Four students from McGill are among a Canadian delegation of 107 athletes who are in final preparations for the 26th FISU Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy, Dec. 10 to 21. Heading the list are three members of the McGill Martlets hockey team, including defenceman Brittney Fouracres., along with high-scoring forwards Katia Clément-Heydra and Gabrielle Davidson. Also named was short-track speedskater Sébastien Landry.
Football player Laurent Duvernay-Tardif of St. Hilaire, Que., and distance runner Jullien Flynn of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., headed a list of 13 bursaries won by McGill University athletes from the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence, during the 28th annual University Sports Gala at the Hotel Sheraton-Laval, on Nov. 26.
Cameron Perrin of North Vancouver, B.C., accounted for eight points as the McGill men’s rugby team clipped Concordia 16-6 to capture their eighth consecutive RSEQ conference championship before 691 rain-soaked fans at Molson Stadium, Friday.
Seven more swimmers from McGill qualified for the 2014 CIS championships based on their performance at a Tri-meet with the Laval Rouge et Or and the Montreal Carabins at the Côte St. Luc Aquatic centre, over the weekend.
Cedric McNicoll tallied the deciding marker in an overtime shootout as the No.4-ranked McGill men’s hockey team rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Brock University Badgers at the Seymour-Hannah Sports & Entertainment Centre in St. Catharines, Ont., Friday.
McGill’s Pierre-Alexandre Renaud of Laval, Que., won two gold medals and a pair of silvers to go along with his second swimmer-of-the-meet award of the season at the third Coupe de Quebec swim competition this season, held Saturday at CEPSUM pool on the campus of Universite de Montreal.
Patrick Delisle-Houde of Quebec City scored twice, including the game-winner on the power-play with only 27 seconds remaining as No.5-ranked McGill edged Guelph 3-1 in OUA men’s hockey at McConnell Arena, Friday.
Brett Ulbikas scored five times and tournament MVP Ryan Serville added four goals and four assists as Guelph stunned McGill 14-11 to capture the Baggataway Cup, as champions of the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association, Sunday.
Connor Goodwin scored four goals and set up two others as McGill overwhelmed Queen’s 15-6 in a Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association national championship semifinal, Saturday. The team goes for the gold today at 12:30 versus Guelph at Molson Stadium.
McGill will host the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association’s national championship this weekend. The six-team tournament begins with quarterfinals on Friday, Nov. 1 at Percival Molson Stadium.