by John Austen
Concordias hockey and
basketball teams have already started their holiday break from league
play, but that doesnt mean they wont be busy. Both womens
teams will see action as they take part in exciting tournament action.
The womens basketball team, coached by Keith Pruden, will enter
the University of Waterloo Tournament December 28 to 30 in Waterloo, Ont.
The Stingers, who are 4-9 overall and 1-4 in league play, have their next
league game January 12, when they host Ryerson at 6 p.m.
The womens hockey team, coached by Les Lawton, is set to host the
Theresa Humes Tournament at Concordia from January 5 to 7 at the Ed Meagher
Arena. The team swings back into league action January 12 when they travel
across town to face McGill at McConnell Arena, beginning at 7 p.m. The
Stingers will warm up for that contest by playing CEGEP St. Laurent two
days previous in a non-conference match-up.
The womens hockey team is in first place after wins over McGill
(7-3) and UQTR (3-1). Leane Martell led the way with two goals and two
assists against McGill, while M.C. Allard had a goal and two assists against
Im very pleased with the way the team played, said Lawton.
We played with intensity, which is something weve been working
The mens hockey team, which had been on a roll, dropped their last
two games before the break. The Stingers were beaten at home by the York
Yeomen (3-1) and the Guelph Gryphons (7-5). They also had a game against
the first-place UQTR Patriotes postponed because the Zamboni ice re-surfacing
machine conked out in Trois-Rivières.
Coach Kevin Figsby and the boys resume league play January 10, when the
undefeated Patriotes pay a visit to the Meagher Arena.
The mens basketball team will travel to Dalhousie University in
Nova Scotia to take part in the Rod Shoveller Tournament January 5 to
7. Coach John Dore has his team ranked seventh in the CIAU with a 5-1
league record and 10-3 overall mark. Their next league game is January
12 when they host Ryerson at 8 p.m.