by John Austen
Three athletes and two teams were celebrated last Friday at the annual
Concordia University Department of Recreation and Athletics Sports Hall
of Fame dinner and induction ceremony at Molson Breweries.
The 2003 inductees were Corinne Corcoran (Concordia womens
hockey), Frank Kelly (Loyola hockey, football), Donald Morris (Loyola/Concordia
mens hockey), the 1976 Concordia Stingers mens soccer team
and the 1965-66 Sir George Williams mens hockey team.
Corcoran was considered one of the best womens hockey players of
the 1980s. The prolific scorer was a three-time team MVP and Female Athlete
of the Year on two occasions.
Kelly, nicknamed Spike, was all-star goaltender and the team captain
who led the Loyola mens hockey team to three consecutive Dominion
championship titles. He was also a member of the football team.
Morris, a high-scoring All-Canadian defenceman, started with the Loyola
Warriors and finished his career as captain of the first Concordia mens
hockey team. The 1976 Concordia mens soccer team went undefeated
that year en route to a CIAU championship, the first national title for
The 1965-66 Sir George Williams mens hockey team was part
of the great Georgians hockey dynasty of the mid-1960s. This squad won
the Ottawa-St. Lawrence Athletic Association title and advanced to the
Canadian university championship.