Track and Field (W) news
There seems to be nothing that Majenta Whyte-Potter-Mal won’t embrace with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. For those reasons, the 23-year-old medical student from LaSalle was selected to receive the Andrea Taylor memorial award at the annual McGill track and field awards evening.
Sprinter Hayley Warren of Orillia, Ont., was named rookie of the year and MVP of the track and field team at the 13th annual McGill University track and cross-country awards gala, held at Molson's Brewery, Saturday.
Hockey players Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., and Cathy Chartrand, a defenceman from Lac Nominingue, Que., were named male and female athletes of the year, respectively, at the 33rd annual McGill intercollegiate sports awards gala held at the AMC Forum, Thursday.
Justin Darlington of Montreal and Hayley Warren of Orillia, Ont., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Mar. 14, 2010.
Freshmen Justin Darlington won silver and bronze medals and Hayley Warren also captured a bronze to end a long medal famine for McGill at the 2010 CIS track and field championship in Windsor, Ont., Friday.
McGill's Justin Darlington of Montreal, earned performance-of-the-meet honours for field events with a school record leap of 2.07 metres in the men's high jump at the Quebec university track & field championship meet at Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse over the weekend. Medal winners are posted below and complete results are available online at: www.mcgilltrack.com
Many of the nation's top athletes are at McGill University this weekend for the Quebec university indoor track and field championship, a two-day meet at Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse, located inside the McGill Sports Centre at 475, Pine Avenue West. Click here for medal winners.
Montreal native Maxime Beaumont-Courteau, a third-year medical student at McGill, broke a school record to highlight the McGill Open II, a track and field held at Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Friday.
McGill's Melanie Myrand of Pointe Claire, Que., won a bronze medal at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, a two-day event billed as America's biggest indoor collegiate track & field meet. The McGill women's 4x800 relay had the best performance of the weekend, posting the third fastest time produced by a CIS quartet this season.
McGill teammates Hank Palmer and Justin Darlington each set school records to highlight the 15th annual McGill Team Challenge track and field meet, a two-day competition held before 400 fans crammed into Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse over the weekend. The event also produced five meet records and three Fieldhouse marks.
McGill sprinter Hank Palmer of Pierrefonds, Que., will be among a half-dozen national team athletes to participate at the 15th annual McGill Team Challenge track and field meet this weekend at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, located in the McGill University Sports Centre. The two-day event, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, is billed as the largest indoor track meet in Canada
Hayley Warren of Orillia, Ont., and Francis Laforest of Laval, Que., are the McGill University athletes of the week for the period ending Jan. 24, 2009.
Bruny Surin established a new Canadian masters record to highlight the first McGill University track and field meet on the 2009-10 indoor season at Richard Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Saturday. He was one of three Olympians to shine as McGill athletes produced great results with six gold medals and a school record performance.
Canadian Olympian Hank Palmer and high jumper Justin Darlington, a pair of first-year McGill students from Montreal, each broke school records at the 2009 Holiday Classic, an open track and field meet held before an enthusiastic crowd of 300 at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Saturday.
The McGill Redmen, bolstered by the addition of freshman high jumper Justin Darlington and Olympian sprinter Hank Palmer, have moved up to No.6 in the final CIS track and field national rankings of the fall semester. The two stars are scheduled to compete next at the upcoming Holdiay Classic meet, tobe held at McGill's Tomlinson Fieldhouse on Saturday, Dec. 19.