Ben Ouimet, of the Stingers football team, and Marie-Claude Allard, of
the women's soccer squad, have been named Concordia Stinger athletes of
Ouimet, a fifth-year runningback, collected 99 yards on three receptions
and scored a touchdown in his team's 37-19 loss to the Acadia Axemen.
A native of Joliette, he is an Arts student at Concordia.
Allard, a fifth-year forward, scored all three goals in her team's 3-3
tie with the Bishop Gaiters. Allard, 23, might be the first Stinger female
athlete to have recorded a hat trick in two sports. Last year, she was
named to the first team All-Canadian list in women's hockey. The Quebec
City native is majoring in psychology.
Hall of Fame
It's still not too late to get your choices in for the Concordia Sports
Hall of Fame. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 12 in the following
categories: athlete, builder and team.
The awards represent individuals and teams for outstanding achievement
while at Concordia, Sir George Williams University or Loyola College.
Alumni jocks organize
Attention former Concordia varsity athletes! The Alumni Association has
just formed the Varsity Athlete Chapter, a group designed to meet the
needs of former athletes.
The chapter, run jointly by the department of recreation and athletics
and the Alumni Relations office, will endeavour to preserve and celebrate
the history of the Sir George Williams Georgians, the Loyola Warriors
and Concordia Stingers.
The chapter's first official event will be a welcome reception Oct. 4
at Loyola High School on Sherbrooke St. W. A wine and cheese social will
welcome back all former varsity athletes. For information, call Paul Chesser
Healy takes Calgary job
Julie Healy has left the recreation and athletics department to take a
job in Calgary with the Canadian Hockey Association, as Director of Female
The graduate of bio-physical education leaves after 16 years of service
in which she held various positions, including assistant women's hockey
coach, facilities co-ordinator and, more recently, intercollegiate co-ordinator
and budget and administration manager.
Healy's new job will see her overseeing the country's high performance
and developmental women's team programs.
Time to kill McGill?
The 16th annual Shrine Bowl and Homecoming football game will take place
Oct. 5 at Concordia Stadium when the McGill Redmen visit the Stingers
at 1 p.m. The game will also serve as the Shaughnessy Cup contest.
The Stingers sit in third place with two wins and two losses going into
this weekend's game at Bishop's. McGill and Laval are tied for top spot
with identical 3-1 records.
The Varsity Athletic Chapter will host a barbecue before the McGill/Concordia
matchup in the Homecoming tent next to the stadium. Sixteen teams celebrating
special anniversaries of league championships will be honoured.
Soccer teams split
The Stingers women's soccer team fell just short, losing 2-1 to Laval
last Sunday. The men got a little revenge, however, when they dumped Laval
1-0 in the second game.
Both Concordia teams travel to McGill on Friday with the women kicking
off at 6:30 p.m., followed by the men at 8:30 p.m. On Sunday, UQAM comes
to Concordia. The women's game is at 1 p.m., with the men taking the field
at 3 p.m.