Sports in Brief

Squash teams open seasons

The Queen’s women’s squash team opened their regular season in the Eastern Sectionals, a tournament between McGill, the University of Toronto and Queen’s. The competition was hosted by McGill.

The Gaels’ first contest was against the defending provincial champions, the University of
Toronto Varsity Blues. The teams split the matches 3-3, but because Toronto won the meeting of each
school’s top ranked player, the Varsity Blues won the match-up The Gaels then played McGill, winning all six matches to take second place in the tournament.

The men’s team continued their exhibition play with a tournament in Canton, N.Y., hosted by St.
Lawrence University. Queen’s, St. Lawrence and Middlebury University competed.

Missing three of their top four players, Queen’s went 5-5 against both schools.

In the American system, only the top nine individual finishes are counted, and the Gaels finished in
third place. Queen’s will be hosting the Eastern Sectionals tomorrow, with matches at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the squash courts in the PEC.

Gaels wrestle away victories

The men’s and women’s wrestling teams travelled to Toronto last weekend to compete in the Toronto
Open. The Gaels looked to build on their performance at the McMaster open, where they finished
eighth overall.

In Toronto Eric Bertrand won the bronze medal in the 130 kilogram class and Shannon Mullins, the
2005 provincial silver medalist in the 55 kilogram event, won a bronze medal for the Queen’s women.
Gael Chris Levy finished fifth in the 54 kilogram event.

—Brennan Leong

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