U SPORTS News

The StFX X-Women (women’s rugby), Cape Breton Capers (Men’s Soccer) and Ottawa Gee-Gees (women’s soccer) maintain their No.1 positions in this week’s Top 10 Tuesday rankings.

Click here for this week’s Football Top 10 rankings.

The X-Women opened defence of their AUS and U SPORTS titles with a 73-5 victory over the UPEI Panthers in head coach Mike Cavanagh’s 100th career win. StFX hosts Saint Mary’s in its home opener Saturday.

On the soccer pitch, the Capers and Gee-Gees both went undefeated on the weekend. Cape Breton began their quest for a fourth straight conference title with 2-1 and 1-0 victories over UNB and UPEI respectively, while Ottawa drew Toronto 1-1 before defeating Trent 3-0 on the road.

The Capers visit Dalhousie and Mount Allison this weekend, and the Gee-Gees host Laurentian and Nipissing.

Top 10 rankings will begin in men’s and women’s cross country next Tuesday, Sept. 17.

For the second straight season, U SPORTS is using the ELO Rating System for the calculation of its weekly national rankings. Powered by RankR, ELO’s unique algorithm blends a statistical calculation with customized variables that is adaptable across a range of sports. For more information, click here.  

WOMEN’S RUGBY

Rank School Regular Season Record ELO Previous Ranking
1 StFX 1-0-0 1717.03 1
2 Laval 2-0-0 1703.04 3
3 Queen’s 2-0-0 1675.75 5
4 Guelph 1-0-0 1673.79 2
5 Ottawa 0-1-1 1598.71 4
6 Acadia 1-0-0 1579.39 8
7 Victoria 1-0-0 1579.03 6
8 Sherbrooke 1-0-0 1556.21 9
9 Calgary 1-1-0 1551.92 7
10 Lethbridge 1-0-0 1547.13 10

MEN’S SOCCER

Rank School Regular Season Record ELO Previous Ranking
1 Cape Breton 2-0-0 1778.15 1
2 Montreal 2-0-0 1773.06 2
3 Carleton 4-0-0 1740.26 3
4 York 2-0-1 1725.24 4
5 Ryerson 4-0-0 1679.49 5
6 UBC 2-1-1 1649.38 6
7 Toronto 3-0-0 1621.36 9
8 McMaster 2-1-1 1612.83 NR
9 UNB 1-1-0 1612.00 NR
10 UQAM 2-1-0 1609.21 NR

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Rank School Regular Season Record ELO Previous Ranking
1 Ottawa 3-0-1 1786.63 1
2 Cape Breton 2-0-0 1752.56 3
3 Trinity Western 1-0-1 1747.91 2
4 Montreal 2-0-1 1708.52 4
5 Laval 2-0-1 1695.69 5
6 Guelph 3-0-1 1646.36 6
7 Calgary 1-0-1 1644.90 7
8 Western 4-0-0 1635.96 NR
9 Acadia 1-0-0 1627.03 NR
10 UBC 0-0-2 1623.53 9