Swimming (M) news
A search for an experienced Aquatics manager with a background in elite swimming and strong managerial and communications skills is presently underway.
McGill University will be represented by four students and one administrator when the 25th Summer Universiade gets under way in less than a week in Belgrade and once again Canada is sending one of the largest delegations to the biennial World University Games.
Swimmers Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., and Leanne Roach of Riverview, N.B., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Oct. 12, 2008.
Athletics and Recreation is excited to announce the development of the McGill Swim Club, which welcomes a mix of both varsity and elite club swimmers.
Steven Bielby, a member of the McGill University swim team who hails from Pointe Claire, Que., was named Monday as one of 42 student-athletes who will represent Canada in swimming at the 25th Summer Universiade, also known as the World University Games, from July 1-12, 2009, in Belgrade, Serbia.
MONTREAL – Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., won two gold medals and a silver as the McGill Redmen finished third at the second Quebec Cup swim meet of the season, held in Quebec City, Saturday.
Charline Labonté, the Canadian Olympian goaltender from Boisbriand, Que., and Steven Bielby, a swimmer from Pointe Claire, Que., were named female and male athletes of the year, respectively, at the 32nd annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the McGill Sports Centre, Thursday.
Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., and Marie-Andrée Leclerc-Auger of Sherbrooke, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Feb. 22, 2009.
McGill rookie Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., won his second gold medal in as many days at the CIS swim championships in Vancouver, Friday. Bielby, a 19-year-old electrical engineering freshman, captured the 400-metre freestyle in three minutes, 49.73 seconds, destroying both the McGill record (3:55.89) set in 1996 and the Quebec university record (3:52.98), in the books since 2001.
Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., became the first male in McGill history to win three individual gold medals at the CIS swim championships in Vancouver, Saturday, and in the process was voted CIS rookie of the year in men’s swimming.
Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., smashed both McGill and Quebec university records en route to capturing gold in the 400-metre individual medley at the CIS swim championships in Vancouver, Thursday.
Two McGill varsity teams are ranked this week. In women’s hockey, No. 1 McGill improved to 16-0 in conference play with a pair of 4-2 wins over Ottawa and Carleton. In men's swimming, the No.7-ranked Redmen are are sending five athletes to the CIS championships in Vancouver.
McGill is sending five men and four women to the CIS swim championships, Feb. 19-21, where the best varsity swimmers in the country meet at UBC’s Thunderbird Aquatic Centre, in Vancouver, B.C.
Four members of the McGill Redmen swim team have earned all-conference honours. Diego Pessoa of Brazil was named along with teammates Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., Samuel Thrall of Oakville, Ont., and Sean Bell of Barrie, Ont.
Charline Labonté of Boisbriand, Que., and Steven Bielby of Pointe Claire, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Feb. 8, 2009.