CIS women's rugby Friday roundup
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No. 1 Lethbridge 63 Victoria 0
by Philippe Granger, UVic Sports Info Assistant
VICTORIA – The three-time defending CIS champions Lethbridge Pronghorns defeated the UVic women’s rugby team 63 - 0 Friday afternoon at Wallace Field.
Seven different Lethbridge players scored tries for the reigning CIS Champs. ‘Horns Fullback Brittany Orr led all scorers with 20 points running in five tries. B.C. Provincial team member Tiffany Wideen converted four times with the remainder of the 'Horns scoring coming from Brandi Van Eeuwen, Larissa Brown, Juhee Thompson, Kelsey Willoughby, and Sophia Butler.
With the win the ‘Horns are now 1-0 while the Vikes will regroup and look for their first win of the season as they host Calgary on October 1st at Wallace Field at 5 p.m. PT.
Scoring - Lethbridge
Tries: Tiffany Wideen, Brandi Van Eeuwen, Brittany Orr (5), Larissa Brown, Juhee Thompson, Kelsey Willoughby, Sophia Butler
Converts: Tiffany Wideen 4
No. 6 Alberta 78 Calgary 0
Scoring - Alberta
Tries: Karlee Carbert (4), Louise Chavarie (2), Erika Strande (2), Stacie Becker, Carmen Hobbs, Karla Telidetzki, Chelsea Guthrie, Chelsey Waldie, Hannah Wignault
Converts: Erika Strande (2), Chelsey Waldie (2)
Women's Rugby Point System
Win: 4 points
Loss by 7 points or less: 1
Four tries or more by any team: 1
No. 4 Concordia 65 Bishop's 0 Final
LENNOXVILLE, Que. - A hat trick by Emma Gaudet-Reichelson led the No. 4-ranked Concordia Stingers to a 65-0 shutout of the Bishop's Gaiters in Quebec University Rugby Union action tonight at Coulter Field. The third-year left winger found the end zone in the third, 33rd and 55th minutes as the Stingers cruised to the victory.
Jackie Tittley scored one try and added five conversions on 11 attempts to finish with 15 points as well. Jessie Lapointe scored a pair of tries for Concordia, while Solange De Blois, Adara Borys, Cara Stuckey, Jenna Giuliani and Taryn Gauley scored one each for the Stingers, who led 29-0 at halftime.
For the Gaiters, rookie full back Lois Boateng (Okotoks, Alta.) was named the player of the game, as she made a pair of try-saving tackles and consistently moved the ball forward.
The loss drops the Gaiters to 0-3 on the season, while Concordia moves to 3-0. The Gaiters return to action on next Friday night, October 1, as they host the McGill Martlets. Kickoff at Coulter Field is set for 6 p.m., and the game will be webcast on SSN Canada.
Source: Bishop's Sports Info
Toronto 5 Trent 5 Final
The Varsity Blues women's rugby team drew the Trent Excalibur to a 5-5 tie on Friday, September 24 in Peterborough, Ont.
LeeAnne Corrigan scored U of T's lone try when she opened the scoring late in the first half on a long run down the field.
Trent's Danielle Julius-Williams put the home team back in contention in the second half. The Blues put up a solid force to the remainder of the game, repeatedly stopping the Excalibur's pushes around their goal line.
The Varsity Blues return to action next Friday, October 1 when they host the Waterloo Warriors at Back Campus. Game time is scheduled for 1 p .m.
Source: Toronto Sports Info
York 78 Laurier 20 Final
WATERLOO, Ont. - The Wilfrid Laurier women's rugby team drops to a 0-3 record after Friday night's 78-20 loss to the York Lions (1-2).
York started off the scoring with three quick tries all within the first five minutes of the game. Around the quarter mark, Laurier's Kaley Powers (Kingston, Ont.) carried the ball in to score the team's first try of the season. Tiera Thomas-Reynolds (Scarborough, Ont.) of York scored a remarkable six tries during the game.
While the game was still rather lop-sided, Laurier has now surpassed last season's points-for record with the three additional tries scored by Brittany Baxter (Cambridge, Ont.), Kendra Hilker (Peterborough, Ont.) and Samantha Schmalz (Southampton, Ont.).
Laurier (0-3) takes to the road on October 2nd for their next game against nine-time OUA champions, the Guelph Griffins (2-0).
Source: Laurier Sports Info