Mac’s Olivvya Chow leaves her mark at 2017 OUA championships The fourth-year swimmer claimed six medals at the provincial championship
Feb17

Mac’s Olivvya Chow leaves her mark at 2017 OUA championships The fourth-year swimmer claimed six medals at the provincial championship

By: Eamon Hillis After three long days of competition at the University of Toronto, fourth-year swimmer Olivvya Chow walked away from the pool with six Ontario University Athletic championship medals. This remarkable performance put Chow in the discussion for 2017 OUA Swimmer of the Year, and cemented her place as one of the elite backstroke specialists in the country. Her OUA medal total includes gold in the 50m breaststroke with a...

When life doesn’t give you lemons Fourth-year Joanna Jedrzejewska’s path to volleyball success is the fruit of constant determination to overcome the obstacles of life
Feb16

When life doesn’t give you lemons Fourth-year Joanna Jedrzejewska’s path to volleyball success is the fruit of constant determination to overcome the obstacles of life

By: Camila Stupecka Born and raised in Hamilton, fourth-year outside hitter Joanna Jedrzejewska shines on the court with her motivating attitude and impressive volleyball skill. But like anything, the spark has to start somewhere small. Jedrzejewska, along with her brother, fourth-year libero Pawel, have always played competitively in a variety of sports. Her passion for volleyball was first inspired by watching her older brother,...

The battle against adversity Connor Gilmore and David McCulloch shine during the Marauders’ bumpy season
Feb09

The battle against adversity Connor Gilmore and David McCulloch shine during the Marauders’ bumpy season

By: Justin Parker The up and down season for the McMaster men’s basketball team continues, as they dropped a rough 83-62 decision to the Waterloo Warriors on Feb. 4. Despite David McCulloch’s 13 points, the Marauders struggled to contain the Warrirors on defence, allowing Waterloo to outscore them in every quarter. Poor shooting efforts kept the Marauders off the scoreboard multiple times throughout the game, shooting 32.9 per cent...

Fighting to the finish The McMaster men’s volleyball prove time and time again that hard work pays off
Feb02

Fighting to the finish The McMaster men’s volleyball prove time and time again that hard work pays off

By: Camila Stupecka The McMaster men’s volleyball team has proved to be a strong, skilled team this season, so it is no surprise that head coach Dave Preston is happy with the performance of the team. Currently unbeaten in University Sports competition, the team is heading into the playoffs confident and full of anticipation. Preston sees how the team is doing, but knows they can do more. “Am I happy? Yes. But not satisfied, yet,”...

Leadership, maturity and versatility Fourth-year guard Rohan Boney leads the Marauders through a tough schedule and a transitional season
Feb02

Leadership, maturity and versatility Fourth-year guard Rohan Boney leads the Marauders through a tough schedule and a transitional season

By: Justin Parker The McMaster men’s basketball team had a rough week in Toronto, losing 99-77 against Ryerson on Wednesday, followed by a tight defensive battle on Saturday at the University of Toronto that ended with the Varsity Blues coming out on top 65-57. Their shooting woes came due to the missing presence of the team’s leading facilitator Rohan Boney, who missed both games due to an ankle injury. During a transitional year for...