Mac’s track team has medal haul

Jimmy Tat (Oakville) finished first in the men’s 600-metre race at the CAN/AM Invitational this past weekend (Jan. 14-15) in Windsor.

Tat, a fourth year Kinesiology major was the Marauders best finisher in a field which included the universities of Windsor, Toronto, York, Waterloo, Guelph and of Detroit Mercy.

In addition to Tat’s impressive finish, other McMaster team members earned a variety of bronze medal finishes. Sara Giovanetti (Mississauga) placed third in the women’s 1500m. The women’s 4 X 800m relay team, composed of Lisa Giles (Nepean), Megan Beverley, Sarah Haliburton (Richmond Hill) and Kim Volterman (Hamilton) and the men’s 4 X 200m relay team, Tat, Matt Pawelke (Waterdown), Scott Hutchinson (Drumbo) and Rudy Baronette both finished third place in their respective races.

The McMaster Marauders track athletes are in competition again Jan. 28-29 when they travel to Montreal for the McGill Team Challenge.