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CIS MEN'S HOCKEY PREVIEW: Redmen aim for first national title

The McGill University Redmen will be gunning for their first University Cup in program history this week when they open the 50th anniversary edition of the CIS men's hockey national championship tournament at the Aitken Centre in Fredericton.

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Published on : 21 Mar 2012

Sherbrooke surprises Martlets in RSEQ indoor soccer semifinal

Sophie Normandin scored twice on breakaways as Sherbrooke upset the McGill Martlets 2-1 in an RSEQ indoor soccer sudden-death semifinal at the Centre Sportif Marie-Victorin, Sunday.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2012

Huskies rally, nip Martlets at CIS hoops championship

Dalyce Emmerson and Katie Miyazaki each pulled off a "double-double" as the sixth-seeded Saskatchewan Huskies rallied from a 16-point deficit to defeat No.7-McGill 58-53 in the consolation round of the CIS women's basketball championship tournament at the Jack Simpson gymnasium in Calgary, Sunday.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2012

Martlets come up short, T-Birds too tall in CIS hoops quarter-final

Zara Huntley scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds as No.2-seeded UBC defeated No.7-McGill 65-43 in the opening quarter-final game of the CIS women's basketball championship in Calgary, Saturday. The Huskies advance to the semifinal round, where they will play the winner of Saturday's Ottawa-Saskatchewan matchup. McGill will play the loser of that game in the consolation round.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2012

Dianna Ros is supreme, among nation's top rookies at CIS basketball awards gala

Dianna Ros of the McGill women's basketball team earned CIS all-rookie honours during the All-Canadian Gala held at the Sheraton Suites Eau Claire in downtown Calgary, Friday night.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2012

CIS MEN'S HOCKEY: McGill seeded No. 2 for 50th University Cup

For the second consecutive year, the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds and McGill Redmen head into the CIS men's hockey championship as the No. 1 and 2 seeds, respectively.

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Published on : 13 Mar 2012

2012 CIS WOMEN'S BASKETBALL PREVIEW: No.7 ranked Martlets hope to claim Bronze Baby for first time

When the Windsor Lancers triumphed on home court a year ago, they not only captured the first Bronze Baby Trophy in school history, they also put an end to a 19-year Canada West domination of CIS women's basketball. This week, the seventh-seeded McGill Martlets will be looking to snap the Windsor streak at one and win their first ever national title.

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Published on : 13 Mar 2012

CIS MEN'S HOCKEY TOP 10 (#18): Redmen ranked No.2 in final CIS poll of season

The McGill University Redmen remained No.2 in the 18th and final CIS men's hockey Top 10 rankings of the 2011-12 campaign.

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Published on : 13 Mar 2012

Hockey Martlets clip 'Hawks to win CIS bronze in Edmonton

Ann-Sophie Bettez of Sept-Iles, Que., scored three points and Charline Labonté of Boisbriand, Que., made 23 saves to post her 81st career shutout as No.2 McGill grounded the top-seeded Laurier Golden Hawks to a halt with a 4-0 victory in the CIS women's hockey bronze medal contest at Clare Drake Arena, Sunday.

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Published on : 11 Mar 2012

Martlet hoopsters seeded seventh for CIS Final 8 championship tourney

The McGill Martlets, champions of the RSEQ conference, are seeded seventh for next weekend's CIS women's basketball Final 8 in Calgary. The tournament is set to kick off Saturday at the Jack Simpson Gym in Calgary. The Martlets will open the tourney against No. 2-seeded Canada West champion UBC Thunderbirds on Saturday at 12 noon (Mountain).

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Published on : 11 Mar 2012

Redmen tame Mustangs, win Queen's Cup for fourth time in five years

Francis Verreault-Paul scored once and added two helpers as No.2-ranked McGill skated to a 4-1 victory over the No.3 Western Mustangs to capture the 101st edition of the Queen's Cup, emblematic of the OUA men's hockey championship before 1,751 at Thompson Arena, Saturday.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2012

CIS MEN'S HOCKEY TOP 10 (#17) : Redmen remain at No.2 in national rankings

The reigning national champion UNB Varsity Reds top the CIS men's hockey rankings for the 14th time in 17 polls this season, and for the fourth week in a row. The V-Reds (20-5-3 / 3-0 playoffs) received 14 first-place votes and 166 points this week to remain at No. 1 in front of the McGill Redmen (22-4-2 / 6-0), who earned the remaining first-place nods and 151 points in the new poll.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2012

Puel celebrates birthday, then wins two bronze medals at CIS track championships

McGill's Charlène Puel snared a couple of bronze medals on Friday at the CIS indoor track and field championship, a three-day competition at the University of Manitoba’s Max Bell Fieldhouse in Winnipeg. The mathematics senior from Lyon, France, who celebrated her 22nd birthday on Thursday, ended up third in a photo finish in the 1000m. Her other podium finish came as anchor of the 4x800 relay.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2012

Oles scores goals as Martlets tame Pandas to keep medal hopes alive at Nationals

Leslie Oles of Beaconsfield, Que., scored a pair of third-period goals as McGill skated to a 4-0 victory over Alberta at the CIS women's hockey championship at Clare Drake Arena, Friday. The Martlets, who finished pool play at 1-1, can advance to Sunday's CIS gold medal game for the sixth consecutive year if Alberta (0-1) defeats Calgary (1-0) Saturday. Otherwise, McGill will play for bronze.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2012

Dinos bite Martlets 1-0 in CIS hockey tourney opener

Sinead Tracey, a native of St. Albert, Alta., who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in the spring of 2010, scored at 11:47 of the opening period to give the third-seeded Calgary Dinos a 1-0 upset over second-seeded McGill at Clare Drake Arena on opening day of the CIS women's hockey championship, Thursday.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2012