Posts Tagged ‘dal cross country’

End of season analysis

Wow, the first semester is nearly over. Four Dal Tiger varsity teams completed their seasons this semester, here is a recap of how they did.   Women’s soccer  The previous season they finished third in the league and only gave up seven goals in 12 games. With many players returning, the expectation was that they were…

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Balancing cross-country and track and field

There’s a big difference between racing 800-metres and 10,000-metres. Second-year track athlete Hudson Grimshaw-Surette is proving that he can do both.  “He’s too talented and competitive not too,” said cross-country and track and field Head coach Rich Lehman about why Grimshaw-Surette is running for both sports.   The kinesiology student dabbled in cross-country last year, running…

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Running strong programs

Going into his seventh year as the head coach of Dalhousie University’s cross-country and track and field teams, Rich Lehman has won the AUS cross-country Coach of the Year award a combined six times with both the women’s and men’s teams.   He also won the same award a combined nine times for the track and…

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Dal varsity season preview

Here’s a brief overview of the upcoming Dalhousie University athletics season. Seven of the 14 teams should be contending for an AUS championship, making it an exciting year.   Men’s basketball  The men’s basketball team is once again hosting the national championships in Halifax and will be guaranteed a spot in the tournament. The challenge…

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“A perfect first year”

Both Dalhousie University’s men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home championship banners again this year. For the women’s team, this was the 29th consecutive season of winning the Atlantic University Sport Championships. Among their star athletes was rookie Savanna Jordan. Jordan has had an outstanding first year, considering that she spent her track…

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How Dal athlete’s fell in love with their sport

University athletes put in hours of work every week in order to train, travel and perform. This can be stressful because athletes have to balance athletics with school and life. For many athletes, the love and passion for their sport is what drives them. Three Dalhousie University athletes talked to the Dal Gazette about how…

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Dalhousie Playoffs

Through late October and early November, some Dalhousie teams saw their teams’ seasons come to an end for another year. The Dal Gazette recaps how the playoffs went for the Tigers who are hanging up their jerseys for now.  Cross-Country by Josh Young, Sports Editor Both Dalhousie cross-country teams finished the championship races with identical…

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Men’s cross-country aim for conference championship

Racing their way from being the runner-up last season, into being the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) champions this season, is the Dalhousie men’s cross-country team’s mindset. “Every time I have an interview with the Gazette and the men’s cross-country team comes up for the last five years, I have talked about how young, building and…

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Dalhousie athletics preview

Basketball The men’s basketball team are coming off an exciting season where they won the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championship for the third season in a row and won the bronze medal as hosts of the Final 8, which is the program’s first national championship medal. Gone are seniors Ritchie Kanza Mata, Kashrell Lawrence, Ryall…

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Jenna MacDonald and Melanie McKenna

Jenna MacDonald Major: 4th year Neuroscience Hometown: New Glasgow, NS Proudest achievement: Summer employment and volunteering. I do a lot of work with individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. My academic success hasn’t been as rewarding as seeing it in a real world setting – being able to take what I’ve learned in school and…

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