Track and Field (W)
McGill sprinter Hank Palmer of Pierrefonds, Que., will be among a half-dozen national team athletes to participate at the 15th annual McGill Team Challenge track and field meet this weekend at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, located in the McGill University Sports Centre. The two-day event, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, is billed as the largest indoor track meet in Canada
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. He was one of three Olympians to shine as McGill athletes produced great results with six gold medals and a school record performance.
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 and Hank Palmer, a pair of Canadian Olympians, and Justin (Jus Fly) Darlington, will be headline acts at the McGill University Open track and field meet at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Saturday.
The oldest McGill University record in the books finally fell in the first varsity track and field meet of the indoor season, Friday. Freshman Justin Darlington, a Toronto-born Montrealer, was one of three McGill athletes to win a gold medal and broke a 26-year-old mark in his first collegiate competition, at the Red, Garnet & Grey Tri-Meet in Ottawa.