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by Archives January 31, 2007

Remembering Ryan Francis

Ryan Francis, a centre for the Concordia Stingers men’s rugby team passed away Sunday night while playing an exhibition rugby game with his club team.

Francis passed away one month after his 20th birthday.

Athletes of the Week

Basketball players swept the Concordia Athletes of the Week awards.

Krystle Douglas of the women’s basketball team scored a game-high 19 points in her team’s win over the UQAM Citadins.

Ben Sormonte had a season-high 26 points and was named male athlete of the week in their rout over UQAM.

Stingers basketball movin’ on up

In the recent CIS top-10 rankings released Tuesday, both Stinger teams made some noise.

The men’s team took advantage of two losses by the previously no. 1 Carleton Ravens to move up to no. 2 in the poll.

On the women’s side, the Stingers earned a tenth-place vote in the rankings for the first time this season. They did not crack the top 10.

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