LENNOXVILLE, Que. -- A 23-point performance by Brianna Miller of Pte. Claire, Que., led the McGill Martlets to a 65-0 win over Bishop's in Quebec University Rugby League action at Coulter Field, Wednesday. The freshman fullback scored three tries and added four conversions as the Martlets evened their record at 2-2 and moved into a three-way tie for third place with a pair of games remaining before playoffs.
Freshman Julie White of Campbellville, Ont., scored three tries for McGill, which led 39-0 at halftime. Other try scorers for the Martlets included Mandy Mongeon of Ile-Bizard, Que., Meagan Paul of Mississauga, Ont., Ashten Sawitzky of Belleville, Ont., Chelsea Privée of Beaconsfield, Que., and Montrealer Brianna Gibson. A conversion by sophomore Chloë Duncan of Ormstown, Que., rounded out the scoring.
For the Gaiters, Katie Allen of Vankleek Hill, Ont., was the team's player of the game. The fifth-year senior, playing in her final home game, led the Gaiters' offence and made several big tackles.
The loss officially eliminated Bishop's(0-5) from playoff contention. They close out the regular season on Saturday afternoon at Ottawa (2-2). The Martlets (2-2) host Concordia (5-0) on Sunday afternoon in Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Que.
McG - Try Brianna Miller (Brianna Miller convert failed) 6:00
McG - Try Julia White (Brianna Miller convert) 10:00
McG - Try Meagan Paul (Brianna Miller convert failed) 12:00
McG - Try Brianna Gibson (Brianna Miller convert failed) 23:00
McG - Try Brianna Miller (Brianna Miller convert failed) 31:00
McG - Try Julia White (Chloe Duncan convert) 34:00
McG - Try Mandy Mongeon (Chloe Duncan convert failed) 39:00
McG - Try Brianna Miller (Brianna Miller convert) 43:00
McG - Try Ashten Sawitsky (Brianna Miller covert) 54:00
McG - Try Chelsea Privée (Brianna Miller convert failed) 60:00
McG - Try Julia White (Brianna Miller convert) 75:00
SCORING BY HALF:
McGill.............. 39-26 -- 65
Bishop's............ 0 - 0 -- 0