Swimming (M) news
Three McGill varsity squads find themselves listed among the CIS Top 10 national rankings this week, including the Redmen and Martlets hockey teams, both listed at No.2, an dthe men's swim team at No.8.
Four McGill teams have made the grade in the CIS national rankings this week, including both hockey squads, as well as women's volleyball and men's swimming.
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., and Kaiva Mateus of Montreal West, Que., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Feb. 12, 2012.
Bielby named swimmer of the year but Martlets steal the show with miraculous conquest of Quebec crown at RSEQ championship
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., won six medals, four of them golden, and was named swimmer of the year but it was the McGill women's team that stole the show at the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec swim championships in Trois-Rivieres, Sunday. The upstart Martlets stunned heavily-favoured Laval to claim the Quebec university title for the first time in eight years
Three McGill teams are listed in this week's CIS Top 10 national rankings and there are new national leaders this week in Canadian Interuniversity Sport men's hockey and women's track and field.
Three McGill teams remain in Canadian Interuniversity Sport national rankings this week. The hockey Redmen survived a scare at Carleton and remain the No.1 team for the second consecutive week. The hockey Martlets remained No.2 after posting two wins and the Redmen swim team, which did not compete, dropped one spot to No.6.
Steven Bielby, a member of the McGill swim team, has been named male athlete of the week by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, for the period ending Jan. 23, 2012.
Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., and Hélène Bibeau of St. Bruno, Que., are the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athletes of the week, for the period ending Jan. 22, 2012.
McGill's Steven Bielby of Pte. Claire, Que., won three gold medals and a silver to earn swimmer-of-the-meet honours for an unprecedented fourth time in as many Quebec Cup meets, at Laval's Centre PEPS, Saturday.
Three McGill varsity sports teams are listed among the first CIS national rankings of 2012, including the top-ranked Martlets in women's hockey, the No.2-ranked hockey Redmen and the fifth-ranked men's swim team.
Five varsity sports teams from McGill University will be spending their holiday break in action this week.
McGill took home 18 of 84 bursaries handed out at the 26th annual Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence gala, Wednesday, as a combined total of $189,750 was doled out to worthy student-athletes from nine Quebec universities. McGillians won five of the 11 major categories, sweeping both academic excellence prizes and both athletic excellence awards.
Four McGill varsity sports teams find themselves among the CIS national rankings this week.
There are no changes this week at the top of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport national rankings and three McGill squads remain in the Top 10, including women's hockey at No.1, men's hockey at No.2 and men's swimming at No.10.
Steven Bielby of the McGill University swim team has been named male athlete of the week the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, for the period ending Nov. 13, 2011.