Skiing - Alpine (W)
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.
Louise Pick des Martlets de l'Université McGill a été récompensés pour son esprit sportif et son engagement par le Prix David-Kreiner-Vaillancourt.
Six McGillians are among a delegation of 102 student-athletes and 39 officials that will represent Canada at the 2011 Winter Universiade in Erzurum, Turkey, from Jan. 27 to Feb. 6. The opening ceremonies of the 25th Winter World University Games are set for Thursday.
David Côté, head coach of McGill alpine ski team, has been named to the coaching staff for the CIS team that will represent Canada in alpine skiing at the 2011 Winter Universiade, also known as the World University Winter Games, in Erzurum, Turkey, Jan. 27 to Feb. 6.
Swimmer Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., and hockey player Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., were among 19 bursary recipients from McGill to be honoured at the 25th annual Quebec Foundation for University Athletics awards gala, Wednesday.