Julia Bahen of Vancouver, B.C., and Jeremy Hurdle of Ambler, Penn., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill, for the period ending Aug. 26, 2012.
Soccer goalkeeper Aldo Braccio is among five new additions announced recently for induction to the McGill Sports Hall of Fame. A four-time all-Canadian, he was the starting goalkeeper for five seasons at McGill, from 1982 to 1986, posting a stellar 47-1-6 record with nine shutouts and a stingy 0.50 goals-against average in 54 regular season games.
Training camp for the 2012 McGill University men's soccer team opens on Aug. 15 for players that have been invited by head coach Jose Valdes. Anyone who has not received an advance invitation, may attend an open try-out camp Sept. 2 at Molson Stadium (475 Pine Ave. W.).
The 1962 McGill Redmen football team, which will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their magical Yates Cup league championship this fall, headlines a new cast of five inductees selected for the McGill Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the list of honoured members to 112 since the pantheon opened in 1996.
The Montreal Carabins took advanatge of a few miscues and defeated McGill 3-2 in an RSEQ indoor soccer sudden-death quarter-final, Sunday.
McGill swimmer Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., hauled in four awards totaling $4,000 and the hockey Martlets were named Quebec women's team of the year at the 24th annual Quebec Foundation for University Athletics gala, held at the Mortagne hotel in Boucherville, Tuesday. McGill ranked third among all institutions with a combined 11 bursary recipients for $25,500.
Two members of the McGill men's soccer team have earned all-star status in the RSEQ men's indoor soccer league. Defender Alexis Pradié, a native of Marseille, France was named to the first team, while William Hoyle, a midfielder from Ottawa, made the second squad.