Fresh start in the water

Noah Mascoll-Gomes is already an Atlantic University Sport (AUS) mainstay. He not only swam for the Mount Allison University Mounties for two years but captured conference freestyle wins in both 2019 and 2020. Joining Dal in time for the 2021-2022 season, he used the COVID-19 break to train and reflect, as there was no season.  

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Lord, what a year

Capturing a Dalhousie University Tigers track record makes for an impressive season on its own. Adding some first-place finishes in other track meets makes the year all the more impressive. Plus, we haven’t even gotten to any Atlantic University Sport (AUS) or U Sports championships yet. This has been second-year sprinter Dan Lord’s season

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Nationals in sight

In many sports, the Dalhousie University Tigers is a frontrunner for U Sports conference titles. Even though not every team has had the season they wanted, modified playoff formats in most leagues will give them shots to make noise in the postseason.  

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Dalplex, Dal sports facilities loosen restrictions

As Nova Scotia began easing restrictions over three phases on Feb. 14, Dal’s athletics department announced its own easing of restrictions in an email to students on Feb. 11. While appointments are still in place for activities at the Dalplex fitness hall and elsewhere, there are now 70 spaces per hour time slot at the fitness hall while three people are allowed to book a pool lane at the same time.  

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Taking their talents south

Barret Kirwin and Derek Gentile expected to resume play with Dal in early January after their final game before the holiday break, but the spread of COVID-19’s Omicron variant got in the way of that. Atlantic University Sport (AUS) competition was paused until Jan. 19, increasing the time off the ice for both players to nearly two months. That’s when calls started rolling in from AHL and ECHL teams. 

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Tigers shine at nationals

Members of the Dalhousie University Tigers men’s cross country team agreed the 2021 U Sports Cross Country Championships featured the team’s best performance of the season. Not only was the national meet a highlight this year but a result years in the making. With a seventh-place finish in the team standings, the men’s squad finished their highest nationally since 2005.

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Going for gold

Skip Owen Purcell, second Adam McEachren and coach Anthony Purcell, Owen’s father, captured first place for Nova Scotia at the 2021 Curling Canada World Junior Qualifier last November. The Halifax-based rink and Dal Tigers curling team members defeated Newfoundland and Labrador 10-9 in the final to qualify for the worlds in Jönköping, Sweden. 

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