Sports in brief.

Rugby beats out Brock for bronze

The men’s rugby team closed out their season on a high note, beating the Brock Badgers 29-20 in Markham for the OUA bronze medal.

The Badgers started the game out strong by taking a 10-0 lead but the Gaels countered to take a 12-10 lead before halftime. The Gaels would need more points in the second to maintain their lead. Tries from Dan Moor and Hank McQueen solidified the win.

McQueen, who finished with 10 points, was named the man of the match for his two tries in the second half and his defensive effort.

Lauri Kytömaa

Cross country runs through Sherbrooke

The Queen’s cross country team competed in Sherbrooke for the CIS championships this past weekend.

Gaels runners Matt Hulse and Leah Larocque both posted personal best finishes at the event. Hulse finished in 13th in the 10km race with a time of 33 minutes and 15 seconds to help give the men’s team a fifth place finish.

Larocque finished in 16th in the women’s five km race with a time of 19 minutes and four seconds to help bring the Gaels a ninth place team finish.

The other top finishers were Clay Patterson who finished 25th in the men’s 10km race and Grace Keenleyside with a 28th finish in the women’s five km race.

Lauri Kytömaa

Women’s volleyball splits the weekend

The women’s volleyball team lost their first game of the season at the ARC on Friday against York but rebounded on Saturday against Ryerson.

The match against the Lions was a tough five setter with the sets going 19-25, 25-20, 21-25, 25-23, 16-18.

There was less tension in the next match against the Ryerson Rams. The Gaels dominated them in three sets taking the game 25-12, 25-18, 25-21.

Lauri Kytömaa

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