Monday, February 27, 2012

CIS UPDATE: Six More Teams Eliminated From Contention

This past week seen the AUS begin their semi-finals, OUA East and OUA West complete their semi-finals, and Canada West wrap up their quarter-finals. As a result, there are only 11 teams left to battle for 5 spots at the University Cup in Fredericton next month. Here is a recap of everything that has transpired around the country in the last 7 days.

ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT
- Two berths at University Cup (UNB + Champion, or runner-up if UNB wins conference)
  • SEMI-FINALS (Best-of-5)
#1 UNB leads #4 UPEI 2 games to 0 (4-3, 5-1) - Series resumes Wednesday

#2 SMU and #3 UdeM tied at 1 (6-2 SMU, 3-0 UdeM) - Series resumes Wednesday

ONTARIO UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

- Three berths at University Cup (OUA East Champion + OUA West Champion + Winner of OUA East Finals Loser/OUA West Finals Loser)

OUA EAST
  • SEMI-FINALS (Best-of-3)

#1 McGill defeated #6 Ottawa 2 gamed to 0 (5-3, 5-3)

#2 UQTR defeated #5 Carleton 2 games to 1 (8-1, 1-5, 3-2OT)

  • FINALS (Best-of-3)
#1 McGill vs. #2 UQTR - Series begins Wednesday

OUA WEST
  • SEMI-FINALS (Best-of-3)

#1 Western defeated #6 Brock 2 gamed to 0 (5-3, 3-2)

#5 Windsor defeated #2 Lakehead 2 games to 1 (2-3, 4-1, 3-2OT)

  • FINALS (Best-of-3)
#1 Western vs. #5 Windsor - Series begins Wednesday

CANADA WEST
- One berth at University Cup (Champion)
  • QUARTER-FINALS (Best-of-3)
#3 Saskatchewan defeated #6 Lethbridge 2 games to 0 (4-2, 10-3)

#4 Calgary defeated #5 UBC 2 games to 1 (3-4, 4-0, 3-2)
  • SEMI-FINALS (Best-of-3)
#1 Manitoba vs. #4 Calgary - Series begins Friday

#2 Alberta vs. #3 Saskatchewan - Series begins Friday