Stingers (or former) in Torino Stingers women’s hockey goaltender Cecilia Anderson is representing her native Sweden in the 2006 Winter Olympics. Anderson has played two games in the Games so far, making four saves in a 11-0 against Italy and making 39 saves in a 8-1 loss to Canada in a game that was televised at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning on CBC.
Caroline Ouellette, who played at Concordia before accepting an NCAA scholarship is representing Canada. She scored three goals in the first seven minutes in Canada’s win against Italy and has been a solid contributor as a forward and blueliner in Turin for Canada.
This week at Concordia
It will be a quiet week at Concordia. With the women’s hockey team finished their home schedule and the basketball teams enjoying a week off, it is up to the men’s hockey team to enjoy the Stinger Pride. They take on Ottawa in game two of their OUA Quarterfinal on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The series opens today (Wednesday) at 7 p.m. in Ottawa.
The games in Ottawa will be webcast at www.geegees.uottawa.ca.
The women’s hockey team takes on Carleton in Ottawa on Saturday at 8 p.m. and back in Montreal against McGill on Sunday to end their regular season. Game time is 1 p.m.
Athletes of the Week
Bruno Champagne and Melanie Larocque were named Concordia Athletes of the Week by the Department of Recreation and Athletics.
Champagne, a second-year player with the men’s hockey team scored two goals against Ottawa in the team’s regular season finale on Sunday including the winning goal with 3:41 left in the game.
Larocque a co-captain with the women’s basketball team enjoyed two straight 18-point games against Bishop’s and McGill.