Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., and Jessica Porfilio of Longueuil, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Oct. 9, 2011.
Swimmer Steven Bielby, an electrical engineering senior at McGill University, finished third in the men's 400-metre individual medley at the Canadian Olympic Trials, Tuesday, in an attempt to earn a roster spot for the 2012 Summer Games in London.
Charlène Puel, a native of Lyon, France and Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 26, 2012.
McGill swimmers took home three bronze medals and broke an unprecedented 10 school records at the CIS championships, a three-day event hosted by the Universite de Montreal that concluded Saturday at the CEPSUM pool.
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., captured a bronze medal and his McGill teammates broke five school records to kick off Day 1 of the 2012 CIS swimming championships, an opening day that saw three meet records fall at the University of Montreal's CEPSUM Pool.
The University of British Columbia Thunderbirds all but secured the women's team title on the second day of the 2012 CIS swimming championships and it was only fitting that one of their own, Olympian Savannah King, shined the brightest on Friday night.
McGill has qualified 10 men and 10 women for the CIS national swim championships at University of Montreal's CEPSUM Pool, March 23-25. Preliminaries start at 10 a.m. and finals at 6 p.m. daily. SSN Canada will have live webcast of all morning and evening sessions.
Bielby named swimmer of the year but Martlets steal the show with miraculous conquest of Quebec crown at RSEQ championship
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., won six medals, four of them golden, and was named swimmer of the year but it was the McGill women's team that stole the show at the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec swim championships in Trois-Rivieres, Sunday. The upstart Martlets stunned heavily-favoured Laval to claim the Quebec university title for the first time in eight years
Three McGill varsity squads find themselves listed among the CIS Top 10 national rankings this week, including the Redmen and Martlets hockey teams, both listed at No.2, an dthe men's swim team at No.8.