George Banks scored twice in a nine-minute span during the opening half and added an assist to lift the McGill Redmen to a 3-1 win over McMaster in the consolation final and finish fifth at the 2011 CIS men's soccer championship on Saturday afternoon at the University of Victoria.
Redmen fullback Taren Roughead of Coquitlam, B.C., scored a first-half marker and his McGill Redmen held on to defeat the Toronto Varsity Blues 1-0 in the first consolation semifinal of the 2011 CIS men's soccer championships on Nov. 11 at the University of Victoria.
The Saint Mary's Huskies built a two-goal lead and held on to defeat the McGill Redmen 2-1 in the opening game of the 2011 CIS men's soccer national championship at the University of Victoria's Centennial Stadium on Thursday.
Alexis Pradié, a native of Marseille, France who plays for the McGill University Redmen, earned first-team All-Canadian honours at the CIS men's soccer awards gala held Wednesday, on the eve of the national championship tournament in Victoria, B.C.
McGill has qualified for CIS men's soccer tournament in Victoria this week and looking for their fourth national championship after claiming the title in 1981, 1982 and 1997. New national champions will be crowned when the best eight teams in the country gather in on the west coast for the 42nd CIS men's soccer championship.
Five McGill teams, led by the top-ranked hockey Martlets, find themselves in the CIS national Top 10 rankings this week.
Six McGill varsity sports teams find themselves among the CIS Top 10 rankings this week, including women's hockey (No.1), men's hockey (No.2), women's cross-country (No.6), women's volleyball (No.7), women's rugby (No.9) and men's soccer (No.10).