Three McGill teams are listed among the first CIS Top national rankings released Tuesday, including both soccer squads and the women's rugby team.
Both of McGill's soccer teams and the women's rugby squad find hemselves in the CIS Top 10 this week.
Brianna Miller, a sophomore fullback from Pte. Claire, Que., scored two tries as the visiting McGill women's rugby team opened their 2011 schedule with a 22-15 preseason victory over Queen's at Frank Tindall Field, Saturday.
Former McGill rugby star Julianne Zussman is back in the game. And there's no better feeling, especially when she not only celebrated a win for Camada, but also hit the scoresheet by notching her second career try and kicking two converts.
Maria Jaworski, a McGill University graduate and former member of the women's rugby team, has been named by Rugby Canada as part of the Canadian senior squad that will be competing at the Nations Cup tournament at Appleby College in Oakville, Ont., Aug. 2-13 and will feature national teams from Canada, USA, England and South Africa.
Hockey players Alexandre Picard-Hooper of Boucherville, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 34th annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the Love Competition Hall, inside the Currie Gym, Thursday.
Free admission is being offered to anyone who brings a non-perishable food item to any McGill basketball, hockey or volleyball home game this weekend. This kicks of a two-day food drive for the Sun Youth Community Centre, an annual initiative of the McGill Varsity Council, a group that represents all varsity athletes on campus.
Amandra Mongeon of the McGill Martlets has earned CIS all-Canadian honours in women's rugby. The 24-year-old physiology senior from Ile-Bizard, Que., better known as "Mandy", plays primarily at the No.8 position and scored three tries in six games.
McGill Athletics and Recreation has teamed up with the Streaming Sports Network.to webcast all home football games in addition to selected varsity home events in other sports for the 2010-11 season, which can be watched free of charge, courtesy of Dominos Pizza, Ye Olde Orchard Pub, Red Bull and Molson's.