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.
The best long-term therapy for breast cancer survivors might have nothing to do with doctors or self-help books, a health researcher at McGill University says. Her prescription? Dragon boat racing.
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.
Hitting the high balls of summer.
Skier and management student Jennifer Heil has won her second consecutive women's World Cup moguls title.