Goaltender Riley McGillis of Peterborough, Ont., was named tournament MVP as McGill cruised to a pair of lopsided victories over Concordia and the University of Massachusetts to capture the seventh annual McGill lacrosse Spring Tournament at Molson Stadium over the weekend. The Redmen hammered Concordia 17-2 on Saturday, followed by an 11-2 conquest over U.Mass on Sunday.
Six members of the McGill Redmen have been named to the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association's East Division all-star team, two of them winning major awards.
Five members of the McGill Redmen have merited LaxShack all-conference honours from the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association, which ties the school high for most honourees, established in 2008.
Three members of the McGill men's lacrosse team have earned all-conference status from the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. Defender Brendan Farrer and attacker Alex Kruse, both natives of Oakville, Ont., were picked from the Redmen along with faceoff specialist Jake Winn of Falmouth, Maine.
Alex Rohrback and Nolan Prinzen each tallied hat-tricks but it was all in vain as the McGill Redmen came up on the wrong end of a 13-11 score against the Brock Badgers in a sudden-death semifinal at the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association national championships, Saturday.
Ryan Besse of Aurora, Ont., and Jishan Sharples of Vancouver, B.C., each scored three times and Besse became the second player in McGill lacrosse history to reach the 100-goal plateau as the McGill Redmen wrapped up the regular season with a convincing 13-2 rout over Queen's on their newly turfed West Campus field.