After opening their preseason with an ominous 3-0 loss to the Toronto Varsity Blues at the Ontario-Quebec invitational women's volleyball challenge, hosted by the Universite de Montreal, the Martlets roared back with four consecutive 3-0 sweeps to finish third overall.
Daphnée-Maude André-Morin, a 19-year-old education sophomore with the McGill University Martlets, has been selected by Volleyball Canada to play for the national developmental team which is scheduled to compete at the FISU Summer Games in Shenzhen, China, August 12-23.
Hockey players Alexandre Picard-Hooper of Boucherville, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 34th annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the Love Competition Hall, inside the Currie Gym, Thursday.
McGill volleyball player Kelsey Irwin of Vancouver, B.C., has earned all-Canadian status in voting conducted by the Canadian university volleyball coaching association. It marks only the eighth time in school history that a member of the Martlets has merited all-Canadian honours