BLACKBERRY - CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#6) - Tough weekend drops Spartans

SOCCER AND CROSS COUNTRY
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2010
CIS SOCCER RANKINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BLACKBERRY - CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#6)
Tough weekend drops Spartans

OTTAWA (CIS
) – Reigning national champion Trinity Western women’s soccer team drops three spots to No. 7 after one point weekend, while the Spartan men fall out of the top ten for first time since Oct. 28, 2008.

Alberta (women’s soccer), Laval (men’s soccer), McMaster (women’s cross country) and Guelph (men’s cross country) all hold on to their No. 1 positions this week.

In women’s soccer, No. 1 Alberta is now 7-0-1 in conference play following a 0-0 draw with Regina (2-4-2) and a 2-0 shutout of Manitoba (0-5-3) last weekend. The Spartans (5-2-1) drop to No. 7 after tying Victoria (2-1-3) 1-1 and losing to Fraser Valley (3-3-0) 2-1 in road games last weekend.

In men’s soccer, reigning CIS champion Laval (7-0-0) continued to roll over its QSSF opponents with a 3-1 defeat of UQTR (2-3-2). The No. 7Spartans fall out of the top ten after defeating Saskatchewan (3-3-2) 3-0 and losing to No. 4 Alberta (7-1-0) 4-0 last weekend at TWU. It is TWU’s lowest ranking since being ranked No. 6 in the final week of the 2008 season.

In cross-country running, the McMaster women and Guelph men both remain at No. 1 for the second time in as many rankings.   

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
(points) / (previous rankings)


1. McMaster 86.0 pts / (1)
2. Guelph 82.0 / (2)
3. Victoria 65.3 / (5)
4. Western Ontario 54.0 / (3)
T5. McGill 45.3 / (4)
T5. Calgary 45.3 / (8)
7. Alberta 34.0 / (7)
8. Queen’s 24.7 / (6)
9. Dalhousie 24.0 / (9)
10. Saskatchewan 18.7 / (10)

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
(points) / (previous rankings)


1. Guelph 91.3 pts / (1)
2. Windsor 88.7 / (2)
3. Victoria 63.3 / (4)
4. Western Ontario 58.0 / (3)
5. Calgary 53.3 / (7)
6. McMaster 32.0 / (5)
7. Regina 30.7 / (9)
8. Queen’s 22.7 / (8)
9. Alberta 22.0 / (10)
10. Toronto 17.3 / (6)

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


1. Alberta (7-0-1) / 50 pts / (1)
2. McGill (6-0-2) / 45 / (2)
3. Queen’s (10-1-0) / 40 / (5)
4. Montreal (6-1-1) / 33 / (6)
5. Wilfrid Laurier (7-1-1) / 27 / (3)
6. Dalhousie (6-0-2) / 23 / (9)
7. Trinity Western (5-2-1) / 19 / (4)
8. Ottawa (6-1-2) / 18 / (8)
9. UBC (5-2-1) / 9 / (7)
10. UPEI (5-0-3) / 8 / (NR)

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


1. Laval (7-0-0) / 60 pts / (1)
2. Western Ontario (10-0-1) / 54 / (2)
3. StFX (8-0-0) / 47 / (3)
4. Alberta (7-1-0) / 43 / (4)
5. Carleton (6-0-2) / 35 / (6)
6. UBC (5-2-0) / 29 / (5)
7. Toronto (4-1-3) / 16 / (7)
8. York (7-2-1) / 14 / (NR)
9. Calgary (5-1-2) / 13 / (NR)
10. Saint Mary’s (5-2-1) / 9 / (8)

Other teams receiving votes: McGill, Queen’s, Trinity Western, Montreal.

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Last Updated: 2010-10-05
Author: Scott Stewart