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The McGill Tribune end-of-season athletic awards

2017-2018 Martlet Awards Team of the year: Martlet basketball The Martlets’ 2017-18 season couldn’t quite follow up on their prior campaign’s record highs—including a first-ever national championship title. Regardless, this year should be considered a success. Led by veterans Alex Kiss-Rusk and Frederique Potvin, among others, the Martlets made it to the U Sports semifinals… Keep Reading

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A behind-the-scenes look at coaching through the offseason

After building toward a championship victory for months at a time, the end of the season leaves players and coaches alike in a trance—the championship hangover. Coming off his team’s fourth straight CCBA championship, Redmen baseball Head Coach Jason Starr confirmed this predicament to The McGill Tribune. “Two weeks,” Starr said. “It takes me two… Keep Reading

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U Sports basketball national championship recap

Martlets After capturing the program’s first Bronze Baby—the national championship trophy—last season, the Martlets showed up from March 8-11 in Regina to defend their title. In their opening game at the U Sports national championships, McGill faced off against the McMaster University Marauders. The Martlets ended the first half down five points, but regained their footing… Keep Reading

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McGill basketball season review

The Martlet and Redmen basketball teams ended regular season play on Feb. 24, as they each took down the Université du Québec à Montréal Citadins. The women pulled out a close 59-51 victory, while the men clipped the Citadins 74-57 in back-to-back games. The Martlets enter the playoffs as defending National Champions, but with an… Keep Reading

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McGill Martlet basketball gets revenge in rematch with Bishop’s

McGill Martlets 66 Bishop’s Gaiters 57 On Jan. 27, the McGill Martlet (8-2) basketball team turned the tables to defeat the Bishop’s University Gaiters (5-6) 66-57 in the second of two back-to-back games—the first of which they lost 40-52. The Martlets started off strong in the first quarter, finishing the period ahead 16-12. They were… Keep Reading

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Basketball: Martlets win fifth straight RSEQ Championship, head to Nationals as No. 1 seed

Winning isn’t easy, but the McGill Martlet basketball program sure makes it look that way. Capping off a fantastic season in which they only lost one game in the RSEQ competition, the Martlets captured their fifth consecutive RSEQ Championship. For Martlets Head Coach Ryan Thorne, this win was different than those in previous years.  “It’s… Keep Reading

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