Dianna Ros of the McGill women's basketball team earned CIS all-rookie honours during the All-Canadian Gala held at the Sheraton Suites Eau Claire in downtown Calgary, Friday night.
The McGill Martlets, champions of the RSEQ conference, are seeded seventh for next weekend's CIS women's basketball Final 8 in Calgary. The tournament is set to kick off Saturday at the Jack Simpson Gym in Calgary. The Martlets will open the tourney against No. 2-seeded Canada West champion UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday at 12 noon (Mountain).
Anneth Him-Lazarenko, a native of Panama City, scored 13 points as top-seeded McGill defeated the Université du Québec à Montréal 63-56 in a university women's basketball semifinal at Love Competition Hall, Tuesday night. The Martlets, will host No.2-seeded Concordia in the RSEQ league championship game on Friday at 7 p.m.
Anneth Him-Lazarenko of Panama City racked up a "double-double" with 17 points and a game-high dozen rebounds as McGill defeated Concordia 56-49 at Love Competition Hall, Friday.It was the first league title in 16 years for the Martlets, who advance to the CIS championship in Calgary, March 17-19.
It will go down as the busiest playoff week in McGill sporting history this week as the University could be hosting as many as eight playoff games in a six-day span.
The McGill men's hockey team remain the No.2 team in the CIS men's hockey rankings this week. UNB, the reigning national champions, top the for the 13th time in 16 polls this season, and for the third week in a row.
Five members of the McGill University Martlets were honoured as the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec announced its all-stars and major award winners in women's university basketball.