Sports Archive: 2009

Men’s hockey notches pair of wins at home

With two tough losses last weekend to the Windsor Lancers behind them, the men’s hockey team pulled off an 8-6 victory against the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees and finished the weekend with a 4-2 win over the Concordia Stingers Saturday night.
Head coach Brett Gibson said he wouldn’t allow Friday night’s 8-6 victory to go to the
Gaels’ heads.Continue...

Baris’s buzzer-beater bests Brock at Bartlett

Last weekend, the men’s basketball team closed out their 2009 schedule with two games against the Guelph Gryphons and the Brock Badgers.
Mitch Leger’s 20 points and 11 rebounds weren’t enough to give the Gaels the win on Friday night as they sunk 83-57 to
the Gryphons.Continue...

Athletes of the term

Athletes of the termContinue...

Women’s basketball end year with pair of wins

Last weekend, the women’s basketball team closed out the calendar year on a high note, notching two home wins against the Guelph Gryphons and
Brock Badgers.
The Gaels struggled to hold the lead in the first quarter on Friday night against the winless Gryphons, but eventually came out on
top 11-8.Continue...

Go figure, Queen’s wins gold

The figure skating team hosted the annual Queen’s Invitational tournamentContinue...

The Gaels of November remembered

The Gaels of November rememberedContinue...

Vanier Cup champs

As the Queen’s football team headed to the dressing room down 18 points after the first half of the 45th Vanier Cup, it looked as though their improbable playoff run was finally coming to an end.Continue...

Female Athlete of the Week

Female Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Male Athlete of the Week

Male Athlete of the WeekContinue...

Gaels finish 2009 on high

The men’s volleyball team closed out Bartlett Gym’s
volleyball-hosting life last weekend with a pair of wins over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams.
On Friday, the Gaels defeated the Blues in straight sets.Continue...

Women’s hockey keeps streak rolling

The women’s hockey team knocked off the Windsor Lancers and Western Mustangs on the road this weekend, extending their winning streak to three games.
The win moved the Gaels to a 9-2-1 record, maintaining their seventh-place national ranking.Continue...

Women’s volleyball close out Bartlett in style

The women’s volleyball team improved their season record
to 4-4 after winning both of their matchups this weekend against the Toronto Varsity Blues and the Ryerson Rams.
On Friday the Gaels hosted Toronto, winning in five sets.Continue...

Unhappy homecoming for men’s hockey

After a six-game road trip, the Gaels’ efforts at home went unrewarded last weekend during a two-game set against the Windsor Lancers.
With momentum from two wins last weekend at Trois-Rivières and Royal Military College, the men’s hockey team came home to Kingston looking to improve upon their .500 record.Continue...

Standing room only for Vanier

Since the early 1960s, the Vanier Cup has been held in a neutral location. It was held at the University of Toronto’s Varsity Stadium until 1988 before moving down the street to the SkyDome. It has also been held in Hamilton’s Ivor Wynne Stadium.Continue...

Queen's upsets Laval for berth in Vanier Cup

The No. 1-ranked L’Université Laval Rouge-et-Or entered today’s game as the defending Vanier Cup champions. The Gaels’ 33-30 victory secured a trip to Quebec City to compete for their first national title in 17 years.Continue...

Hands-on policy

The student section at Richardson Stadium fills slower than the section opposite it. There’s an explanatory theory alternative to assumptions that pre-game pancake-keggers are the reason. It implicates the pre-game frisk as the cause.

AMS Hospitality and Safety Director Ellen Allwright said Student Constables have jurisdiction on the student side of the stadium during games that are projected to draw high-volume attendance.Continue...

Sports in brief

Queen’s swimmers only collected 633.5 points against stiff competition in Guelph this past weekend, finishing behind the McMaster Marauders, the University of Toronto Varsity Blues, the Guelph Gryphons and the Laurentian Lakers. The women’s team placed fifth and the men finished at fourth.Continue...

Female Athlete of the Week

Last weekend, fourth-year post Erin Skippon recorded two solid performances, leading her team to victory against the Waterloo Warriors and the Wilfred Laurier Golden Hawks.

Against Waterloo, she scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds. Against Laurier she recorded 22 points and added nine rebounds.Continue...

Male Athlete of the Week

Finding his team in an all too familiar spot, Chris Barrett, third year wing on the men’s rugby team, wouldn’t let history repeat itself. Over the past two seasons, Barrett had seen his team come up short in the finals twice, and would not let his team fall for a third straight year.Continue...

Queen’s finally wins its rugby crown

Two years ago, the men’s rugby team only lost one game all season but fell to the Brock Badgers in the OUA Final. Last season, they finished their season at 5-0-1 and lost in the finals to the McMaster Marauders. This year, the Gaels won all 10 games they played, going a perfect 8-0 during the regular season before winning their first Turner Trophy since 2001 with a win over the Western Mustangs last Saturday.Continue...

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