The Mac men's lumberjacks prove to be rotten hosts when they leave the competition in their sawdust at the 47th annual McGill Woodsmen Competition at Macdonald Campus.
Cross-country runner Laura Wilson of Fort McMurray, Alberta, and goaltender Mathieu Poitras of the hockey Redmen are the McGill-Peel Pub athletes of the week for the period ending October 31, 2004.
Competition on Macdonald Campus hosts 180 lumberjacks
The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.
McGill recently established a new national best, producing 147 student-athletes who earned Academic All-Canadian status. It's the seventh consecutive year that McGill has had more than 100 honorees receive the Canadian Interuniversity Sport designation.
Hockey is Canada's passion — but it's a dangerous sport, even when you are wearing all your safety gear. David Pearsall is a McGill researcher who is studying helmets to fine-tune their protective properties for all players.
Take a tour of McGill's Sports Hall of Fame, honouring the athletes and teams who have dazzled us since the University's early days.
After the world's obsession with gold medal counts during the Torino Olympics, McGill BCom student Laura Ruhnke gives a refreshing firsthand account of what it was like to play for the Swiss national women's hockey team at the Games.
McGill will be very well represented on the Canadian women's water polo squad at the Athens Olympics this summer. The 13-member team will include no fewer than five McGill students and two alumni, and head coach Patrick Oaten is also a grad.
In honour of International Women's Day, we focus upon McGill's dedicated crew of female student-athletes.