University Sports wrap up

GGsrugby3_webWomen’s rugby: Gee-Gees stifle Ravens, Move onto RSEQ semifinal

The Ottawa Gee-Gees put an end to the Carleton Ravens best-ever rugby season. A combination of their 31-0 win over Carleton and a pair of recently announced forfeited wins from earlier this season by Laval, have also launched the University of Ottawa, coached by 2016 Ottawa Sports Awards Female Coach of the Year, Jen Boyd, into first place in the RSEQ standings. They host Montreal on Oct. 21 to determine which team will head to the U Sports National Championships in Lethbridge, Alta. Carleton University finished with a record of 4-3.

Men’s Soccer: Ravens roll to OUA East Title

The Carleton Ravens captured the OUA East title with a 1-0 shutout against the UOIT Ridgebacks on Oct. 14. It’s been six years since the Ravens last won the division title. Their bid to become U Sports champions continues in the OUA conference quarter finals on either Oct 28 or 29.

Women’s soccer: Gee-Gees poised to make run at nationals

The Gee-Gees and Ravens women’s soccer teams will meet in the final game of both of their regular seasons on Oct. 22. Carleton will be playing for its pride as the Ravens were eliminated from playoff contention following their 2-1 loss to UOIT on Oct. 14. Ottawa sits in 2nd place in the OUA East, trailing only OUIT.

Football: Panda Game win pointless if Ravens miss playoffs

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Photo: Greg Mason

The Ottawa Gee-Gees will hope to bolster their playoff position in their final game of the season against the OUA’s top team and the 4th ranked team in the country, the Western Mustangs. At 5-2 the Gee-Gees have secured a playoff spot, but lots may change in the OUA’s final weekend of regular season play. The Carleton Ravens are on the outside-looking-in with one game remaining on their schedule. They’ll have to knock off the 4-3 Guelph Gryphons to keep their postseason hopes alive.

OUA Men's Hockey - Ottawa Gee-Gees vs  Carleton Ravens

Photo: Marc Lafleur

Men’s hockey: Ravens Beat Gee-Gees in OT to start season

Both Carleton University and the University of Ottawa started their season’s outside of the U Sports Top 10. So far, both teams are 1-1. The Ravens defeated the Gee-Gees 6-5 in an overtime thriller at Carleton’s Ice House in both teams’ first game of the season. They’ll meet on three more occasions in regular season play.

Women’s hockey: Ravens, Gee-Gees match up Oct. 22

Both the Gee-Gees and the Ravens opened their regular season with home wins. Ottawa beat Concordia by a score of 3-1, while the Carleton bested Montreal 2-1. The teams face-off against each other for the first time this season on Oct. 22 at the Carleton University Ice House.

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