WINNING WEEKEND KEEPS TWU IN TOP SPOT-Both Spartans soccer teams remain No. 1

CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (6)
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009
NATIONAL RANKINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WINNING WEEKEND KEEPS TWU IN TOP SPOT
-Both Spartans soccer teams remain No. 1

OTTAWA (CIS)
–Top-10 leaders this week include the Trinity Western Spartans, who dominate both soccer polls for the second straight week.

In women’s soccer, Trinity Western (6-0) leads the way for the sixth time in as many polls this fall, with the Montreal Carabins (8-0) following at No. 2 for the sixth straight week.

The reigning national champion Spartans, who beat Regina 3-0 and Manitoba 2-1 last week, are in tough this weekend as they host No. 4-Victoria (5-1-1) Friday night and Fraser Valley (4-2-1) Saturday.

Also of note in the new poll, four teams make their way into the Top 10, Queen’s at No. 7, Cape Breton at No. 8, Dalhousie at No. 9 and McGill at No. 10.

In men’s soccer, TWU (5-0-2) and Montreal (5-1-1) are No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, for the second consecutive week.

The Spartans, who remained undefeated last week with a 2-1 victory over arch-rival UBC, host No. 5-Victoria (5-2-1) Friday and Fraser Valley (2-6) Saturday.


WOMEN’S SOCCER
(regular season record) / (votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Trinity Western (6-0-0) / 50 points / (1)
2. Montreal (8-0-0) / 46 / (2)
3. Ottawa (8-1-2) / 35 / (3)
4. Victoria (5-1-1) / 34 / (5)
5. Wilfrid Laurier (6-1-1) / 29 / (4)
6. Toronto (7-0-2) / 26 / (T8)
7. Queen’s (8-1-1) / 13 / (NR)
8. Cape Breton (5-1-2) / 9 / (4)
9. Dalhousie (5-0-2) / 8 / (10)
10. McGill (6-2-0) / 7 / (NR)

Others teams receiving votes: Manitoba, Sherbrooke, Brock.

MEN’S SOCCER
(regular season record) / points / (previous rankings)

1. Trinity Western (5-0-2) / 60 points / (1)
2. Montreal (5-1-1) / 54 / (2)
3. Dalhousie (6-0-1) / 46 / (4)
4. York (4-2-2) / 38 / (5)
T5. Alberta (5-1-2) / 34 / (3)
T5. Victoria (5-2-1) / 34 / (6)
7. Toronto (6-1-2) / 23 / (9)
8. Guelph (5-2-1) / 17 / (7)
9. UPEI (5-2-0) / 9 / (10)
10. UNB (3-2-3) / 3 / (9)

Other teams receiving votes: UQAM, Cape Breton, Windsor, Laurentian, Queen’s, UBC.


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Last Updated: 2009-10-06
Author: Michel Belanger