Theanna Vernon and Ammanuel Diressa were named Ryerson's Athletes of the Year for the 2017-18 season.
After finishing second in their pool the Rams lost to Ottawa in the quarter-final and then to Waterloo in the fifth place match.
The Western Mustangs and host Ryerson Rams both have 3-0 records to claim top spot in Pool B after day one.
Schedules, scores, and standings throughout the 2018 OUA Badminton Championship.
Playing host will be the Ryerson Rams, who will be buoyed by the hometown crowd in their quest to build on their sixth place finish from 2017.
The Ryerson Rams badminton team kicked off their season this past weekend at the IUCC Mandarin Tournament in Markham.