Laval midfielder Julien Priol was named CIS player of the year in men's soccer as the 2010 all-Canadians were announced on the eve of the national championship tourney in Toronto, Wednesday evening.
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.
Striker Yohann Capolungo, a native of France, and defender Thomas Lucas of Kirkland, Que., are among four members of the McGill Redmen to merit a berth on the Quebec University Soccer League all-star team. They were both voted to the first team, while midfielder Olivier Babineau of Moncton, N.B., and defender Graeme Tingey of Vancouver, B.C., made the second dream team.
Five McGill sports teams can be found in the CIS Top 10 rankings his week. The undefeated Martlets (4-0) and Redmen (8-0) hockey teams remain at the No.1 and No.2 spots, respectively. In soccer, the Martlets (9-0-5) have dropped to No.3 while the Redmen (7-4-1) have moved back in the Top 10 and sit at No.9. Finally, in cross-country, the Quebec champion Martlets remain ranked at No.8 this week.
Sarah McCuaig of Waterloo, Ont., and Yohann Capolungo, a native of France, are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Oct. 31, 2010.
McGill University will be hosting three playoff games at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium this Friday.