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Soccer Gaels win two, clinch first and second

The men’s and women’s soccer teams each racked up three wins in four days last weekend, putting them both in good positions as they head into the playoffs.

The women’s head coach, Dave McDowell, was equally positive about his team’s play, but added that the playoffs are a new season.Continue...

Men’s rugby advance to playoffs

The men’s rugby team heads into the playoffs riding a three-game winning streak after wins against Toronto and RMC last weekend. The Gaels didn’t give up a single point, beating RMC 65-0 and Toronto 46-0.

Although they were playing easier opponents, flanker Spencer Cameron said that the RMC game helped prepare them for the playoffs.Continue...

Volleyball starts strong

The men’s volleyball team opened its season last Friday with a four-set win over the Windsor Lancers at home in Bartlett Gym.

Defence was the name of the game as both sides struggled to find a good offensive rhythm.

The two teams split the first two sets, but the Gaels took the final two to win the match 25-20, 24- 26, 25-15, 25-20.Continue...

Football dives into playoffs

For some, Thursday’s brief snowfall may have been nothing more than a soggy reminder of the impending change of season. But for head football coach Pat Sheahan there could have been no better omen.Continue...

Athletes of the Week

As a goaltender, Erin Bickerton’s role is typically to guard the defensive end of the pool. Last weekend, however, she proved she is also a threat on the offensive end.

Bickerton, PhysEd ’08, scored the game-winning goal for the Gaels’ water polo team in a 9-8 victory over the Carleton Ravens last Sunday in Ottawa.Continue...

Fencers on form at home

Over 280 fencers competed in the 30th annual Queen’s Invitational Fencing Tournament, held Oct. 14-15.

Queen’s top results came in the foil competition.

Nicole See-Too earned a fifth-place finish in a field of 49 fencers in the women’s foil and Ashley Chin placed 16th in the same event. Ryan Nelson placed seventh out of 56 entrants in the men’s foil.Continue...

Lacrosse squeaks by Carleton

The men’s lacrosse team fought back from a seven-goal deficit to win 17-16 in overtime against Carleton last Sunday. The win is the first for the Gaels, who needed the victory to keep their playoff hopes alive.Continue...

Hockey splits doubleheader

The women’s hockey team split a pair of games against Western to open their season in London last weekend. The Gaels lost their league opener 2-1 despite holding a 1-0 lead going into the third period and outshooting the Mustangs 18- 7 in the final frame.Continue...

Losing streak ends with win at York

The football team ended its four-game losing streak with a 16-14 overtime win against the York Lions in Toronto last Saturday.

With the team’s playoff hopes on the line going into the match-up, defensive co-ordinator Pat Tracey said consistency and simplicity were key components of the Gaels’ game plan.Continue...

Hockey winless in opening weekend

The Gaels found themselves in a hole early on Friday night, falling behind 3-0 in the first period. But before the period’s close, Brady Olsen scored for the Gaels on the power play. Down 3-1 in the second period, the Gaels killed an early penalty and goals from Jeff Ovens and Cameron Chapman tied the game.Continue...

Junior golf’s all-Canadian

Oliver Cardoso picked up his first golf club at the age of five. Thirteen years later Cardoso is the recipient of the prestigious Mizuno All-Canadian Award, given by the Canadian Junior Golf Association (CJGA). He is also entering his first year at the Queen’s School of Business.

So how did all this happen?Continue...

Gaels survive gale

The Queen's rowers came away this past weekend with some strong results as well as some disappointment amidst windy conditions at the Brock Invitational Regatta on Saturday.

Despite the strong winds, the rowers said the difficult conditions were expected.Continue...

Kitz is king at Queen’s

Wearing red gloves to match his Queen’s jersey, Kitz was one of four runners to break away early. By the end of the race he was running alone and he finished the 10-kilometre race in a time of 32:59, a full ten seconds ahead of the nearest competitor.Continue...

Volleyball wins title at home

The men’s volleyball team finished their pre-season in promising fashion this weekend, winning the gold medal at their own Queen’s Invitational Tournament in a dramatic, five-set win over the Ryerson Rams on Sunday afternoon in Bartlett Gym.

Jeff DeMeza and Luke Lichty were tournament all-stars and Devon Miller was named tournament MVP.Continue...

Athlete of the Week

Emily Newton (Field Hockey) and Darryl Blackport (Cross-country) are the Journal's Athletes of the Week.Continue...

Golf finishes season in third

The men’s golf team went up against the best teams in the province in their final regular season tournament of the year on Tuesday and finished in third place at the McMaster Invitational.

The Gaels concluded the regular season in third place overall. Shooting a combined score of 301, the Gaels were just one stroke behind the second place Laurier Golden Hawks.Continue...

Men’s rugby wins in a romp

The Queen’s men’s rugby team ended their two-game losing streak with a dominant 58-0 defeat of the Carleton Ravens last Friday. The Gaels jumped out front quickly with four tries in the first half and never looked back, scoring six more in the second.Continue...

Baseball strikes out

A promising season came to a disappointing end for the men’s baseball team last weekend. They dropped both games of their doubleheader against the York University Lions, eliminating them from the postseason.

The Gaels started the game off on a high note with Graham Fulton scoring two runs in the first inning on a two-RBI single.Continue...

Field hockey shuts out McGill

Led by rookie forward Emily Newton, the women’s field hockey team tallied a 10-0 win over the McGill Martlets this weekend at the Nepean Sportsplex, in Ottawa.

The Gaels led 7-0 at halftime with Newton scoring four goals and the others coming from Gill Lester, Kirsten Jewel and Michelle Fortner. The last three goals came in the second half from Hilary Piets, Krista Huszarik, and another from Jewel.Continue...

Football drops the ball

A 34-13 pasting by the visiting Ottawa Gee-Gees marked the Gaels’ fourth loss in a row, after opening their season with a promising two wins. Youth up to Grade 12 were given free admission to the game
with a donation to the Kingston Food Bank and the team racked up an estimated 200 pounds of food
for the charity.

When it came to racking up points, however, the Gaels had less success.Continue...

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