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Redmen-Mustangs: Preview for 101st Queen's Cup game

The men's hockey rivalry between the Western Mustangs and McGill Redmen will continue this weekend, as the two teams will do battle for the OUA Championship in the 101st Queen's Cup, to be held at Thompson Arena on Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. The game is scheduled to be webcast live at www.ssncanada.ca

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Published on : 08 Mar 2012

McGill sends 14 to CIS track & field championships

McGill University has qualified nine women and five men for the 2012 CIS indoor track and field championships in Winnipeg this week. The three-day national meet, hosted for the first time since 2005 by the University of Manitoba, kicks off Thursday at 11 a.m. Central with the season awards luncheon at Marshall McLuhan Hall on the campus of the U of M.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2012

Three Redmen hoopsters receive RSEQ conference honours

Three members of the McGill Redmen were honoured as the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec announced its all-stars and major award winners in men's university basketball. Karim Sy-Morissette of Montreal and Tristan Renaud-Tremblay of Terrebonne, Que., merited berths on the first and second all-conference teams, respectively, while Vincent Dufort, from Smiths Falls, Ont., made the all-rookie squad.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2012

Bettez named player of the year as McGill dominates CIS women's hockey awards

Ann-Sophie Bettez, a forward from the McGill Martlets, was named CIS player of the year in women's hockey, Wednesday. McGill dominated the awards presentation in Edmonton as forward Mélodie Daoust of Valleyfield, Que., merited top-rookie honours, while head coach Peter Smith of Lachine, Que., was recognized by his CIS peers for a record-tying third time in his 12th season behind the bench.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2012

Athletic scholarships: CIS schools provided over $11.5M to student-athletes in 2010-11

The CIS announced on Monday the findings of its data collection on athletic scholarships provided by Canadian universities during the course of the 2010-11 academic year. The data reveals that in '10-11 Canadian universities together provided $11,571,144 in athletic scholarship money to CIS student-athletes.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2012

McGill's Plante named RSEQ athlete of the week

Geneviève Plante of the McGill women's volleyball team and Karl De Grandpré, a volleyball player with the Laval Rouge et Or, have been selected athletes of the week by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, for the period ending Mar. 4, 2012.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2012

Martlets' road to repeat goes through Wickenheiser

The McGill Martlets will be looking to repeat as CIS women's hockey champions this weekend in Edmonton but the road to a sixth consecutive appearance in the gold medal game and a fourth national title in five years won't be an easy one.

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Published on : 06 Mar 2012

Volleyball Martlets crush Carabins, capture first-ever medal at CIS tourney

A funny thing happened on the way to the forum. The unheralded and fifth-seeded McGill Martlets were led onto a national stage to do battle with the lions. In the end, they came away with an astonishing 3-1 upset over the Quebec champion Montreal Carabins to capture a bronze medal at the CIS women's volleyball championship, their first-ever CIS podium finish, Sunday.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2012

Pandas bite too big, McGill will play for bronze

The top-seeded Alberta Pandas set up of an all-Canada West final against archrival UBC at the CIS women's volleyball championship thanks to a 25-16, 25-16, 25-23 semifinal win over the No. 5 McGill Martlets at McMaster University's Burridge Gymnasium, Saturday night.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2012

Wright on target as relentless Redmen rally in OT, clinch OUA East title for sixth time in 7 years

Andrew Wright scored a pair of power-play goals, including the game-winner in double overtime, as the No.2-ranked McGill men's hockey team rallied from a late deficit to knock off the No.9-UQTR Patriotes 5-4 at Le Colisée, Saturday. It marked McGill's fifth OUA East title in six years, qualified the Redmen for a return trip to the CIS University Cup championship in Fredericton, N.B., March 22-2

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Published on : 03 Mar 2012

Volleyball Martlets win opener, advance to semifinal at CIS championship

Geneviève Plante and Kaiva Mateus each scored 15 points to lead fifth-seeded McGill to a thrilling 3-2 win over No.4-Saint Mary's in an opening day quarter-final of the CIS women's volleyball championship, Friday. The set scores were 26-24, 25-18, 20-25, 23-25 and 15-13. McGill, which advances to the semifinals for the first time in school history, will play No.1 Alberta on Saturday at 8 pm.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

Oles well that ends well as Martlets crowned RSEQ champs for 7th straight season

Leslie Oles of Beaconsfield, Que., scored a goal and added three helpers as the No.2-ranked McGill women's hockey team skated to a 4-0 conquest over the visiting Montreal Carabins, Friday, to claim the Dr. Ed Enos trophy as RSEQ conference champions for the seventh consecutive season and a lucky 13th time overall since their first title in 1985.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

McGill women clinch Quebec hoops crown for first time since 1996

Anneth Him-Lazarenko of Panama City racked up a "double-double" with 17 points and a game-high dozen rebounds as McGill defeated Concordia 56-49 at Love Competition Hall, Friday.It was the first league title in 16 years for the Martlets, who advance to the CIS championship in Calgary, March 17-19.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

2012 CIS women's volleyball championship preview: Martlets looking for first CIS banner

The McGill Martlets are seeded fifth in their first trip to the CIS women's volleyball championship, which begins today in Hamilton.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2012

Two McGill volleyball players honoured at All-Canadian awards gala

Daphnée-Maude André-Morin, a volleyball player from McGill University was named the CIS libero of the year and teammate Kaiva Mateus of Montreal earned all-Canadian honours in women's volleyball, Wednesday night.

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Published on : 29 Feb 2012