Synchro squad captures 12th national title

Athletics

Stacy Lee of Vancouver, B.C., won three gold medals as McGill captured the Geraldine Dubrule trophy as national champions of the Canadian University Synchronized Swim League at Carleton University on Sunday. It marked McGill’s second consecutive CUSSL title and 12th overall since the league was formed in 2001-02.

Labrecque tallies twice as Redmen sweep Gaels in semis

Athletics

If they scripted it for a Hollywood movie, nobody would believe it. But for the umpteenth time this season, defenceman Samuel Labrecque waited until the drama of high noon – and celebrated his birthday in style – by scoring twice in 17 seconds late in the game as McGill rallied for a 3-1 road victory over Queen’s at the Kingston Memorial Centre, Friday.

McGill student-athletes merit 17 scholarships at Quebec Foundation awards gala

Athletics

Mariam Sylla, Cedric McNicoll and Katia Clement-Heydra highlighted a group of 17 McGill athletes who received bursaries at the 29thannual Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence awards gala, held at the Sheraton Laval on Nov. 25.

An all-star both on and off the field

Athletics

In an age when our athletic stars seem more and more consumed by themselves it is telling that, when asked what are the most important lessons she has learned through sport, Kylie Nabata talks first and foremost about the concept of team.

McGill conquers Concordia, claims fourth national baseball crown

Athletics

Game MVP Tim Jones of Lake Jackson, Texas, gave himself a pretty special birthday gift with a complete game, eight-strikeout performance as McGill University cruised to a 6-1 victory over Concordia to capture the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association national championship, Sunday, at Gary Carter Field on the grounds of Trudeau Park.

Two McGill athletes among CIS Top 8 Academic All-Canadians

Athletics

Two student-athletes from McGill are among the CIS Top Eight Academic All-Canadians for the 2013-14 season announced Tuesday by Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Representing the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec conference are McGill standouts Mariam Sylla, a basketball player and pharmacology student, as well as Cédric McNicoll, a hockey player and accounting major.

Coaching tandem of Boies and Hilaire takes over helm of McGill football team

Athletics

Offensive coordinator Patrick Boies and defensive coordinator Ronald Hilaire – both full-time employees at the University – will lead the McGill Redmen football team as “co-coaches” effective immediately, in light of the recent resignation of head coach Clint Uttley.

McGill sweeps Carleton to clinch CCBA’s North Division pennant

Athletics

Rob Sedin went 2-for-3 with a pair of RBIs, as McGill edged Carleton 2-1 to claim a doubleheader sweep at Gary Field in Trudeau Park, Sunday. The two victories clinched first-place in the Canadian Collegiate baseball Association’s Northern Division. It was the third pennant in five years for the Redmen.

Goodwin revels in rout over Ravens as lacrosse team win streak at eight

Athletics

Connor Goodwin netted a hat-trick and added four assists as the McGill men’s lacrosse team routed second-place Carleton 18-3 at Molson Stadium, Saturday, extending their perfect record to 8-0 in regular season play.

Welence wondrous as baseball Redmen double Carabins, extend win streak to five

Athletics

Tyler Welence of Ridgewood, N.J., continued his torrid pace and collected three hits and as many runs batted in as the McGill men’s baseball team doubled the Montreal Carabins 4-2 at Gary Carter Field in Trudeau Park, Wednesday.