Monday, February 24, 2014

The Road To The University Cup

The 1st round of the CIS playoffs are now complete around the country and here is how things look as the University Cup approaches next month:.

ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT (1 berth at University Cup - AUS Champion)

QUARTER-FINALS (best-of-3)
Byes: #1 UNB, #2 Acadia
#3 Moncton defeated #6 St. FX (2 games to 0)
#5 Saint Mary's defeated #4 UPEI (2 games to 1)

SEMI-FINALS (best-of-5)
#1 UNB vs. #5 Saint Mary's (begins Wednesday)
#2 Acadia vs. #3 Moncton (begins Wednesday)

ONTARIO UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS (3 berths at University Cup - OUA East Champion + OUA West Champion + 3rd place team)

OUA EAST 

QUARTER-FINALS (best-of-3)
#1 Carleton defeated #8 Nipissing (2 games to 0)
#2 UQTR defeated #7 UOIT (2 games to 0)
#3 McGill defeated #6 Concordia (2 games to 0)
#5 Queen's defeated #4 Ottawa (2 games to 0)

SEMI-FINALS (best-of-3)
#1 Carleton vs. #5 Queen's (begins Wednesday)
#2 UQTR vs. #3 McGill (begins Wednesday)

OUA WEST 

QUARTER-FINALS (best-of-3)
#1 Western defeated #8 Guelph (2 games to 1)
#2 Lakehead defeated #7 York (2 games to 0)
#3 Ryerson defeated #6 Brock (2 games to 1)
#4 Windsor defeated #5 Toronto (2 games to 0)

SEMI-FINALS (best-of-3)
#1 Western vs. #4 Windsor (begins Thursday)
#2 Lakehead vs. #3 Ryerson (begins Wednesday)

CANADA WEST (2 berths at University Cup - Canada West Champion + host Saskatchewan Huskies)

QUARTER-FINALS (best-of-3)
Byes: #1 Alberta, #2 Calgary
#6 British Columbia defeated #3 Saskatchewan (2 games to 1)
#4 Manitoba defeated #4 Mount Royal (2 games to 1)

SEMI-FINALS (best-of-3)
#1 Alberta vs. #6 British Columbia (begins Friday)
#2 Calgary vs. #4 Manitoba (begins Friday)