Best of Marauders – 2015
Jan14

Best of Marauders – 2015

by Women’s Rugby For the first time in program history, the team was able to claim the Monilex trophy. The Marauders defeated host Queen’s Gaels in a 27-3 victory for the CIS championship title. Cross Country Both the men’s and women’s team ended with great results at the CIS Championship meet. The men finished in fourth place, while the women came in sixth. Men’s Volleyball This talented Marauders team remains the group...

Golden Hawks soar past Marauders Laurier’s 329 rushing yards prove too much for McMaster’s defense as the Marauders football season comes to an end
Nov05

Golden Hawks soar past Marauders Laurier’s 329 rushing yards prove too much for McMaster’s defense as the Marauders football season comes to an end

by There will be a new Yates Cup champion this year. “Birds flying high” are the lyrics the McMaster Marauders run onto the field to, but on Saturday those words rung truer for the Laurier Golden Hawks. Both schools have flight as the common theme of their mascots, but the story of this game was all action on the ground. Led by  the 259 rushing yards from Laurier running back  Dillon Campbell, the No. 6 Laurier Golden Hawks upset the...

Football playoff run begins McMaster Marauders host Laurier Goldenhawks in an OUA quarterfinal game for a ticket to the semifinals
Oct29

Football playoff run begins McMaster Marauders host Laurier Goldenhawks in an OUA quarterfinal game for a ticket to the semifinals

by The No. 6 McMaster Marauders concluded their 2015 regular season with a 46-24 loss to the No. 2 Western Mustangs at Ron Joyce Stadium last Saturday. McMaster finished 6-2 with wins over Toronto, Ottawa, York, Windsor, Waterloo, and Laurier. The Marauders’ only two losses came at the hands of Guelph and Western. This season was one that saw multiple Marauders break records. Second-year quarterback Asher Hastings broke the school...

Record breaking season McMaster quarterback Asher Hastings has broken the OUA record for touchdown passes and is one pass away from the CIS record
Oct22

Record breaking season McMaster quarterback Asher Hastings has broken the OUA record for touchdown passes and is one pass away from the CIS record

by Regina, Saskatchewan is almost 2,600 kilometres away from McMaster. That’s the distance Marauders’ starting quarterback Asher Hastings travelled in fall 2014 to officially make Mac his home. Hastings is in his second year, double majoring in Psychology and Sociology. Prior to arriving on campus last fall, Hastings played four years of junior football for the Regina Thunder of the Canadian Junior Football League winning a national...

One year later with Glen McMaster Athletics director Glen Grunwald chats about his successes and memories after completing his first year with the department
Oct08

One year later with Glen McMaster Athletics director Glen Grunwald chats about his successes and memories after completing his first year with the department

by With his first year as Athletic Director in the books, Glen Grunwald reflects on a successful year for McMaster Athletics. Various championship banners finding their place on the walls of the David Braley Athletic Centre and corporate partnership announcements continue to place McMaster sports amongst the best in the country. Grunwald is no stranger to the world of sports. He has previously served as general manager for the Toronto...

Balancing the game of life First-year cornerback Adam Poole speaks on his experience of juggling academics and athletics
Oct08

Balancing the game of life First-year cornerback Adam Poole speaks on his experience of juggling academics and athletics

by By: Ben Keymer The adjustment for student athletes from high school to university is riddled with challenges and tribulations, and for first-year defensive back Adam Poole, these challenges are only magnified. Many first-year students know how hard it can be to balance sleep, school and a social life. For Poole, there is a fourth element: football. Hailing from Brampton, Ontario, Poole serves the role of starting cornerback for the...