McGill University ranked second in the nation for academic prowess among its intercollegiate sports programs in the 2006-07 school year. The Department of Athletics produced 121 student-athletes who earned Academic All-Canadian status under Canadian Interuniversity Sport guidelines.
A busy weekend is on tap for the McGill Athletics Department, with five major varsity teams hosting events that will generate relief funds towards aid for those affected by the deadly tsunami that hit southeast Asia over the Christmas break.
Rachèle Béliveau recently made McGill history. The coach of the women's volleyball team became the first skipper ever to steer a McGill squad to 300 career wins, cementing her status as the University's all-time winningest coach.
The management student took a year off from international competitive skiing to refocus her game. Now she's better than ever.
While you're still cocooning in your comforter at six in the morning, the Mac Campus lumberjacks and lumberjills are burying the hatchet (and the crosscut saw) in preparation for their last major competition.
McGill University has broken its own record for success in the Royal Bank Academic All-Canadian competition, with 132 top student-athletes in Canadian Interuniversity Sport in 2001-2002.
He's the Sidney Crosby of North American lumberjacks -- just 19 years old and the very best collegiate woodsman on the continent.
Martlets sweep top athlete, rookie and coach-of-the-year honours. McGill women, Laval men win QSSF cross-country championships on Plains of Abraham.
She's petite (48 kilograms) but she packs a heck of a wallop. She's master's chem student Tatiana Vassilieff and she's the newly crowned world savate champion.
Sarah Ali-Khan has become the first McGill University-trained athlete — male or female — to be carded by the Athlete Assistance Program of Athletics Canada.