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.

McGill’s McKiernan signs pro pact to play in Sweden

Athletics

Ryan McKiernan of the McGill men’s hockey team has signed a one-year contract to play for AIK, a Swedish team based in Stockholm. The 24-year-old finance senior led the Redmen in points during the regular season and was the top-scoring blueliner in the nation with a 13-24-37 record in 28 contests.

McGill medical student drafted by NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs

Athletics

McGill offensive lineman Laurent-Duvernay-Tardif became the 10th player in CIS history to be chosen in the NFL Draft when he was picked by the Kansas City Chiefs the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2014 National Football League Draft, Saturday.

McGill to host new Montreal Royal franchise in American Ultimate Disc League

Athletics

The Montreal Royal, an expansion squad in the 17-team American Ultimate Disc League, will play seven home games on campus at Percival Molson Stadium beginning on April 19.

Clement-Heydra among CIS athlete of the year nominees for BLG Award

Athletics

Katia Clement-Heydra, a forward on the McGill Martlets hockey team, is among eight finalists announced by Canadian Interuniversity Sport and the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais for the 22nd annual BLG Awards, which were established in 1993 to recognize the top female and male athletes from universities affiliated with CIS.