A tale of two seasons As the men’s basketball team gains momentum just in time for the post-season, starting forward Matt Quiring reflects on a season of ups and downs
Feb15

A tale of two seasons As the men’s basketball team gains momentum just in time for the post-season, starting forward Matt Quiring reflects on a season of ups and downs

In an interesting season that has seen its fair share of ups and downs, the men’s basketball team has not seen much consistency. However, there is one consistent player who has donned the maroon since pre-season tipped off. Third-year forward Matt Quiring is the only player on the Marauders to start every possible game this season, playing in one more game than guard Kareem Collins. “Just trying to stay consistent and stay in the...

Born to run In only his second season at Mac, long-distance specialist Sergio Raez Villanueva has already made a name for himself in the national track community
Feb08

Born to run In only his second season at Mac, long-distance specialist Sergio Raez Villanueva has already made a name for himself in the national track community

For the fans who frequent the Marauders website, one name has continued to appear on the front page throughout the school year. No, it is not a point guard, an outside hitter or a quarterback. It is Sergio Raez Villanueva. Villanueva is a rising star on the cross-country and track team at McMaster, and since arriving at McMaster from McGill following an illness, his name has been hard to miss. The second-year biology major earned his...

Harper steps forward After the departure of star player Danielle Boiago, Linnaea Harper is one of a few key players leading the women’s basketball team in competing for gold once again
Feb01

Harper steps forward After the departure of star player Danielle Boiago, Linnaea Harper is one of a few key players leading the women’s basketball team in competing for gold once again

Once again, the women’s basketball team is securely in the U Sports top 10, maintaining their ranking throughout the season. The Marauders’ program is usually a stalwart in the national rankings, but this year looks a little different than those in recent memory. Entering the 2017-2018 season, the Mac women found themselves without their top scorer and one of the most dominant basketball players in the country, Danielle Boiago. The...

Back in action After gaining back their fifth-year starter Aleks Arsovic, the women’s volleyball team looks better than ever as they head into the second half of the season
Jan26

Back in action After gaining back their fifth-year starter Aleks Arsovic, the women’s volleyball team looks better than ever as they head into the second half of the season

Crossing the mid-point of the 2017-2018 season, the McMaster women’s volleyball team find themselves sitting alone atop the Ontario University Athletics West division. With six other teams in the West vying for the number one spot, the Marauders continue to execute their game plan in each contest, dominating their opponents. After a close loss to start the season, the Mac women have rattled off 10 consecutive wins, leaving the Ryerson...

Long time running As the Mac cross-country team shifts to their winter season, track star Erin Mawhinney details her race prep and what leads to the program’s success
Jan18

Long time running As the Mac cross-country team shifts to their winter season, track star Erin Mawhinney details her race prep and what leads to the program’s success

By any measure, the McMaster cross-country team had a good outdoor season, consistently placing in the top 10 of the tournaments they attended. They ultimately capped off their season with a fourth-place finish for the men and a seventh-place finish for the women at the U Sports national championship in Victoria, British Columbia. The team now looks to build on that earlier success this coming winter term. Cross-country is a unique...