Sports in brief

Gaels lose on Quebec road trip

The men’s lacrosse team suffered two losses against the McGill Redmen and the Bishop’s Gaiters on the weekend. Queen’s lost 13-4 to the Redmen on Saturday. Matt Erickson had two goals in the game while Garrett Quinn and Kevin Harper scored one goal each. The Gaels struggled in the second quarter when Bishop’s scored six unanswered goals in an 11-10 loss. Eriksen had seven goals and two assists in the Sunday game.

The Gaels will face the Trent Excalibur and the McGill Redmen this week.

—Kate Bascom

Men’s hockey dominates at York Invitational

The Gaels beat both the York Lions and the Toronto Varsity Blues this weekend in Toronto to win the York Lions Invitational. Queen’s opened the tournament on Saturday with a 6-2 win over York. Forward Jordan Soquila scored two goals in the game and forward Jordan Mirwaldt had four assists.

The Gaels defeated Toronto 5-2 in Sunday’s game which saw forward David Chubb score two goals. Goaltenders David Aime and Steele De Fazio split the weekend’s games.

—Kate Bascom

Women’s hockey splits games

The Gaels played teams from the Provincial Women’s Hockey League this weekend in Kingston. They were able to come up with a win against the Durham Intermediates with goals from five different players.

Women’s hockey could not achieve the same results against the Burlington Intermediates even with the help of four different scorers and came out with a 5-4 loss. The Gaels will open their season on Thanksgiving weekend in Kingston at the Memorial Centre. Game time is 8:30 p.m.

—Kate Bascom

Gael named OUA Offensive Player of the Week

Receiver Giovanni Aprile was named an OUA Player of the Week after his spectacular effort in the Gaels’ 27-25 loss to the Ottawa Gee-Gees this weekend.

Aprile had seven receptions for 179 yards and his first CIS career touchdown in the ‘Rivalry Weekend’ game on Saturday.

—Kate Bascom

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