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Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week
Mar22

Getting to know Athlete of the Week Alex Drover Get to know Alex Drover, the highest-placing Marauder in this year’s Track and Field National Championships, and March 12’s Male Athlete of the Week

Photo C/O Ian McAlpine Last weekend, the McMaster track team headed to Manitoba for the U Sports Track and Field National Championship. Although the team did not return with any hardware or medals, Mac’s Alex Drover finished in fifth place for the 3,000m event. With McMaster not particularly known for their indoor track season and the intense competition he was up against, this accomplishment got Drover recognized by the Marauders...

From Team Canada to Mac basketball: Jordan Henry’s journey How first-year McMaster basketball guard Jordan Henry proved those who doubted him wrong
Mar21

From Team Canada to Mac basketball: Jordan Henry’s journey How first-year McMaster basketball guard Jordan Henry proved those who doubted him wrong

Photo by Kyle West After you lose the trust of basketball coaches around Ontario University Athletics, how to do you bounce back to show them that you were worth a shot? You get named to not only the OUA All-Rookie team but the U Sports All-Rookie Team too. After just one season with the McMaster men’s basketball team, first-year guard Jordan Henry has proven a lot of naysayers wrong. Henry, like most basketball players, first...

Mac women’s basketball win their first national championship The McMaster women’s basketball team defeated the number-one ranked Rouge et Or to win the U Sports Championship
Mar14

Mac women’s basketball win their first national championship The McMaster women’s basketball team defeated the number-one ranked Rouge et Or to win the U Sports Championship

Photos C/O Noah Hoffman For the first time ever, the McMaster women’s basketball team have brought the Bronze Baby home. It has been a long time coming for Burns, but so worth the wait. The head coach has been with the Marauders for the last 29 years and has yet to win it all like she did this past weekend. Ending the regular season 21-3, the Marauders turned up the intensity and remained undefeated in the postseason. For Burns,...

A rivalry renewed: Mac heads to U Sports McMaster’s men’s volleyball team heads to Quebec City to take on a familiar foe in the U Sports National Championship
Mar14

A rivalry renewed: Mac heads to U Sports McMaster’s men’s volleyball team heads to Quebec City to take on a familiar foe in the U Sports National Championship

Photo by Kyle West After falling to the Queen’s University Gaels for the Ontario University Athletics Forsyth Cup, the McMaster men’s volleyball team are headed to the U Sports Men’s Volleyball Championships, but not exactly where they would like to be. For the first time in seven years, the Marauders are heading to nationals, not as OUA champions. Although surely grateful that they still get to compete at the national level, the...

Vanessa Matyas’ journey from McMaster to NFL Canada Bringing the NFL to Canada with Vanessa Matyas’ and how hard work and perseverance led her there
Mar07

Vanessa Matyas’ journey from McMaster to NFL Canada Bringing the NFL to Canada with Vanessa Matyas’ and how hard work and perseverance led her there

Photo by Kyle West In Canada there are no National Football League teams, so the way fans choose who they will support is by following in the footsteps of their family or friends, or by becoming in awe of a certain player that leads them to a team. For Vanessa Matyas, marketing & media manager for NFL Canada, the former is how her journey with the NFL began. Growing up Canadian, Toronto teams like the Toronto Raptors and the...