Bball’s Kiss-Rusk and Ogundokun named athletes of the year

Athletics

Basketball players Alex Kiss-Rusk of Beaconsfield, Que., and  Dele Ogundokun of Hamilton, Ont., were named female and male athletes of the year, respectively, at the 41st annual McGill varsity sports awards gala.

McGill bites Badgers to win 18th Queen’s Cup hockey championship

Athletics

Samuel Tremblay scored twice, including the game-winner as McGill skated to a 5-1 triumph over the Brock University Badgers to capture the 107th edition of the Queen’s Cup championship in OUA men’s hockey, before a capacity crowd of 1,517 at the Seymour-Hannah Centre, Saturday, March 10.

Stunning rally gives Martlets 7th-straight Quebec crown

Athletics

Frederique Potvin scored 16 points as the McGill women’s basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit in the final quarter to stun Laval 56-52 and capture the RSEQ league championship on Saturday.

Redmen romp to fifth Quebec hoops crown in six years

Athletics

Avery Cadogan came off the bench to score 19 points and was one of four teammates in double digits as the fifth-ranked McGill men’s basketball team toppled Concordia 98-79, Saturday, to capture the RSEQ championship.

Stingers stung, Redmen advance to Queen’s Cup

Athletics

Jerome Verrier and Samuel Tremblay each tallied twice and added a helper as the McGill men’s hockey team skated to a 6-2 triumph over Concordia to capture the OUA East title on Saturday.

Wang wins silver at swim nationals

Athletics

Samuel Wang won silver in the 50m butterfly at the U SPORTS national swimming championships in Toronto this weekend. As well, Peter Carpenter became the first swim coach from McGill to merit national coach-of-the-year honours, sharing the award with UBC head coach Steve Price.

Olympic heartbreak for Daoust and teammates

Athletics

Mélodie Daoust is named MVP of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament but Canada loses the gold medal game to their rivals from the United States in a shootout.

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.