McGill wins first Quebec university men’s swim title since 2003

Athletics

Samuel Wang of Sherbrooke, Que., and Bradley Crocker of Calgary, each won four gold medals over the weekend as McGill U captured their first Quebec university men’s swim title since 2003, at the RSEQ championships, Sunday.

They came. They sawed. They conquered.

Athletics

McGill’s men and women’s teams won top honours at the 58th annual Macdonald College Woodsmen competition, held January 27 at the Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue.

Daoust going for the gold at PyeongChang Olympics

Athletics

McGill alumna and former captain of the Martlets, Mélodie Daoust is off to the Olympics for the second time with Canada’s National Women’s Hockey team. Daoust was the youngest member of the squad that brought home gold for Canada at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. The Canadian women’s hockey team has won gold four consecutive times. Hopes are high for a fifth win for Canada.

Mentorship program key to Redmen success on and off the ice

Athletics

The McGill Redmen mentorship program teams first-year players with veterans to help the freshmen adjust to full-time course loads and the rigorous scheduling demands of playing varsity hockey.

Jean Béliveau Awards highlight Martlet Foundation honourees

Athletics

Four recipients of the prestigious Jean Béliveau Award were among 11 scholarships handed out recently to McGill student-athletes at the Martlet Foundation’s annual general meeting held recently at the Ritz-Carleton Hotel.

Redmen rout Ravens, capture fourth straight national title

Athletics

Rocky Hroch tossed a complete game, two-hitter as the McGill University Redmen defeated Carleton 10-1 at Royals Field in Fredericton, N.B., on Oct. 22, to capture the team’s fourth consecutive Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association championship.

Baseball Redmen set record with first-ever perfect season

Athletics

Jack Pantalena tossed a complete game two-hitter and every player in the McGill lineup had at least one hit as the Redmen cruised to a 12-2 conquest over Concordia on Oct. 1, to close out the Canadian Collegiate Baseball Association season with a perfect 16-0 record.

McGill lands international superstar to coach women’s rugby

Athletics

Magali Harvey, a member of the Canadian national women’s rugby team for the past eight years, has been appointed head coach of the McGill women’s program. Harvey was named player of the year in 2014 by the International Rugby Board.

McGill Sports Hall of Fame induction class for 2017 announced

Athletics

Goaltender Jason Forsyth, a native Montrealer, who backstopped McGill University to a national soccer championship in 1997, is among a half-dozen honorees selected for induction this fall to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame.

McGill grads named to Canadian rugby squad

Athletics

Two McGill graduates – Julianne Zussman of Montreal and Brianna Miller of Pointe Claire, Que. – are among a 28-member squad named by Canada’s senior head coach Francois Ratier for an exhibition tour in New Zealand as part of the International Women’s Rugby Series.