Lacrosse (M) news
Goaltender Riley McGillis of Peterborough, Ont., was named tournament MVP as McGill cruised to a pair of lopsided victories over Concordia and the University of Massachusetts to capture the seventh annual McGill lacrosse Spring Tournament at Molson Stadium over the weekend. The Redmen hammered Concordia 17-2 on Saturday, followed by an 11-2 conquest over U.Mass on Sunday.
Six members of the McGill Redmen have been named to the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association's East Division all-star team, two of them winning major awards.
Alex Rohrback and Nolan Prinzen each tallied hat-tricks but it was all in vain as the McGill Redmen came up on the wrong end of a 13-11 score against the Brock Badgers in a sudden-death semifinal at the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association national championships, Saturday.
Ryan Besse of Aurora, Ont., and Jishan Sharples of Vancouver, B.C., each scored three times and Besse became the second player in McGill lacrosse history to reach the 100-goal plateau as the McGill Redmen wrapped up the regular season with a convincing 13-2 rout over Queen's on their newly turfed West Campus field.
Mike Dubé of Brockville, Ont., scored four goals and James Malloy of Uxbridge, Ont., tallied the game-winner with 3:15 remaining in overtime as Bishop's rallied from a four-goal halftime deficit to upset division leading McGill 11-10 in men's Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association action at Molson Stadium, Thursday.
Geneviève Plante of Montreal and Alex Rohrbach of Princeton Junction, N.J., are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Oct. 2, 2011. It marks the first time in school history that the same two athletes have been named in consecutive weeks.
Freshman Alex Rohrbach of Princeton Junction, N.J., exploded for five goals and senior co-captain Jishan Sharples of Vancouver, B.C., added four others as McGill trounced Toronto 15-6 in men's lacrosse action at a rain-soaked Molson Stadium, Saturday.
The McGill men's lacrosse game scheduled to be played at Carleton, in Ottawa on Sept. 29, has been forfeited to McGill as a result of a team violation committed by players of the Ravens. The Redmen, who improved to 6-0 atop the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association East Division standings, will host the U of T Varsity Blues on Oct. 1 at Molson Stadium. Faceoff is 5 p.m.
Alexander Rohrbach of Princeton Junction, N.J., and Geneviève Plante of Montreal, are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub, for the period ending Sept. 25, 2011.
Freshman Connor Goodwin of New Westminster, B.C., scored a hat-trick and added an assist as the McGill men's varsity lacrosse team crushed Carleton 13-6 at Molson Stadium, Saturday. It was the fifth consecutive victory for the Redmen, who sit atop the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association standings with a perfect 5-0 record.
Alex Rohrbach of West Windsor, N.J., scored four goals including the winner with 91 seconds remaining as visiting McGill rallied from a three-goal deficit to outlast Bishop's 12-11 before 1,000 at Coulter Field in men's university lacrosse, Thursday. It marked the first-ever win in Lennoxville for the Redmen, snapping a nine-game losing streak there that dates back to 2001.
Mike Ting of Boston, Mass., scored four goals and added an assist as the McGill Redmen varsity lacrosse team pounded the Concordia Stingers 17-4 at the Westmount borough, Sunday.
Freshman Alex Rohrbach of Princeton Junction, N.J., scored seven points, including four goals, and Ryan Besse of Aurora, Ont., exploded for five goals with one assist as McGill doubled the Trent Excalibur 14-7 in men's lacrosse team at Forbes Field, Saturday.
Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., and Ross Burst of St. Louis, Missouri, are the McGill University athletes of the week, sponsored by Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill, for the period ending Sept. 11, 2011.
Ross Burst, a sophomore from St. Louis, Missouri, scored eight points, including a hat-trick, as visiting McGill edged the Trent Eccalibur 11-10 in men's university lacrosse in Peterborough, Sunday.