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Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.
Nov29

Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.

Photo by Kyle West By: Coby Zucker With the departure of veteran outside hitter Brandon Koppers after capping out his eligibility last season, a void was created in the McMaster men’s volleyball team. Starting the season with a blistering 6-1 record, it’s safe to say the Marauders are managing well enough, thanks in part to the dependable play of third-year setter, David Doty. Recognition was quick to come to Doty, who received the...

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...

From Mac to the NBA: Meghan McPeak’s journey in broadcasting How Meghan McPeak went from calling McMaster basketball games to becoming a trailblazer in NBA broadcasting history
Nov29

From Mac to the NBA: Meghan McPeak’s journey in broadcasting How Meghan McPeak went from calling McMaster basketball games to becoming a trailblazer in NBA broadcasting history

Photo C/O Alexandra Vergyris When Meghan McPeak first picked up a basketball as a young girl, like a lot of basketball-loving kids, professional dreams were soon on her mind. Growing up with a family who watched and played sports, a father who played baseball and a brother who played basketball, baseball and soccer, sports were destined to be a part of McPeak’s life. Being a tall kid growing up, a friend of McPeak’s encouraged her to...

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule
Nov29

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule

Photo by Kyle West As December and the holidays approach, so does exam season. And for McMaster student-athletes, that means hitting the books and taking a step back from the athlete side of things. But as November comes to a close, there are still a few more games Mac fans can check out. Basketball Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on the York University Lions this Friday at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. The women are ranked No. 5 in...

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...

Marauders changing the face of men’s health Diving into the McMaster men’s rugby team’s Movember campaign as they strive to change the face of men’s health alongside other Marauders
Nov22

Marauders changing the face of men’s health Diving into the McMaster men’s rugby team’s Movember campaign as they strive to change the face of men’s health alongside other Marauders

Photo from Silhouette Photo Archives By: Adriana Skaljin For the past five years, the McMaster men’s rugby team has been running their own Movember campaign, raising money for men’s health initiatives. Last year, the team collectively raised around $6,100, motivating them to increase their goal for 2018 to $7,000. The Movember Foundation is the leading charity that focuses on men’s health. They focus on issues such as prostate cancer,...