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TOP 10 TUESDAY: UNB, Alberta remain on top in hockey

U SPORTS Staff

The defending national champions UNB Varsity Reds (men) and Alberta Pandas (women) continue to lead the way in the second polls of the U SPORTS hockey season. 

UNB improved to 4-0-0 following a 2-0 win at Moncton Friday and a 6-2 victory at home to UPEI Saturday.  The Varsity Reds visit Acadia and Saint Mary’s this weekend. On the women’s side, fourth-year forward Amy Boucher scored three goals in two games, as Alberta (2-1-1) split a weekend series with No.8 Manitoba, winning 4-3 Friday night before falling 4-2 on Saturday. The Bisons will play a home-and-home series with Calgary this weekend.

In other U SPORTS rankings, Laval (men’s cross country and women’s soccer), Queen’s (women’s cross country), Montreal (men’s soccer) and StFX (women’s rugby) all remain national leaders for another week. 

Note: Next Tuesday (Oct. 24) Top 10 rankings conclude in women’s rugby, and begin for men’s and women’s volleyball. 

U SPORTS TOP 10 Tuesday Rankings – Oct. 17, 2017  

Men's Cross Country

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 Laval 95 1
2 Guelph 94 2
3 Trinity Western 69 3
4 McMaster 61 4
5 Western 49 6
6 Queen’s 44 5
7 Calgary 39 T8
8 Victoria 34 7
9 Windsor 25 T8
T10 Dalhousie 10 10
T10 Toronto 10 NR
Other teams receiving votes: McGill (7), Alberta (6), StFX (3),
Carleton (3), Regina (2), Waterloo (2), UNB (2), Manitoba (1)

Women's Cross Country

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 Queen’s 88 1
2 Toronto 84 3
3 Guelph 79 2
4 Laval 69 T4
5 Trinity Western 58 T4
6 Western 43 6
7 Calgary 33 7
T8 McGill 26 8
T8 Victoria 26 9
10 McMaster 20 10
Other teams receiving votes: Dalhousie (9), Alberta (9), StFX (4), Sherbrooke (4),
Laurentian (2), Saskatchewan (2), Acadia (1), Waterloo (1)

Men's Hockey

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 UNB (4-0-0) 144 (11) 1
2 Alberta (4-0-0) 135 (3) 2
3 Saskatchewan (4-0-0) 117 3
4 StFX (4-0-0) 107 (1) 4
5 McGill (3-1-0) 74 5
6 Calgary (3-0-1) 73 9
7 Ryerson (2-0-0) 43 8
8 Acadia (2-1-1) 35 6
9 Saint Mary's (2-1-1) 33 7
10 Queen's (2-0-0) 21 NR
Other teams receiving votes: York (19), Laurier (15), UQTR (7), Waterloo (2)  

 

Women's hockey

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Alberta (2-1-1) 38 1
2 UBC (3-1-0) 36 2
3 McGill (0-0-0) 34 3
4 Saint Mary's (2-0-0) 28 5
5 Concordia (0-1-0) 23 4
6 Guelph (0-0-0) 20 6
7 StFX (2-0-0) 16 7
8 Manitoba (2-2-0) 13 8
9 Nipissing (0-0-0) 6 10
10 Montreal (0-0-1) 5 9
Other teams receiving votes: Ottawa (1)

Women's Rugby

Rank School Season Playoffs Votes (pts) Previous
1 StFX (6-0) (0-0) 97 1
2 Guelph (4-0) (1-0) 91 2
3 Ottawa (7-0) (0-0) 84 5
4 Calgary (4-0) (0-0) 69 6
5 Laval (5-2) (0-0) 61 3
6 Victoria (3-1) (0-0) 50 4
7 Queen's (2-2) (2-0) 41 8
8 McMaster (3-1) (0-1) 27 7
9 Concordia (4-3) (0-0) 19 10
10 Acadia (4-2) (0-0) 15 9
Other team receiving votes: Montreal (4) and Lethbridge (2)

Men's Soccer

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Montreal (9-0-0) 60 1
2 Alberta (9-1-2) 50 2
3 Cape Breton (7-0-1) 49 3
4 Carleton (12-1-2) 45 4
5 York (12-2-1) 36 5
6 UBC (9-3-1) 27 7
7 StFX (6-1-2) 24 8
8 Guelph (9-3-1) 15 6
9 McMaster (10-3-1) 13 NR
10 Toronto (8-2-4) 9 9

 

Women's soccer

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Laval (9-0-1) 60 1
UOIT (12-0-2) 54 2
 3 Western (13-1-1) 43 4
 4 Cape Breton (8-0-0) 34 5
Trinity Western (10-2-0) 30 10
UBC (7-2-3) 23* 3
Ottawa (10-1-4) 23* 7
 8 Victoria (8-1-3) 22 6
Alberta (8-2-2) 20 8
 10 Montreal (7-0-3) 19 9
 Other teams receiving votes: Queen's (2)