Tweedle focused on Ottawa After taking home a bronze medal at nationals, track and field star Jeff Tweedle now sets his sights on the Canadian Track and Field Championships in July
Apr06

Tweedle focused on Ottawa After taking home a bronze medal at nationals, track and field star Jeff Tweedle now sets his sights on the Canadian Track and Field Championships in July

By: Eamon Hillis When a season comes to an end, and an athlete is forced to reflect, the sense of accomplishment or failure they feel is often determined solely by the outcome of a single championship event. For McMaster’s Jeff Tweedle, this event was the U Sports Indoor Track and Field Championships in Edmonton, Alberta between March 9-11. Tweedle qualified in both the 1000m and 1500m, and entered the meet as a top-three seed in both...

Finish line in sight for Mac seniors Jeff Tweedle and Kaitlyn Pansegrau reflect on their respective journeys to track and field success
Feb02

Finish line in sight for Mac seniors Jeff Tweedle and Kaitlyn Pansegrau reflect on their respective journeys to track and field success

By: Eamon Hillis In distance running, perhaps more than any other sport, victory is not achieved by chance. The sport has demonstrated time again that talent is a trifle, and that those who are able to remain steadfast in their training will inevitably rise to the top. On this year’s McMaster track roster, two athletes exemplify this idea: Jeff Tweedle and Kaitlyn Pansegrau. Tweedle and Pansegrau are fifth-year seniors who specialize...

Cross Country brings home bronze No. 4 McMaster cross country looks ahead to the CIS Championships after attaining bronze medals at the OUA Championships
Nov05

Cross Country brings home bronze No. 4 McMaster cross country looks ahead to the CIS Championships after attaining bronze medals at the OUA Championships

For the first time in McMaster cross country history, both the men’s and women’s teams found a place on the podium together. With the team points and finish times noted, both teams ranked third overall and received bronze medals at the OUA Championships in Waterloo. The men’s team repeated as OUA bronze medalists while the women’s position on the podium was more of an upset. Team captain Maddy McDonald led the way by finishing 16th...

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...

Tweedle runs at first-ever CIS race After a season of highs and lows, Tweedle managed to prevail as the lone Marauder on the National stage
Mar26

Tweedle runs at first-ever CIS race After a season of highs and lows, Tweedle managed to prevail as the lone Marauder on the National stage

Despite an injury-plagued end to the track season, Jeff Tweedle is more than happy with its outcome. The third-year Civil Engineering student was the lone Marauder to race in the CIS championships in Windsor earlier this month, and prior to that he became the McMaster record-holder in the men’s 1000m in emphatic fashion. The Hamilton native achieved the result at the Boston University Valentine Invitational, where he laid waste to a...

From the track to the turf Med school hopeful Laura Morrison decided to switch sports from track to rugby in her fourth year, and is already among the best in the province
Mar19

From the track to the turf Med school hopeful Laura Morrison decided to switch sports from track to rugby in her fourth year, and is already among the best in the province

As a fourth-year Health Sciences student, Laura Morrison had only ever watched one rugby match. Prior to her time as an athlete for the Marauders rugby team, Morrison was a varsity track and cross country standout, a golfer, a hockey and soccer player, a badminton star, and even had a stint in ballet. But after years of trying and succeeding at virtually every sport she has played or taken part in, it’s safe to say Morrison has...