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Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.
Nov29

Men’s volleyball’s Doty on their blazing-hot start and team leadership Coming off a blazing-hot start, third-year setter David Doty talks about maintaining the competitive mindset, new team leadership and his own role on the team.

Photo by Kyle West By: Coby Zucker With the departure of veteran outside hitter Brandon Koppers after capping out his eligibility last season, a void was created in the McMaster men’s volleyball team. Starting the season with a blistering 6-1 record, it’s safe to say the Marauders are managing well enough, thanks in part to the dependable play of third-year setter, David Doty. Recognition was quick to come to Doty, who received the...

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule
Nov29

Taking care of business before the break Here is everything you need to know about the Marauders’ end-of-year schedule

Photo by Kyle West As December and the holidays approach, so does exam season. And for McMaster student-athletes, that means hitting the books and taking a step back from the athlete side of things. But as November comes to a close, there are still a few more games Mac fans can check out. Basketball Both the men’s and women’s teams will take on the York University Lions this Friday at 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. The women are ranked No. 5 in...

Women’s volleyball adjusting well to a fresh roster The McMaster women’s volleyball team discusses their adjustment to having new athletes in leadership roles, in order to achieve their goal of winning OUA gold
Nov15

Women’s volleyball adjusting well to a fresh roster The McMaster women’s volleyball team discusses their adjustment to having new athletes in leadership roles, in order to achieve their goal of winning OUA gold

Photos by Kyle West By: Adriana Skaljin The McMaster women’s volleyball team is off to a unique start, having introduced several new players following key departures from last season, including several Ontario University Athletics all-stars. As opposed to becoming discouraged by the challenge of adjusting to a new roster, the Marauders have established a positive approach to this season. “We’re working our way to rebuild some missing...

Weekend warriors A quick recap of this past weekend’s on-the-court leaders
Nov15

Weekend warriors A quick recap of this past weekend’s on-the-court leaders

Photo by Kyle West Sarah Gates, women’s basketball It was a big weekend up north for the second-year guard. In the first of the women’s team’s two weekend contests, Gates led the team in scoring with a career 24 points in their 91-44 beat down against the Nipissing University Lakers. The next night, she did it again, bringing in another 24 points to help the team win a much closer game against the Laurentian University Voyageurs. Her...

What you need to know for this volleyball season As the men’s and women’s volleyball teams kick off their 2018-2019 campaign, here’s what you need to know about each program as they dominate Canadian volleyball
Nov08

What you need to know for this volleyball season As the men’s and women’s volleyball teams kick off their 2018-2019 campaign, here’s what you need to know about each program as they dominate Canadian volleyball

Photos from Silhouette Photo Archives This is the most exciting time of the year for sports fans; everything is happening all at once. The one downside of having such a large concentration of sports is that it can be tough to keep up with everything going on. Just like the pros, action in Ontario University Athletics is very much underway. Lost in the fervour of the stellar play of the women’s soccer team behind U Sports Athlete of...

Finding his wings OUA All-Rookie Bennett Swan reflects on finding his footing at the university level, his love for volleyball and what makes McMaster special
Mar29

Finding his wings OUA All-Rookie Bennett Swan reflects on finding his footing at the university level, his love for volleyball and what makes McMaster special

By: Ryan Tse It was not always clear for Bennett Swan that he could reach the heights he did this year as an individual and as part of McMaster’s men’s volleyball team. The 6’7” middle from Oakville professed that he was not the best volleyball player growing up in elementary school, though he was aided by favourable genetics. “I was really bad when I started — but I was tall, so that was a good place to start,” Swan said. Swan has...