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).
The schedule and quarter-final matchups have been announced for the 25th Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's soccer championship set to kick off on Thursday at McGill University's Percival Molson Stadium, in Montreal.
The Sherbooke Vert & Or exploded for three first half goals to upend the visiting McGill Martlets 3-0 in an RSEQ women's soccer semifinal, Friday. Sherbrooke advances to the league championship game against the division-leading Montreal Carabins, Sunday at 11 am, while the Martlets will lick their wounded pride and focus on preparing for the CIS championship at Molson Stadium, Nov. 10-13.
Alexandria Hoyte was named rookie of the year and is one of five women's soccer players from McGill University to earn all-conference status as the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec announced the league award winners Thursday.
Meghan Bourque scored the game-winner with three minutes remaining as McGill blanked Laval 1-0 in women's soccer at Percival Molson Stadium, Friday. In men's action, Samuel Georget scored in injury time as first-place Laval (7-2-1) escaped with a 1-0 victory over McGill (5-3-1).
Julia Bahen of Vancouver, B.C., scored the game-winner on a penalty-kick as the McGill women's soccer team skunked Concordia 3-0 to close out regular season play at Concordia stadium, Sunday. McGill ended up third in the Quebec conference with an 8-3-3 record and will take a 3-0-1 undefeated streak into the sudden-death semifinal at second-place Sherbrooke on Nov. 4.
Six McGill teams find themselves ranked among the CIS Top 10 this week, led by the men's and women's hockey teams who are both ranked No.2. The cross-country Martlets are No.6, the volleyball Martlets are seventh and both soccer squads are No. 10.