The Tatham takeover Meet head coach Patrick Tatham
Oct05

The Tatham takeover Meet head coach Patrick Tatham

Basketball started early this year for the men’s team as they saw some preseason non-conference action during the Marauders’ homecoming festivities. These games offered an opportunity for the Marauders to debut several new players along with the Marauders’ brand new head coach Patrick Tatham. Coach Tatham arrived in Hamilton early this May and has been working hard behind the scenes ever since. “I always said if I was going to leave...

Support on and off the court At the annual CIBC Run for the Cure, the women’s basketball team once again gathered to show support for their coach and countless others affected by cancer
Oct05

Support on and off the court At the annual CIBC Run for the Cure, the women’s basketball team once again gathered to show support for their coach and countless others affected by cancer

By: Griffin Marsh Sometimes the events of life are larger and more important than any sports result and our sporting communities take these as opportunities to show support and care for one another. For the McMaster women’s basketball team, the CIBC Run for the Cure, held on Oct. 1 this year, has come to represent something more than their basketball and university lives. It now represents family, community and strength. This story...

McMaster Hall of Fame A moment during homecoming weekend took time to recognize four past Marauders who excelled in their time at McMaster
Oct04

McMaster Hall of Fame A moment during homecoming weekend took time to recognize four past Marauders who excelled in their time at McMaster

On Sept. 29, McMaster Athletics inducted four McMaster University alumni athletes into the McMaster Athletics Hall of Fame: Football: Kwame Aidoo, ’05 Men’s Rugby: Aaron Carpenter, ’07 Women’s Golf: Katie (McIntyre) Schmidt, ’05 Women’s Basketball: Chiara Rocca, ’07 The 34th annual induction ceremony and dinner was an intimate gathering held in the Therese Quigley Sport Hall in the David...

The last month and a day The end of May and June brought lots of news and changes related to McMaster’s programs
Jul06

The last month and a day The end of May and June brought lots of news and changes related to McMaster’s programs

May 31 – Women’s lacrosse Brandan Sweeney, who served as an assistant coach with the McMaster men’s lacrosse team since 2011, was named the head coach of the women’s lacrosse team. He formerly served as the head coach of Queen’s team starting in 2004 while completing his master’s degree. Winning the OUA Coach of the Year award in 2005, the first Gaels coach to win the honour, his success continued for multiple years there and for a...

Tatham time for men’s basketball The 2016 Coach of the Year brings his talents to Mac
Jun01

Tatham time for men’s basketball The 2016 Coach of the Year brings his talents to Mac

The results speak for themselves. After being added as an assistant coach in 2010 to the Ryerson Rams, the team achieved consistent Ontario University Athletics Final Four and Quarter-Finals appearances. The Rams continued to surpass high expectations when he served as interim head coach in 2015-16 to win the Rams’ first Wilson Cup title as OUA champions. U SPORTS, known as Canadian Interuniversity Sport at the time, awarded him the...

Proud to be a Marauder A look back at the collegiate career of veteran guard Vanessa Pickard, who stands as the model of perserverance and courage
Mar31

Proud to be a Marauder A look back at the collegiate career of veteran guard Vanessa Pickard, who stands as the model of perserverance and courage

If you have ever watched an award ceremony at the end of the season, you know it is not the champions that stir up the most emotion of the night. The Most Valuable Player might get the most applause, but it’s always another title that bring fans to their feet. The Tracey Macleod Award was established to recognize a university athlete displaying ‘courage overcoming adversity.’ For the first time since 2008, and the second time in the...

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