Senior Nathifa Weekes, a 5-foot-7 guard from Brossard, Que., scored a game-high 21 points as McGill rallied from a six-point, third-quarter deficit to upend visiting Concordia 72-65 in women’s university basketball before a crowd of 324 at Love Competition Hall, Saturday.
Defenceman Cathy Chartrand of Lac Nominingue, Que., netted a hat-trick, including the game-winner as No.1-ranked McGill crushed Carleton 8-1 in women’s hockey at McConnell Arena, Sunday, to extend their CIS win streak to 39 games.
A shorthanded goal by Leonard Verrilli of Dollard des Ormeaux, Que., at 18:53 of the final period, snuffed out a late rally and assured McGill of a 4-2 decision over Brock University in men’s university hockey at the Seymour-Hannah Centre, Friday.
Michael White registered his second “double-double” in as many nights with 19 points and 13 rebounds but it was not enough as No.6-ranked Concordia defeated McGill 82-69 in men’s basketball before 324 fans at Love Competition Hall, Saturday, to avenge Friday’s home-court loss to the Redmen.
McGill student Ann-Sophie Bettez of Sept-Iles, Que., and Sherbrooke track star Pierre Puyjalon have been named as the Quebec Student Sports Federation’s athletes of the week for the period ending Jan. 18, 2009.
The undefeated McGill Martlets hockey team are ranked No.1 in the nation for the 24th consecutive poll.
The Redmen power play continued to struggle, going 0-for-4 against Guelph, as the Gryphons rallied to upend visiting McGill 3-1 in men’s university hockey at the Gryphon Centre Arena, Sunday.
Veteran guard Julie Hoo of Sudbury, Ont., scored 15 points as Carleton University edged McGill 56-53 in a consolation-round game at the 2008 Concordia-Reebok women’s basketball tournament, Tuesday.
Team captain Danielle Hetherington, a backstroke and individual medley specialist from Richmond Hill, Ont., won two silver medals and a pair of bronzes as the McGill Martlets finished second of five teams at the third Quebec Cup swim meet of the season on Saturday in Trois-Rivières.
Sam Bloom tallied twice and Marko Kovacevic added a goal and two assists as McGill defeated the University of Ontario Institute of Technology 4-1 in men’s university hockey, Saturday.