Sports Archive: 2015

Trio chosen to compete against Canada’s juniors

Ever since he was little, Spencer Abraham has watched the World Junior Hockey Championship every winter break. This year, he has a chance to help the team he’s rooted for years; Canada’s national junior hockey team.Continue...

Therapy zone home of grim realities

Though most varsity athletes could tell you all about the various parts of the ARC, few would list the Therapy Zone as their favourite. The Therapy Zone, located on the first lower level of the ARC, is often a dreaded place for an athlete to visit. Entering its doors signifies time lost due to injury.Continue...

Wright reaches milestone

Fifth-year Jenny Wright hit the 1,000-point milestone for CIS basketball in the Gaels’ 64-61 victory over Laurier. “I honestly don’t know whether she was aware of it or not,” Head Coach Dave Wilson said. “I certainly wasn’t paying any attention to it, and Jenny wasn’t making any issue of it. She hasn’t said a thing about it, actually.”Continue...

Redmen snatch victory from Gaels

In spite of Eric Ming’s pair of goals, men’s hockey was unable to hold onto what would’ve been a historic win. After Ming’s second goal gave his team a 2-1 lead with just over nine minutes to go in the third period, the Gaels fell 3-2 after a last-minute goal by the McGill Redmen, a team they haven’t beaten since 2004.Continue...

Dakic presiding over Ontario’s courts

After playing four years of volleyball as an undergrad at York, Marko Dakic, now a first-year law student, can only play for the Gaels for one season before his eligibility ends.Continue...

Men's basketball shocks Brock

When it looked like the game was lost for the second night in a row, men’s basketball Head Coach Stephen Barrie called for a time out. Down 45-31 to the Brock Badgers — the fourth ranked team in nation — the time out came with 2:23 remaining in the second quarter.Continue...

Tables turned on women's hockey

Less than 24 hours after they claimed the top spot in the OUA, women’s hockey saw themselves humbled with a loss. The Gaels fell 4-1 to the Western Mustangs on Saturday, a night after picking up a 4-1 win over the Windsor Lancers.Continue...

Up-and-down road trip for men's hockey

Men’s hockey defenceman Spencer Abraham had mixed thoughts on his team’s performance this past weekend. “The Western game and the Guelph game were complete polar opposites,” he said, referring to the team’s 4-3 win over the Western Mustangs on Thursday followed by a 4-2 loss on Friday night to the Guelph Gryphons.Continue...

Women's volleyball coming back from slow start

After a 0-3 start to the year, women’s volleyball has begun to turn their season around.Continue...

Ranking the fall varsity teams

With three OUA championships and two national silver medals, the 2015 fall season at Queen’s was one to remember. As none of the teams had losing seasons, The Journal had a tough time deciding the final rankings.Continue...

First taste of defeat for women's basketball

After a hot start to the year, women’s basketball lost their first game of the season this weekend, putting their record at 4-1.Continue...

"Puck Cancer" fundraising game set for Saturday in honour of late student

When Jordan Coccimiglio and the men’s hockey team take the ice against McGill this Saturday, they’ll be doing so in memory of a former Queen’s student.Continue...

Glory in Guelph

With only a 24-23 lead against the Guelph Gryphons, the men’s rugby team gathered around their goalposts in the final moments of the OUA final, their season on the line.Continue...

Rollercoaster season finishes on high note

Women’s soccer fifth-place finish in the CIS National Championships marks the end of a highly successful, up-and-down season.

With their first-place standing in the OUA Final Four the...Continue...

High-intensity win

After a weekend off, women’s hockey returned to victory. With a 5-1 road win over UOIT on Saturday. The success places the Gaels’ record at 7-1-1, tying them for first in the OUA standings....Continue...

Confidence sky-high

Men’s volleyball continued their winning ways this past weekend, taking down both the Windsor Lancers (1-5) and Western Mustangs (4-2) in a convincing fashion.

The Gaels (6-1) were riding...Continue...

Northern success

Women’s basketball went on a northern Ontario road trip this past weekend, winning both Friday and Saturday’s games against Laurentian and Nipissing. These wins set the Gaels off to a good start...Continue...

Defence key to victory

Last weekend, men’s basketball continued their dominating play, taking down the Nipissing Lakers (0-4) and Laurentian Voyageurs (0-2) on the road.

In their first match-up, the Gaels (3-0)...Continue...

Tough battles on road

After going down to the wire in their final set on Friday, the women’s volleyball team pulled through on Saturday on the road.

In their first match-up, the Gaels (3-4) headed down the 401...Continue...

Gaels take sting out of Concordia

On a rare weekend with just a lone game played, men’s hockey came away with a 4-0 win over the Concordia Stingers on Friday night.Continue...

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