Queen's Athletics

Cracking down and westward bound

Varsity athletes are on a very short leash.Continue...

Athletes’ attitudes shifting

Varsity athlete culture is undergoing a fundamental face-lift.Continue...

Queen’s hosts volleyball nationals

Men’s volleyball coach Brenda Willis measures her career
in benchmarks. In 1987, she took over a team that hadn’t won a provincial title in 15 years and played its home games in the smallest gym at the now-defunct PEC.Continue...

Track team struggles after demotion

One of Queen’s oldest athletics programs has lost over half its members in the span of a year.
In September 2010, the track and field program was officially demoted to a Varsity Club. Since then, the team has shrunk from 91 athletes to 44, the coaching staff has dropped from four to two and the field portion of the program has been abolished.Continue...

Athletics signs streaming deal with QTV

Queen’s Athletics will webcast home games online for the first time this Saturday — but it won’t use the network that other
schools use.Continue...

Olympic hopefuls flock to Queen’s

Dreams of becoming a Canadian Olympic athlete aren’t as lofty as they once seemed.

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Callender ‘honored’to wear Maple Leaf at FISU tournament

When Laura Callender found out she was selected to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade this coming August, she felt a myriad of emotions. While taken aback by the announcement, she was simultaneously thrilled for the exciting challenge.Continue...

Abraham nets second NHL shot

Although Hockey Canada listed the odds of making it to the NHL as a Canadian-born prospect as 4000-1, Queen’s defenceman, Spencer Abraham, hopes to bend the trend in his favour.Continue...

Women’s Hockey lands pair of transfers from down south

When deciding where’s the best fit for a student athlete, one of the biggest questions is whether to cross the border or not. For two of Queen’s newest women’s hockey players, the decision to go to the United States has brought them back home.Continue...

De Goede putting in double time

It’s no secret varsity athletes have difficulties striking a balance between their sport, academics and being social.Continue...

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