Synchro team hopes to keep riding wave of success at Nationals

Athletics

The McGill synchronized swimming team is enjoying a stretch of dominance on water rivalled only perhaps by the 19th Century British Royal Navy. This weekend, the synchro team has its sights set on winning its fourth-straight National championship.

McGill finishes 2nd overall at RSEQ swim championships

Athletics

The McGill swim team won six races and surpassed all expectations by finishing second overall in the combined women’s and men’s standings at the RSEQ championships, a three-day meet that wrapped up Sunday at the Centre PEPS on the campus of Université Laval.

McGill grad Gillian Florence heading to Rugby Canada Hall of Fame

Athletics

Gillian Florence, a McGill graduate and stellar national team player, is among seven inaugural inductees selected for the Rugby Canada Hall of Fame.

Excelling in the classroom and on the field of play

Athletics

Recently, the McGill Reporter spoke to two of McGill’s most successful student-athletes – Olympian Dori Yeats and Top Eight Academic All-Canadian François Jarry – to find out how they handle the enormous demands placed upon them.

Jean Béliveau Award will support top athletes

Athletics

A new financial award in Athletics and Recreation – known as the Jean Béliveau Award – will recognize and support top McGill student-athletes as well as honour the memory of the legendary Montreal Canadiens captain and inspirational community leader.

McGill grad Rehman earns World Series ring with Cubs

Athletics

McGill alumnus Shiraz Rehman helped break the Chicago Cubs’ 108-year World Series drought.

Walk-off homer propels McGill to 3rd-straight national baseball crown

Athletics

Tournament MVP Christopher Stanford of Quebec City hit a walk-off-the-field solo home run with two out in the bottom of the seventh inning as McGill rallied to edge University of Montreal 3-2 and capture their third consecutive Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association national championship at Parc Ahuntsic, Sunday.

Surreal Emile collects 8 points in lacrosse win

Athletics

Midfielder Emile Sassone-Lawless of Ithica, N.Y., collected eight points and attacker Spencer Bromley of Surrey, B.C., scored six goals as the McGill men’s lacrosse team overwhelmed Ottawa 15-8 at Percival Molson Stadium, Sunday.

Swimmer Mehain in Rio for Paralympic Games

Athletics

Swimmer Sarah Mehain, a senior from Vernon, B.C., is joined by three grads on the mission staff, as members of Team Canada at the 2016 Paralympic Games, scheduled to begin on Sept. 7.

Martlets strike gold at Old Four soccer tourney

Athletics

Lisa Perrett, a senior defender from Vancouver, B.C., converted a corner kick made by Audrey-Ann Coughlan in the 68th minute of play as McGill’s women’s soccer team blanked Toronto Varsity Blues 1-0 on Sunday to capture the Old Four soccer tournament at U of T’s Varsity Centre.