In her continuing mission to become an astronaut, St. Léonard resident Laura Drudi has a pit stop this summer to study the innards of snails at what may be the ultimate space camp, NASA's Ames Academy, a 10-week summer internship in the San Francisco area. The 21-year-old Drudi, a second-year medical student and rugby player at McGill, was the only Canadian accepted among 650 applicants.
Channing Arndt of Yarmouth, Maine, and Brianna Gibson of Westmount, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Sept. 6.
Two members of the McGill women's rugby team - Amandra Mongeon of Île-Bizard, Que., and Melany Waring of Dorval, Que., - have been named to the Quebec University Rugby League all-star team.
Five different players scored tries as Laval defeated McGill 27-3 in a Quebec university women's rugby semifinal, Saturday, knocking the Marlets out for the third consecutive season.