Three McGill varsity sports teams find themselves in the CIS top 10 rankings this week: women's rugby, men's soccer and women's cross-country running.
Rookie forward Alexandria Hoyte of Laval, Que., scored in the 64th minute as McGill salvaged a 1-1 draw against lowly UQAM in women's soccer at Molson Stadium, Thursday.
The suspended McGill women's soccer game against UQAM, originally scheduled for last Sunday, has been rescheduled for Thursday at Molson Stadium. Due to excessive water on the artificial turf which made it unsafe to continue playing, the contest had been halted at halftime with McGill leading 1-0. League rules stipulate that it must be replayed from the start and kickoff is slated for 6:30 p.m.
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.
The sixth-ranked McGill women's soccer team battled No.2-Montreal to a 1-1 draw in a Quebec university game of huge importance at Molson Stadium, Sunday,
Two mistakes cost the No.6-ranked McGill women's soccer team their first loss of the season, Friday. Sherbrooke rallied with back-to-back markers in a four-minute span and that was enough for a 2-1 road victory at Molson Stadium.
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.