Please note that the exhibition women's volleyball game scheduled to be played today in Ottawa between McGill and the Gee-Gees has been cancelled due to poor driving conditions caused by freezing rain.
The McGill women's volleyball team may have lost the battle for gold but they won the war, so to speak, at the Conferences of Canada Challenge tournament hosted by Brandon University, Dec. 28-31. The Martlets were swept 3-0 by Dalhousie in the tourney final but came away with victories against the two other CIS conferences that were participating at the event.
Five varsity sports teams from McGill University will be spending their holiday break in action this week.
Kaiva Mateus, a senior from Montreal West, scored a game-high 18 points as McGill snapped a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 triumph over Sherbrooke in a Quebec conference women's volleyball tournament at Rimouski, Sunday. The set scores were 29-27, 25-16 and 28-26 in a match that lasted an hour and 29 minutes.