Sports in Brief

The second-ranked women’s soccer team and tenth-ranked men’s soccer team start their playoff runs Saturday at Richardson Stadium. The women’s team will be hosting the Carleton Ravens at noon while the men’s side will also host the Ravens at 2:15 p.m.
The second-ranked women’s soccer team and tenth-ranked men’s soccer team start their playoff runs Saturday at Richardson Stadium. The women’s team will be hosting the Carleton Ravens at noon while the men’s side will also host the Ravens at 2:15 p.m.
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Queen's rowing takes bronze at OUAs

The men's and women's rowing teams travelled to St. Catharines on Saturday to compete in the OUA championships. The teams had high hopes for a repeat of last year's double-victory, but both finished in 3rd place.

The women's team finished with 63 points, trailing the University of Western Ontario (98 points) and Brock University (93 points). The men's side saw a similar result, with Queen's 73 points falling behind Western's 80 points and Brock's 78 points.

26 Queen’s rowers head to Montreal to participate in the national championships tomorrow and Sunday.

—Craig Draeger

Field hockey receives star treatment

Field hockey forward Emily Newton and sweep Mary-Anne Reid received second-team OUA All-Star honours this week.

Newton led the team in scoring, registering four goals, an assist and a corner over the course of the season.

Reid only notched one goal this season, but is the Gaels’ defensive leader. She was a second-team All-Star last season, too.

—Amrit Ahluwalia

Four women’s rugby players named All-Stars

Four women’s rugby players were named Russel Division All-Stars this week. The division’s leading scorer, fullback Andrea Wadsworth, led the Gaels’ charge into the record books having completed her first full regular season. Winger Karlye Wong, scrum-half Susan Heald and winger Jocelyn Poirer also received All-Star nominations.

—Amrit Ahluwalia

Women’s water polo beats Lions

The women’s water polo team picked up their first win in more than a year last weekend as they beat the York Lions 9-8 at the PEC.

Shannel Rajan scored five of the Gaels’ nine goals.

—Amrit Ahluwalia

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