Sports Briefs

The McGill Redmen took on the John Abbott College Islanders this past weekend for a Saturday afternoon double-header. The star for the Redmen was senior outfielder Channing Arndt, who nailed three home runs and batted in seven runs over the two games. McGill came out roaring in the first match, running away with a score of 7-0 by the second inning. The Redmen dominated the Islanders 15-5 in the first game, and polished off John Abbott 14-3 in the evening finale. The Redmen will play the Islanders once more on Sept. 26 at Gary Carter Field.

Sports briefs

The Redmen baseball team took to the diamond Wednesday against the Concordia Stingers for their third meeting of the season. After tying up the season series earlier this month, McGill lost to the Stingers to the tune of an 8-1 blowout. Concordia dominated the hitting differential 9-4, capitalizing on a porous Redmen defense to convert eight out of nine hits into points.

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McGill Lacrosse (2-0) kicked off its season on Saturday, facing off against the Trent Excalibur (0-1) in the season opener for both teams. The Excalibur were put in a tough position from the opening whistle, given that they were facing down the defending champions of the Bagattaway Cup.

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