Four McGill varsity teams are listed in the CIS Top 10 national rankings this week. The Martlets cross-country running squad are ranked No.5 as is the Redmen soccer team. The soccer Martlets dropped two spots to No.8 and the rugby Martlets remained eighth.
A goal scored by David Kauffer in the 49th minute of play proved to be the difference as the Sherbrooke Vert & Or upset fourth-ranked McGill 1-0 in men's soccer at Percival Molson Stadium, Friday. It was the first win of the season for Sherbrooke (1-2-1) and the first loss for the Redmen (4-1-0), spoiling the team's four-game win streak.
Sebastien Munro, a sophomore striker from Vancouver, B.C., came off the bench to score the game-winner in the 50th minute as fourth-ranked McGill tripled the No.8-Montreal Carabins 3-1 in men's university soccer, Sunday. The win improved McGill to 3-1 in the Quebec conference and moved them into a tie atop the standings with Montreal, also 3-1.
The McGill University Redmen have jumped six spots to No. 4 in the CIS soccer national rankings this week after sweeping Concordia and No. 3-Laval last week. The soccer Martlets have moved up one berth to No.6 in the nation in the wake of victories over Concordia and Laval, while the rugby Martlets also moved up a notch and are ranked No.8 this week after a 38-0 victory over Concordia.
Alexander King of Detroit, Mich., came off the bench to tally twice, including the game-winner, and added an assist as 10th-ranked McGill rallied from a two-goal deficit to upset No.3-ranked Laval 3-2 in men's university soccer at Quebec City, Sunday.
George Banks, a fifth-year senior from Baltimore, Md., scored his first career hat-trick as McGill upended Concordia 3-1 before a home-opener crowd of 580 in men's soccer at Molson Stadium, Friday.