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The week that was for McGill Athletics: Nov. 2

In this week's edition of the week that was for McGill Athletics the McGill Tribune Sports team looks at Emilie Matte de Grasse and Spencer Bromley, our athletes-of-the-week;  Martlet hockey and Martlet volleyball; as well as our weekly edition of by the numbers. Beyond the box score Martlet Hockey The Martlet hockey team (2-1-0) lost 2-0 against… Keep Reading

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Hockey: Martlets blank Gee-Gees behind Melodie Daoust’s heroics

McGill Martlets 5 Ottawa Gee Gees 0 If the McGill Martlets’ (2-0-0) 5-0 shutout win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees (2-2-0) on Saturday night is any indication, this season should be a thrilling one to watch. The Martlets, who kicked off their 2015-2016 season this past weekend with back-to-back victories, proved worthy of their top-three ranking… Keep Reading

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Building a dynasty: The rise of Martlet hockey

The first women’s hockey game at McGill University was played in 1894, back when females possessed an unexpected advantage over their male counterparts: The modest ankle-length skirts that they had to wear. These allowed the ladies to pursue a clever defensive strategy. By crouching in front of their goaltender when the opposing team had possession… Keep Reading

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The week that was for McGill Athletics: February 24th

Athletes of the week Samuel Labrecque Birthday boy Labrecque scored two goals in 17 seconds to propel McGill to the OUA East finals on Friday. Labrecque was the key figure in McGill’s 2-0 sweep of Queens; in the series opener, he assisted both of McGill’s goals in their 2-1 victory. Labrecque doesn’t only show up… Keep Reading

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The week that was for McGill Athletics: February 3rd

Athletes of the week François Bourque Bourque, a 6’6” sophomore from Terrebonne, Quebec, was once again instrumental for the Redmen as an interior presence in their two games against the UQAM Citadins over the weekend, averaging 15.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game. Bourque was efficient from the field as well, shooting a shade under… Keep Reading

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The week that was for McGill Athletics: January 27th

Athletes of the week Samuel Labrecque Labrecque led the Redmen over the Queen’s Gaels this past weekend with a spectacular three-goal night, becoming the first McGill defenceman to score a hat trick in 19 years. In his first year with the Redmen, Labrecque has had an immediate impact, leading all CIS blueliners with nine goals… Keep Reading

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The week that was: January 20

Athletes of the week Francois Bourque Bourque, a towering 6’6” forward from Terrebonne, Quebec, carried the Redmen to two victories over the weekend against Laval. He notched a double double in both games and averaged 13.5 points, 13 rebounds, and 2.5 assists, proving to be too much to handle in the paint and on the… Keep Reading

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Week that was for McGill Athletics: January 13

Athletes of the week Mariam Sylla It was a bit more than business as usual for star forward Mariam Sylla this weekend. The two-time Athlete of the Week scored her 500th regular season point in a Martlet uniform on Thursday, posting a double double in the lopsided win over Bishop’s. She would record another double… Keep Reading

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