Mcinerney And Henderson Named Provigo Robert Lafond Athletes Of The Week
TheBishop’s University Department of Athletics and Recreation is pleased to announce Kelly McInerney, women’s soccer and Alex Henderson, men’s lacrosse as the Provigo Robert Lafond Athletes of the Week.
McInerney, a second year sports studies student from Whitby, Ontario scored the Lady Gaiters lone goal in a 1-1 draw with the Concordia Stingers on Sunday, September 16 in Montreal. She was also solid on the back line as the Gaiters played the Université de Sherbrooke Vert et Or on Friday, September 14 in Sherbrooke. They fell 6-0 to one of the strongest teams in the province. McInerney helped contain the dangerous Sherbrooke offence that had the potential for even more scoring chances.
“She is the hardest worker on the field,” said Phil Ribaux, head coach of the Lady Gaiters. “She never gets beat defensively even against Sherbrooke who is one of the top teams in the country.”
Henderson and the men’s Lacrosse team played a regular season game on the weekend. Their home opener took place on Coulter Field on Sunday, September 16 against the Carleton Ravens. The Enniskillen, Ontario native who is studying sociology is in his second year, found the back of the net five times, two of them with a man advantage, in a 14-5 victory. He also added two assists.
“He led the offense and power play and was instrumental in the win,” said Drew Pollock, coach of the men’s lacrosse team. “He was also named a captain this week and really stepped up.” Honourable mentions: Scott Best, Men’s Rugby: Best scored two tries for the Gaiters as they opened their season with a 29-0 victory over the University de Montreal Carabins on Sunday, September 16.
Alexander Fox, Football: Fox caught 6 passes for 111 yards and a touchdown against the No. 4 Montreal Carabins on Saturday. The Gaiters lost 45-15
Shannon Lee Greenshields, Golf: Greenshields fired rounds of 82 and 86 to finish 11th overall at the ETS Open, the second tournament on the RSEQ schedule. The Lady Gaiters finished fourth as a team.
Harrison Maloney, Football: Maloney led the Gaiters with 6.5 tackles and added an interception as the Gaiters fell to the No. 4 Carabins on Saturday.
Bishop’s Athletics is proud to have our athlete of the week sponsored by Provigo, Robert Lafond.
McInerney and her Lady Gaiters soccer team have a busy weekend ahead as they travel to Quebec City to face the Laval Rouge et
Thefirst edition of the Marathon de Magog, organized by CourirenEstrie, will be taking place on October 28th. Besides the ‘mythic’ 42.2 kilometre run, there will be 1 km races for children, 5 km, 10 km and a half marathon at 21.1 kilometres. It is the closing event of this year’s
and, because it is being held so close to Halloween, the participants are even being Or on Friday, September 21 at 7 p.m. They are back in action in Lennoxville on Sunday, September 23 at 1 p.m. as the No. 5 McGill Martlets visit. Finally they travel to Montreal to face the No.1 ranked Carabins on Monday, September 24. Henderson and the Lacrosse squad will host the Queen’s Gaels on Sunday, September 23 at 10:30 a.m. on Coulter Field. Follow all of your Gaiters action at www.gaiters.ca. encouraged to run in costume!
“To have succeeded in having two honorary presidents who incarnate so well, each in his own way, that which I want the circuit to represent warms my heart,” said Patrick Mahoney, the director of the
“I wanted to find two people from the region who understood the impact a hospital centre has in a community.”
Eric Lucas was a World Champion in the World Boxing Association from July 10, 2001, to April 5th, 2003, representing the competitive side of the Marathon. “I always loved to run and one day I hope to complete a marathon. I’ve been running for years. When Patrick approached me for the Magog Marathon, I thought it was a great idea so I got on board. I plan on running the 5 km race.”
Mario Langlois is a well-known figure in the Quebec media both on television and on radio. He is planning on doing the 5 km walk. “In my case, it’s not a question of coming first, but just of participating and encouraging others to move more. I think this marathon is a good initiative for the region and for the people of the region. The family aspect of the event also attracted me.”
A part of the profits of the will be donated to the
Both of the co-presidents have had hospital experiences and understand the value of having a hospital capable of responding to the needs of the population.
For information or to register for this event contact Patrick Mahoney at 819 640-2687 or at email@example.com.