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To cap off the 2016-17 academic year, the McGill Tribune recognizes the top Martlet team, athlete, rookie, and coach.
Rookies of the Year Kade Wist Affectionately nicknamed “Baby Kade” by his teammates, Kade Wist entered McGill at only 17 years old, making him the youngest swimmer on the McGill swim team and in the RSEQ. The 5’11, 160-pound native of Calgary managed to capture eight race victories over the […]
The 2016 RSEQ champion McGill Martlets traveled to the CIS Final 8 at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick as the No. 1 seed. It was their fifth straight RSEQ championship, only the first time that McGill has entered Nationals as the first seed. Last year the […]
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 […]
Redmen Hockey The Redmen (21-6-1) endured a 4-2 upset defeat against the Stingers (10-12-6) last Friday at Ed Meagher Arena. The defeat ended McGill’s five-game run of victories over Concordia, and provided a preview to their three game OUA East playoff quarter-finals series next Wednesday. Concordia outplayed the Redmen for […]
Despite trouncing the Concordia Stingers (2-8) 64-49 last Thursday, the McGill Martlets (7-1) barely beat their rivals Saturday, winning 72-70 in a nail-biting overtime performance. McGill—sporting pink uniforms in honour of Pink Weekend, where the team aims to raise money for breast cancer research—fell six points behind Concordia in the […]
In this week’s edition of the week that was for McGill Athletics the McGill Tribune Sports team looks at Gladyz Hakizimana and Sebastian Boyer, our athletes-of-the-week; Redmen basketball and Martlet basketball; as well as our weekly edition of by the numbers. Beyond the box score Redmen Basketball McGill dominated the […]
McGill Martlets 69 Laval Rouge Et Or 60 Following a silver-medal finish at the CIS Championships last February, the goal for the McGill Martlet basketball team (1-0) was clear: Win the first National Championship in the program’s history. During their season opener […]
MARTLET BASKETBALL The Martlets finished their 2014-2015 campaign with a silver medal and a near perfect 15-1 RSEQ record. With nine of the team’s 14 players returning, an undefeated regular season and a CIS National Championship are certainly not out of the question. In their four pre-season CIS games this […]