company :)

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We Are Hooligans
Justin Tjoandi

Hey! Name's Justin. I'm a sports writer, musician and an avid Chelsea fan. I write, speak and live football. I record my own music. Some say I speak better with written words. Check out my writings!

Excalibur Publications
10/24/2014
Women's soccer team fells McMaster on route to quarter-finals

Let's get one thing straight: York rocks at soccer. Just like the much lauded men's team, the women's team shows great promise. The team took an important step towards an OUA title with a 3-0 blowout of rivals McMaster on October 22.

York University
10/22/2014
GHONEIM SCORES TWO IN PLAYOFF WIN OVER McMASTER

The No. 8 nationally-ranked York University Lions women's soccer team recorded its first playoff win of the season with a 3-0 victory over the McMaster Marauders in their OUA first-round match on Wednesday (Oct. 22) at York Stadium. (Aurora, Ont.) scored two goals to boost the Lions to the next round.

York University
10/26/2014
LIONS ADVANCE TO SEMIFINALS WITH WIN OVER GOLDEN HAWKS

Game Stats LAURIER YORK 18:45 Henry Moody (0) * 56:25 Eric Amato (0) * Sponsors Game Stat Leaders The No. 1 nationally-ranked York University Lions men's soccer team won its OUA quarter-final match with a 2-0 win over the Laurier Golden Hawks on Sunday (Oct. 26) at York Stadium.

York University
10/12/2014
LIONS TAKE WIN STREAK TO TWELVE

The No. 2 nationally ranked York University Lions men's soccer team extend their winning streak after a 4-0 victory over the Waterloo Warriors on Sunday (Oct. 12). With the win, the Lions clinched first place in the OUA West Division standings for the eighth straight year and have secured a first round bye in the playoffs.

Basketball

York University
01/24/2015
CULBREATH SCORES 29 AS LIONS TOP VARSITY BLUES

Game Stats TORM YRKM Sponsors The York University Lions men's basketball team sealed an emphatic 87-77 victory over the Toronto Varsity Blues in a game full of spectacular highlights on Saturday (Jan. 24) at Tait McKenzie Centre. The game was preceded by an opening ceremony honouring alumni Matthew Ziobrowski (Thornhill, Ont.), who played for the Lions in the past three seasons.

York University
01/17/2015
LIONS TOP DIVISION-RIVAL GAELS

Game Stats QUEM YRKM Sponsors The York University Lions men's basketball team defeated the OUA East division-rival Queen's Gaels 76-63 on Saturday (Jan. 17) at the Tait McKenzie Centre. The home team dominated the first quarter at 20-9. However, the Gaels caught up before halftime by a thin margin at 30-28.

Volleyball

York University
11/15/2014
RAMS TOP LIONS IN FOUR SETS

The York University Lions women's volleyball team was beaten by the Ryerson Rams after four sets on Saturday (Nov. 15) at Tait McKenzie Centre. The Rams won the first two sets with a score of 25-21 and 25-22. The Lions grabbed a win in the third set by a score of 25-22.

Excalibur Publications
11/19/2014
Undefeated Blues takes down Lions women's volleyball team

The York Lions women's volleyball team lost to the number five CIS ranked University of Toronto Varsity Blues in four sets on November 16 at the Tait McKenzie Centre. The first set was a close run. Toronto won narrowly 32-30. York replied with a 25-18 win in the second set.

Hockey

York University
11/29/2014
NO. 6 LANCERS DEFEAT LIONS IN ALS AWARENESS GAME

The York University Lions men's hockey team was defeated by the OUA-leading Windsor Lancers 3-1 in the team's annual ALS Awareness Game on Saturday (Nov. 29) at Canlan Ice Sports. Lancers rookie defender JC Houde opened the scoring in less than a minute of play. The Lions were caught off-guard during the defensive transition.

York University
01/10/2015
LIONS WIN SECOND STRAIGHT WITH VICTORY OVER RIDGEBACKS

The York University Lions men's hockey team achieved a 5-2 victory over the UOIT Ridgebacks on Saturday (Jan. 10) at Canlan Ice Sports for its second straight victory to start the new year. An early goal by the Lions shocked the visitors, who pressured offensively early in the period. (Woodbridge, Ont.)

Other

York University
02/27/2015
RECORDS COME DOWN ON DAY ONE OF OUA CHAMPIONSHIPS

­­ At the end of Day One of the 2015 OUA Track and Field Championships hosted by York University at the Toronto Track and Field Centre, the Toronto Varsity Blues lead the women's standings while the Guelph Gryphons lead the men. The Blues have an eight-point advantage over second place Western Mustangs with 77 points.

Justintjoandimusic
Music Blog

For this cover, I made an all-electronic recording. This means that I did not use any live instruments or sound effects. For the drums, I took samples both online and from Jam Packs and combined them into a single beat. For the synthesizer parts, I used my USB MIDI M-Audio Keystation 49.

Justintjoandi
Life Lessons and More...

It's been a while! 2014... I realized I haven't written in quite a while... I have no excuses whatsoever. I can say that I have more time, now that it's already summer for me! Wow, third year has just passed...

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