Brock Sports: Weekend in Review


This past weekend, the Brock Badgers wrestling teams competed in the Guelph Open, taking home both the men’s and women’s team titles. “We had a very successful weekend,” said head coach Marty Calder.

While the Badgers had great success as a team, Calder also praised the individual athletes who improved their performances from the previous week. “Individually, there were some athletes who made big adjustments.”

The Badgers will travel to Western this weekend and hope to continue their success as they inch closer to the OUA championships.

“We have two tournaments this weekend in our final preparation leading up to the OUA championships. We’re looking forward to the challenges ahead, and having the opportunity to compete for both the OUA and U Sports championships.”

In addition, the Brock wreslting program is sending club athletes worldwide this month to various countries, including Cuba, Iran, Sweden, and Ukraine.

Brock swimming competed at the University of Toronto this weekend against 11 other OUA teams, as well as McGill and Laval. Gokhan Bozyigit and Curtis Li scored top three placings, while Elise Funk, Maggie May Smith, Navraj Kalra, and Anthonie Korstanje also scored. In addition, Maggie May Smith broke a Brock school record in the 50m butterfly.

Brock curling hosted the Brock Badgers Invitational Bonspiel this past weekend, which hosted 29 curling teams (14 women’s and 15 men’s). The Badgers women’s team finished the weekend in fifth place, with wins over Niagara College and Algoma, and a loss to Laurier on Saturday, and another win over Niagara College Sunday and their second loss to Laurier. The Badgers men’s team went 1-2 on Saturday, with a  narrow win over Algoma and losses to McMaster and Niagara College. On Sunday, the men’s team went 2-0, with wins over the University of Toronto and Western.

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