MONTREAL – Hockey player Cedric McNicoll of Boucherville, Que., is the RSEQ male by the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, for the period ending Feb. 15, 2015.
He becomes the eighth McGill athlete in 19 weeks to win the RSEQ nod this season, joining Alexandra Tinfow (w. soccer, Sept. 15), Clovis Fowo (m.soccer, Sept. 22), Caroline Suchorski (w.rugby, Oct. 6), Jullien Flynn (w.cross-country running, Oct. 27), Emeric Durand de Bousingen (m.rugby, Nov. 17), Jacob Gervais-Chouinard (m.hockey, Dec. 2) and Francois Bourque (m. basketball, Jan. 20).
McNicoll, a 26-year-old management junior majoring in accounting, scored eight points in three playoff games as No.6-ranked McGill defeated Concordia 2-1 in the OUA best-of-three quarter-final series last week. The 5-foot-10, 186-pound centre had one assist in a 6-4 loss in Game 1 last Wednesday, added a goal and four helpers in a 5-0 win on Friday and scored once while setting up another goal in Sunday’s 6-3 series-clinching victory. McNicoll enrolled at McGill in 2012 after playing pro in the AHL and ECHL. He previously starred with Shawinigan in the QMJHL
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