Track and Field (M)
The McGill Martlets remain atop the CIS hockey rankings while the Redmen moved up to No.5. In men's track and field the Redmen are ranked seventh this week.
OTTAWA (CIS) - McGill's record-setting women's hockey team is among a number of powerhouses who hold on to their No. 1 positions in the first CIS national rankings of the new year. The Martlets are one of four McGill squads in this week's Top 10 poll, joined by the hockey Redmen (5th), the men's track & field team (5th) and the volleyball Martlets (10th).
Canadian Olympian Hank Palmer and high jumper Justin Darlington, a pair of first-year McGill students from Montreal, each broke school records at the 2009 Holiday Classic, an open track and field meet held before an enthusiastic crowd of 300 at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Saturday.
The McGill Redmen, bolstered by the addition of freshman high jumper Justin Darlington and Olympian sprinter Hank Palmer, have moved up to No.6 in the final CIS track and field national rankings of the fall semester. The two stars are scheduled to compete next at the upcoming Holdiay Classic meet, tobe held at McGill's Tomlinson Fieldhouse on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Bruny Surin established a new Canadian masters record to highlight the first McGill University track and field meet on the 2009-10 indoor season at Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Saturday. McGill athletes produced great results with six gold medals and a school record.