Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Nationals Notebook: Major McLeod To Be Special Guest At UCup

The University of New Brunswick announced today that the "father of the University Cup" Major W.J. "Danny" McLeod, as well as his wife Sheila, will be special guests at the upcoming Cavendish University Cup to be held March 22-25. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the tournament.

McLeod was a key figure in the establishment of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) and, while serving as the athletic director at the Royal Military College (RMC) in the early 1960's, proposed the idea of a men's national hockey championship. McLeod's contributions have been recognized as the trophy awarded annually to the MVP of the University Cup tournament is named in his honour.

Click here for the press release.