Ice Hockey (W)
Rookie Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., potted a pair of goals and set up another as the No.2-ranked McGill Martlets coasted to a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Carabins in the opener of the RSEQ women's hockey conference best-of-three final playoff series at CEPSUM arena, Wednesday.
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.
Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., and Hubert Morin of St. Georges de Beauce, Que., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 19, 2012.
Elarie Leclair netted a power-play marker at 18:02 of the third period and Dominique Lefebvre of Cantley, Que., added an empty-netter as Ottawa stunned the No.2-ranked McGill Martlets 2-0 in Game 1 of their RSEQ best-of-three semifinal at the uOttawa Minto Sports Complex, Wednesday.
Rookie Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., scored twice and added a pair of assists as No.2-ranked McGill routed Ottawa 9-1 in the rubber match of the best-of-three Quebec women's university hockey semifinal series at McConnell Arena, Sunday.
Jordanna Peroff of Keswick, Ont., tallied twice and added a pair of helpers as the No.2-ranked McGill women's hockey team staved off elimination by spanking Ottawa 8-0 at McConnell Arena, Friday, to even their best-of-three Quebec semifinal series at 1-1.
Ann-Sophie Bettez , a McGill University forward from Sept-Iles, Que., has been named female hockey player of the year for the second time in three seasons, by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec. She was one of five members of the division-leading Martlets who merited RSEQ all-star status, including three who received major awards, in voting conducted by the conference's five head coaches.