Athletics in the news
Valérie Grand’Maison, a member of the McGill women's swim team, and Peter Carpenter, her head coach with the Martlets, will take part in the Opening Ceremonies at the Paralympic Games in London today. Another McGillian serving in an official capacity at the Games is Alison Korn, a former McGill basketball player and rower, who is part of the Team Canada mission staff in the capacity of press chief
Julia Bahen, a senior from Vancouver, B.C., converted a penalty shot in the 88th minute to give McGill a 2-1 victory over Western and the Old Four women's soccer tournament title in dramatic fashion at Varsity Centre on the U of T campus, Sunday.
The McGill University golf team begins its season on the road this week at the Bic Classic hosted by the Université du Québec à Rimouski, Aug 29-30. This two-day, 36-hole event is the first of three events in the RSEQ university golf circuit.