One year later with Glen McMaster Athletics director Glen Grunwald chats about his successes and memories after completing his first year with the department
Oct08

One year later with Glen McMaster Athletics director Glen Grunwald chats about his successes and memories after completing his first year with the department

With his first year as Athletic Director in the books, Glen Grunwald reflects on a successful year for McMaster Athletics. Various championship banners finding their place on the walls of the David Braley Athletic Centre and corporate partnership announcements continue to place McMaster sports amongst the best in the country. Grunwald is no stranger to the world of sports. He has previously served as general manager for the Toronto...

Clean sheets for Mac Soccer Forward Stefan Scholz had a stellar debut performance, scoring two goals from a 3-0 win over the Waterloo Warriors
Sep24

Clean sheets for Mac Soccer Forward Stefan Scholz had a stellar debut performance, scoring two goals from a 3-0 win over the Waterloo Warriors

By: Charlie Coe On Sunday, Sept. 20, the Marauders soccer team defeated the Waterloo Warriors with a score of 3-0. The team is now on the road to record their fifth clean sheet—games where their opponents were unable to score a point—of the season. In the 40th minute, midfielder Marco Gennaccaro put a goal on the board for the Marauders. The other two came soon after from forward Stefan Scholz. The most intriguing narrative to have...

Women’s Soccer Starts Season on Good Foot The women’s soccer team is 2-1-1. Here is a short recap of their games so far.
Sep10

Women’s Soccer Starts Season on Good Foot The women’s soccer team is 2-1-1. Here is a short recap of their games so far.

With injuries hindering the success of the women’s soccer team for seasons in the past, the youth and health of the team shows a promising future for the Marauders. 17 first year players and more than half of the roster has been added, and a fresh group of athletes have been injected into a team that had playoff dreams cut short at the hands of injuries. Three regular games into the season and a current record of 2-1-1 shows that...

Marauders win silver at nationals
Nov13

Marauders win silver at nationals

By: Tom Lewis McMaster men’s soccer ended their season on a high, taking silver at the CIS National Championships in Charlottetown, P.E.I. The York Lions underlined their status as Canada’s strongest university side with a 1-0 win in the tournament’s last game, but the Marauders gave a good account of themselves in the first all OUA final since 2002. York completed the rare treble, winning the league table, league championship and...

Marauders finish second in OUA Mac beats Ryerson in semis, punches ticket to national championship
Nov06

Marauders finish second in OUA Mac beats Ryerson in semis, punches ticket to national championship

By: Tom Lewis The Marauders made the best of their OUA Final Four tie on Saturday, Nov. 1 against Ryerson, but ultimately dispatched the Rams side on penalties to qualify for this week’s national championships in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. While Mac may have missed out on the OUA gold medal, losing 2-0 to West Division champions York, qualifying for the nationals will allow Dino Perri’s maroon-clad charges to test themselves...

Mac strikers ready for playoffs What are they doing to prepare for the national championship?
Oct23

Mac strikers ready for playoffs What are they doing to prepare for the national championship?

By: Tom Lewis Two wins over OUA West Division whipping boys Algoma last weekend capped an impressive tilt at the Blackwood Trophy for McMaster men’s soccer, and spirits are high as they head into the playoffs. Over two fixtures, the Marauders struck twelve goals past a hapless Algoma defence, conceding just two in reply. Those victories earned Mac a strong finish to the OUA West Division, with eleven wins, three draws and two defeats...