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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...

How soccer’s Stoyanov is giving back to the McMaster community OUA West Community Service Award winner Yordan Stoyanov sets a strong example of what it means to be a leader

Photo C/O Fraser Caldwell For many players, the reach of sports extends far beyond the lines painted on the field. This is definitely the case for fourth-year midfielder Yordan Stoyanov of the men’s soccer team, who was awarded the Ontario University Athletics West Community Service Award. “It feels nice to be recognized for something… I was doing because I wanted to just give back to the community, help out,” Stoyanov said....

What you need to know for this volleyball season As the men’s and women’s volleyball teams kick off their 2018-2019 campaign, here’s what you need to know about each program as they dominate Canadian volleyball
Nov08

What you need to know for this volleyball season As the men’s and women’s volleyball teams kick off their 2018-2019 campaign, here’s what you need to know about each program as they dominate Canadian volleyball

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives This is the most exciting time of the year for sports fans; everything is happening all at once. The one downside of having such a large concentration of sports is that it can be tough to keep up with everything going on. Just like the pros, action in Ontario University Athletics is very much underway. Lost in the fervour of the stellar play of the women’s soccer team behind U Sports Athlete of...

Rugby’s Richardson talks career and team’s development Fourth-year rugby player Mitchell Richardson details his time on the McMaster men’s rugby team and how the program is set up to take over the province
Nov08

Rugby’s Richardson talks career and team’s development Fourth-year rugby player Mitchell Richardson details his time on the McMaster men’s rugby team and how the program is set up to take over the province

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives Rugby season at McMaster is officially over. As teams pack up their cleats, it’s time to assess their past season and plan for the challenges ahead. For the Marauders’ men’s rugby team, the 2018 season ends without a medal, despite coming off an Ontario University Athletics Bronze Medal last year. However, that does not mean this season was a failure for the program, as there were several changes...