Melanie Savoie and Marie-Christine Mondor combined for 44 points as visiting Laval defeated McGill 3-1 at Love Competition Hall on Friday, to sweep the best-of-three Quebec semifinal series 2-0. In a match the took exactly two hours to play, the Rouge et Or won by set scores of 27-25, 23-25-25-16-25-20.
Three members of the McGill Martlets – Jennifer Thomson of Rosemere, Que., Kelsey Irwin of Vancouver, B.C., and Amélie Trottier-Picard of Longueuil, Que., – are among the women’s volleyball all-stars announced Thursday by the Quebec Student Sports Federation.
McGill senior Jennifer Thomson of Rosemere, Que., has earned all-Canadian honours for the fourth straight season. Among the other honorees announced at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport women’s volleyball major awards gala in Fredericton, Wednesday, was Martlet freshman Emily Kyte of Ottawa, who earned a berth on the CIS all-rookie team.
Moustafa El Zanaty of Montreal and Jennifer Thomson of Rosemere, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Jan. 25.
Senior Jennifer Thomson of Rosemere, Que., racked up a game-high 17 kills and 16 digs as visiting McGill rallied to upset Laval 3-1 in women’s university volleyball at the Centre PEPS in Quebec City, Friday.
MONTREAL – Jennifer Thomson, a senior with the McGill Martlets has been invited to attend the Canadian national beach volleyball team selection camp in Toronto. Dec. 5-7.