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U SPORTS names Queen’s Gaels’ Sophie de Goede Women’s Rugby Player of the Year

Queen’s Women’s Rugby’s Sophie de Goede was named the U SPORTS Player of the Year for the 2021 season on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021. According to a release from Queen’s University, de Goede (Victoria, B.C.), who was also named a First Team All-Canadian, took home the award at the Awards

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OUA releases 2021 football schedule, Gaels to play six games

Ontario University Athletics (OUA) has released their 2021 University Football schedule. The season will see each school play six games over a seven-week period, which is down from the usual eight games over nine weeks. The Queen’s Golden Gaels will open their season on the road in Ottawa on Saturday,

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Bagg, Giffin happy to be part of Queen’s Football history

The Queen’s University football program has a storied legacy, and this week it paid homage to several former Gaels by announcing their inductions into its Football Hall of Fame. The announcements were made throughout the week over the Queen’s Gaels social media channels. In total, 10 different players and four

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Queen’s Women’s Football Club names Kwame Osei as Head Coach

Queen’s Athletics & Recreation (A&R) and the Queen’s Women’s Football club made an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, naming Kwame Osei as head coach. The Queen’s Women’s Football club’s purpose is to engage the Queen’s University student women’s community in sport development, participation, and motivation, developing female athletes and individuals

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Memorial Centre enters first phase of Kraft Hockeyville competition

Kingston’s Memorial Centre has been nominated for the 2021 Kraft Hockeyville Competition, with $250,000 worth of upgrades and an NHL pre-season game event on the line. “I’ve been asking people to nominate the Memorial Centre because it’s a memorial to our veterans, it’s very old and a lot of us

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Queen’s recognizes record number of Academic All-Stars in 2019-2020

A total of 426 varsity student-athletes at Queen’s University were recognized as Academic All-Stars, having earned at least a 3.5 grade-point average over the 2019-2020 academic year.  Over 40 per cent of Queen’s student-athletes were named Academic All-Stars this year, according to a release from Queen’s, dated Monday, Jan, 18,

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Sophie de Goede named Top 8 Academic All-Canadian for 2019-20 season

Gaels dual-sport star in women’s rugby and basketball, Sophie de Goede was named among the student-athletes selected as Top 8 Academic All-Canadians for the 2019-20 season by U SPORTS on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. Sophie de Goede becomes the sixth Gaels athlete to receive the honour and second straight after

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Ontario University Athletics cancels fall sports

The Ontario University Athletics association, in conjunction with U SPORTS, the national governing body of university sport in Canada, have announced the cancellation of all league-sanctioned play, including championships, for fall 2020.  Winter sports, including hockey and volleyball, which typically kick off in the fall, will not commence before Friday,

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Gaels men’s volleyball team earn second consecutive Forsyth Cup

The Queen’s Gaels men’s volleyball team have a lot of celebrate after an exciting comeback against the Toronto Varsity Blues sealed their position as OUA Forsyth Cup champions. Much of the victory can be chalked up to an outstanding performance by Adam Boljkovac that earned him the title of Player

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Five Gaels teams finish out season, track and field team earn medals at OUA Championships

It was another busy weekend for the Gaels from Friday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, as five teams finished out the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) season. Both the men’s and women’s volleyball teams ended their seasons with wins in Toronto, the men winning 3-0 in their second straight-set

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University, teams address dismissal of Queen’s coach Steve Boyd

Queen’s University has dismissed long-time track and field and cross-country coach Steve Boyd, citing Boyd’s statements on social media as the reason for his termination. According to the Gaels track and field team, they were informed of Boyd’s dismissal on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 – the same day the Globe

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Women’s curling team gets OUA silver, three other Gaels teams getting ready for playoffs

After five busy days of competition in Guelph, the Queen’s women’s curling team earned a sliver OUA medal and a spot in the U SPORTS national championships. Up against the McMaster Marauders for the OUA Championship, the team fell in a close 7-5 decision to finish with silver. The women

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