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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,...

Basketball coach Tatham reflects on facing his old team Head coach Patrick Tatham reflects on changes, wins and losses and facing old friends
Nov22

Basketball coach Tatham reflects on facing his old team Head coach Patrick Tatham reflects on changes, wins and losses and facing old friends

Photos by Kyle West Marauders basketball has been off to a great start this season. With a fresh new team and home opener win, things were starting to look up when the McMaster men’s basketball team defeated the nationally-ranked Brock University Badgers, giving them a 3-0 record. This success is a result of head coach Patrick Tatham’s 2018-19 season changes. After having a slow start to the 2017 season losing nine games straight,...

Meet the McMaster wrestling team Discussing the nationally-ranked women’s wrestling team with stand-out medal-winners Ligaya Stinellis and Simi Jayeoba
Nov22

Meet the McMaster wrestling team Discussing the nationally-ranked women’s wrestling team with stand-out medal-winners Ligaya Stinellis and Simi Jayeoba

Photo C/O @mcmaswrestling This weekend, the McMaster wrestling team headed to the York University Open, and two Marauders came home with one more medal than they came with. Rookie Ligaya Stinellis took home her second divisional gold of the season and second-year Simi Jayeoba took home silver. We caught up with the two Marauders after their victorious weekend below: The Silhouette: What year and program are you in? Ligaya: First year,...

What it takes to be Canada’s leading scorer with All-Canadian Steph Roberts Steph Robert’s outstanding fourth season leads the McMaster women’s soccer team to nationals for the first time since 1997
Nov15

What it takes to be Canada’s leading scorer with All-Canadian Steph Roberts Steph Robert’s outstanding fourth season leads the McMaster women’s soccer team to nationals for the first time since 1997

Photo by Kyle West Steph Roberts’ fourth season on the McMaster women’s soccer team was nothing short of spectacular. She ended the Ontario University Athletics regular season leading the nation with 14 goals in 16 regular season conference games, adding two OUA athlete of the week awards, an OUA First-Team All-Star nod and U Sports October Female athlete of the month to her accolades on the season. ICYMI: Stephanie Roberts ⚽️...

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....