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Mac volleyball’s Jessie Nairn named OUA All-Star Missing the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, OUA All-Star Jessie Nairn discusses the women’s volleyball team’s competitive season and its bright future
Mar21

Mac volleyball’s Jessie Nairn named OUA All-Star Missing the playoffs for the first time in 15 years, OUA All-Star Jessie Nairn discusses the women’s volleyball team’s competitive season and its bright future

Photos by Kyle West After bringing home the provincial silver medal last year, McMaster’s women’s volleyball team missed the Ontario University Athletics playoffs for the first time since 2003-2004. At the end of last season, a large part of the team’s veteran players decided to move on from the program, leaving an obvious hole that needed to be filled. Jessie Nairn, a third-year commerce student, suddenly found herself as one of the...

How McMaster Athletes Care gives back to the community Providing Marauders an accessible opportunity to give back to their community and have fun doing it, McMaster Athletes Care is an important aspect of the McMaster community
Mar14

How McMaster Athletes Care gives back to the community Providing Marauders an accessible opportunity to give back to their community and have fun doing it, McMaster Athletes Care is an important aspect of the McMaster community

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives The month of March is an exciting time for Canadian university sports. Varsity teams across Canada spend most of March battling it out in arduous tournaments to bring national recognition to their university. Especially during this time of year, it is easy to get swept up in the action, focusing solely on medals won or opportunities squandered, and the human side of the athletic community can be...

OUA All-Star Passalent returns to action After recently returning from injury, 2018 OUA all-star Matt Passalent is back in the rotation of a volleyball team ready to dominate Ontario once again
Feb01

OUA All-Star Passalent returns to action After recently returning from injury, 2018 OUA all-star Matt Passalent is back in the rotation of a volleyball team ready to dominate Ontario once again

Photo by Kyle West On Jan. 20, the McMaster men’s volleyball team narrowly avoided a division-shaking upset at the hands of the bottom-of-the-division Brock University Badgers. After managing to survive the close five-set match, the Marauders found themselves ranked fifth in the country, holding onto their spot atop Ontario University Athletics West division. A large reason why the Marauders were able to survive the Badgers was thanks...

Harper and Gates catching fire as they lead women’s basketball to #5 in Canada Sitting on top of the OUA West, the women’s basketball team is stuffing the stat sheet on their way to another successful season thanks to a balanced roster
Nov29

Harper and Gates catching fire as they lead women’s basketball to #5 in Canada Sitting on top of the OUA West, the women’s basketball team is stuffing the stat sheet on their way to another successful season thanks to a balanced roster

Photos by Kyle West The women’s basketball team is off to a red-hot start this season. Currently ranked fifth in the country, the Marauders have been spreading the ball effectively all season, averaging an Ontario University Athletics-leading 19.2 assists per game, allowing several players to contribute to the team’s 7-2 record. Two of the team’s biggest contributors this season are second-year guard Sarah Gates and fifth-year forward...

Rugby’s French repeats as All-Canadian Fourth-year centre Britni French led the McMaster women’s rugby team to another OUA bronze, repeating as a Second Team All-Canadian in a strong 2018 campaign
Nov22

Rugby’s French repeats as All-Canadian Fourth-year centre Britni French led the McMaster women’s rugby team to another OUA bronze, repeating as a Second Team All-Canadian in a strong 2018 campaign

Photo C/O Rick Zazulak Entering her fourth year with the McMaster women’s rugby team, centre Britni French led a promising squad who looked to conquer Ontario University Athletics. Following a 2017 bronze medal, the hopes were high to surpass that in 2018. Part of a crop of solid senior players who have been a fixture of Marauders’ rugby for the past few seasons, the veteran centre was chosen to captain the team throughout 2018. “That...