Posts Tagged ‘Matt McNeil’

Cross-country champions

It’s what the Dalhousie men’s and women’s cross-country teams have been working for throughout the year. All the early morning practices, the vigorous training schedule and the competition during the regular season leads to one moment: the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) championships. The Tigers pursued their moment at the Université de Moncton on Oct. 26.…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 13)

Cross Country: Tigers prep for finals in Quebec In a tune-up for the AUS championships in Moncton on Oct. 26, the Dal men’s and women’s cross-country teams took part in the RSEQ Invitational in Montreal on Oct. 12. The women’s team placed second overall in team scores, with three Tigers finishing in the top 10…

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Cross-country meet descends on Point Pleasant

Saturday, Oct. 6 proved to be a good day for Dalhousie’s cross-country runners, as both the men’s and women’s teams found success during the SMU-Dal Invitational at Point Pleasant Park. The Tigers placed first in the women’s 6km race with a score of 20 points, aided by Ellen Chappell’s individual second-place finish. Melissa Hardy of…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

Rookie Meghan Toswell and Co. are hoping to keep their momentum into the next semester. (Chris Parent photo)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that we figured would encounter some growing pains have experienced a rocky few months. If you…

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St. FX runners eclipse Dal at conference meet

Holly Van Gestel earned the silver medal in her final AUS race. (Chris Parent photo)

Dalhousie and St. Francis Xavier have been the premier cross-country programs in their conference for over a decade. On this past Saturday at Point Pleasant Park, the runners from Antigonish made their case for why they are the best program in 2012. St. FX swept the podium in the team competition at the AUS cross-country…

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Preview: Cross-country

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The men’s cross-country team will need to put forth an extra effort this year if they want to keep pace with last year’s fantastic season for the women’s team. Promoted to help the men retain the top spot they lost—and to help the women keep their AUS crown—is Richard Lehman. The two-year assistant coach was…

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