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.

McGill’s Foster helps Canada win gold at FISU rugby sevens world championship

Athletics

Deanna Foster of the McGill women’s rugby team, has won gold with Team Canada at the rugby sevens world championship, sanctioned by the Fédération internationale du sport universitaire, in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil.

McGill hoops coach DeAveiro takes Canada to U-17 tourney title in Troyes

Athletics

David DeAveiro, head coach of the McGill men’s basketball team, has guided the Canadian national cadet team to a four-game sweep at a tournament in Troyes, France. Canada cruised to an 89-62 decision over Argentina, Saturday in their final preparation game before heading to the FIBA under-17 world championships in Dubai, Aug. 8-16.

Olympic gold medalist, ex-Hab among new inductees to Hall of Fame

Athletics

Five athletes, including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre of Chateauguay, Que., a former Montreal Canadiens forward and a pair of ex-Montreal Alouettes football players, have been selected for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

Olympic medalist in McGill Sports Hall of Fame

Athletics

Five athletes, including three-time Olympic gold medalist Kim St-Pierre of Chateauguay, a former Montreal Canadiens forward and a pair of ex-Montreal Alouettes football players, have been selected for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

Babcock, Martlet trio receive special Olympic rings

Athletics

Mike Babcock, a graduate of McGill, was honoured recently at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., along with three products of the McGill Martlets for a Hockey Canada ring ceremony to commemorate the Olympic gold medals won by Canada in hockey at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.