uMontreal plans first francophone women's hockey team

February 3, 2008

Universite de Montreal has created Quebec's "first francophone women's hockey team," according to a recent news release.  The Carabins will launch their first season in fall 2009.  The new women's varsity hockey team is a show of "merging academic excellence with the highest hockey ambitions."  60% of uMontreal's student population is female.  Participation in women's hockey is increasing by 10 to 15% each year in Quebec.