More than just student-athletes With the school year winding down, three Marauders are using their platforms as student-athletes to make a positive impact in their community
Apr06

More than just student-athletes With the school year winding down, three Marauders are using their platforms as student-athletes to make a positive impact in their community

For swimmer and fourth-year biology student Victoria Giglio, staying busy is just a way of life. “I find that by keeping busy and doing multiple things, it helps me take a break from a previous task, said Giglio. “If I am feeling overwhelmed, it allows me return to something with a better mindset.” The coach of the Dundas Seahawks Special Olympics swim team, a Mac Athletes Care executive and a Physical Activity Centre for Excellence...

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...

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...

Mac swimmer ends career with CIS gold Konrad Bald just missed out on winning gold in 2014
Mar05

Mac swimmer ends career with CIS gold Konrad Bald just missed out on winning gold in 2014

By: Barkev Sivazlian In the last event of the season, the gold medal that has evaded McMaster’s Konrad Bald has finally been brought home. Bald, a fifth-year engineering student, captured the gold medal at the 2015 CIS Swimming Championship in the 50m breaststroke. Bald’s gold medal performance time was 28.46 seconds. In what was the last event of the year, the championship represented a final opportunity for the McMaster swimming...

Siek-ing success
Mar06

Siek-ing success

Coming off of a whirlwind weekend of success for the Marauder swim team, it is no surprise that Head Coach Andrew Cole was thrilled to sit down and talk about his team’s success this season. With so many elements leading to his team’s success, and so much promising skills to discuss, there was one name in particular that Coach Cole couldn’t help but mention when talking about his swimmers. That name was Martyn Siek, whose improvements...

Marauders make a splash at nationals
Feb26

Marauders make a splash at nationals

Every member of the Marauders swim team stepped up at CIS Nationals, and brought the team to a record-breaking fourth-place finish overall.