A first-half goal by Montrealer Alexandra Morin-Boucher held up as No. 7-ranked McGill blanked Laval 1-0 in women's university soccer, Sunday. Goalkeeper Victoria Muccilli of Mississauga, made four saves to earn the shutout.
Marc Mounicot and Jorge Sanchez, respective head coaches of the McGill and Concordia varsity women's soccer teams, will be coaching barefoot while on the sidelines in their game at Molson Stadium tonight, as part of a "Go Shoeless" awareness campaign, sponsored by the CIS and "Right to Play", which is taking place Sept. 16-18.
Sophomore midfielder Selena Colarossi of Burlington, Ont., snapped a 1-1 draw with less than 15 minutes remaining as No.7-ranked McGill tripled visiting Concordia 3-1 in Quebec university women's soccer action at Percival Molson Stadium, Friday.
The McGill Martlets and Redmen varsity soccer teams will host cross-town rival Concordia in their respective home-openers on Friday (Sept. 16) at Percival Molson Stadium. Both games are slated to be webcast on SSN (www.ssncanada.ca/games), with the women's contest slated for 6:30 p.m., followed by the men's game at 8:30 p.m.
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.
Jenna Holdham, a sophomore defender from Ottawa, scored the game-winner as visiting McGill blanked UQAM 1-0 in Quebec university women's soccer at the Centre Claude Robillard, Sunday. The No.8-ranked Martlets improved to 2-0 after sweeping both weekend games, including a 2-0 whitewash at Bishop's in the season opener, Friday.
Rebecca Green, a freshman from Green's Harbour, Nfld., tallied a pair of first-half goals as No.8-ranked McGill opened their regular season with a 2-0 whitewash over Bishop's in women's university soccer action at Coulter Field, Friday. It was a milestone victory for McGill head Marc Mounicot, who improved to 200-62-47 overall.