Mixed Re­sults For Gaiters Over The Week­end

Stanstead Journal - - SPORTS - Len­noxville, Sher­brooke

Mid­field­erMa­son Austin led the Bishop’s Gaiters men’s lacrosse team in a pair of games this week. They fell 11-5 at McGill on Wed­nes­day night but re­bounded with an im­pres­sive 19-9 vic­tory over the Univer­sity of Ot­tawa in CUFLA East ac­tion on Satur­day night. Austin net­ted seven goals and added an as­sist in the two con­tests. The Bishop’s Gaiters were busy through­out the week­end as three other sports were also in ac­tion.

See coach Drew Pol­lock’s post-game com­ments here: http://youtu.be/4-K_Ts_z­paw

The Gaiters golf team trav­eled to Mirabel, Que­bec to com­pete in the sec­ond RSEQ tour­na­ment of the year, this one hosted by McGill. Martin St-Pierre (Sher­brooke, Que.) once again led the way for the pur­ple shoot­ing rounds of 74 and 77 to fin­ish alone in 13th. Rookie James Hux­ham (Bea­cons­field, Que.) fired scores of 75-78 for a solo 17th ef­fort. The Gaiters as a team fin­ished in sixth place (out of 12 teams) for the sec­ond straight tour­na­ment. On the women’s side the Gaiters were led by Lind­say Reid (Bea­cons­field). She shot 81-77 to claim a share of sixth place and lead Bishop’s to a fourth place (out of 5 teams) fin­ish.

The Bishop’s women’s rugby squad trav­eled to Que­bec City to face a tough Rouge et Or team. The hosts rolled to a 118-0 win.

Stay­ing on the pitch the Gaiters women’s soc­cer team played a pair of con­tests. Fri­day night in Mon­treal they fell 3-0 to the UQAM Ci­tadins. On Sun­day the UQTR Pa­tri­otes vis­ited Coul­ter Field. Bishop’s con­tin­ued to strug­gle of­fen­sively and lost 4-0.

Look­ing ahead to home­com­ing week­end for the pur­ple and sil­ver, Coul­ter Field will be busy. On Thurs­day, Septem­ber 25, the Gaiters lacrosse team hosts McGill at 8:30 p.m. On Fri­day there is a triple-header be­gin­ning with women’s rugby against McGill at 4 p.m. The women’s soc­cer squad will face Laval at 6 p.m. with men’s rugby wrap­ping it up at 8 p.m. against the Mon­treal Cara­bins. Satur­day the Mount Al­li­son Moun­ties are in town for a 7 p.m. kick­off against the Gaiters foot­ball team. Stay up-to-date on Gaiter Ath­let­ics any­time at www.gaiters.ca.

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