CIS Top Ten Tuesday (#10): McGill moves up to No. 1 in women’s hockey

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OTTAWA (CIS) – The McGill University Martlets are the newteam to beat in CIS women’s hockey. McGill moves up one spotin the fifth national coaches’ poll of the season, while thereigning champion Calgary Dinos drop to No. 2 after holding thepole position for four weeks.
The only other change at the top in this week’s CIS rankingssees Calgary take over from Montreal in women’s swimming.

In other sports, Guelph (women’s & men’s crosscountry), Saskatchewan (men’s hockey), Toronto (men’sswimming), Windsor (women’s basketball), Carleton(men’s basketball), Trinity Western (women’svolleyball) and Alberta (men’s volleyball) all maintain theirNo. 1 status.

In women’s hockey, the Martlets improved to 6-0 inconference play over the weekend thanks to a 4-1 win overpreviously undefeated and fourth-ranked Montreal (5-1) and a 4-0shutout against Ottawa.

Meanwhile out West, the Dinos (8-1-1) suffered their second lossof the campaign – their first in regulation – last Friday, a4-2 setback against No. 3 Alberta (8-2-0). The defending CIS champsquickly got back on their feet however as they blanked theirprovincial rivals 1-0 in Saturday’s rematch.

In cross country, Guelph heads to Saturday’s CISchampionships in London, Ont., as the overwhelming favourite toonce again claim the women’s and men’s team banners.The Gryphons have captured the last seven national titles inwomen’s competition and have won six consecutive men’schampionships, both CIS record streaks.

WOMEN’SBASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) /(previous rankings)
1. Windsor (0-0) / 480 points (40) / (1)
2. Fraser Valley (2-0) / 423 / (3)
3. Regina (1-1) / 396 / (2)
4. Carleton (0-0) / 369 / (4)
5. Saint Mary’s (2-0) / 313 / (5)
6. Saskatchewan (1-1) / 295 / (6)
7. Victoria (2-0) / 237 / (7)
8. Acadia (0-0) / 197 / (8)
9. Wilfrid Laurier (0-0) / 154 / (9)
10. UBC (2-0) / 128 / (10)

Also receiving votes: Ottawa (60), Alberta (42), Calgary(15).

MEN’SBASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) /(previous rankings)
1. Carleton (0-0) / 480 points (41) / (1)
2. UBC (2-0) / 440 / (2)
3. Acadia (0-0) / 395 / (3)
4. Fraser Valley (1-0) / 358 / (4)
5. Lakehead (0-0) / 316 / (6)
6. McGill (0-0) / 273 / (7)
7. Saskatchewan (1-1) / 246 / (5)
8. Cape Breton (0-0) / 204 / (8)
9. Windsor (0-0) / 148 / (9)
10. Alberta (2-0) / 126 / (10)

Also receiving votes: Bishop’s (23), Victoria (18).

WOMEN’SCROSS COUNTRY

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. Guelph 98.2 points / (1)
2. McMaster 87.3 / (2)
3. Victoria 80.0 / (3)
4. Western 66.4 / (4)
5. McGill 63.6 / (5)
6. Calgary 43.6 / (6)
7. Toronto 38.2 / (7)
8. Windsor 26.4 / (8)
9. StFX 21.8 / (9)
10. Queen’s 8.2 / (10)

MEN’SCROSS COUNTRY

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. Guelph 100.0 points / (1)
2. Victoria 84.0 / (2)
3. Windsor 81.0 / (3)
4. Queen’s 65.0 / (4)
5. Regina 60.0 / (5)
6. Laval 49.0 / (6)
7. McMaster 37.0 / (7)
8. StFX 27.0 / (8)
9. Calgary 22.0 / (9)
10. Lakehead 10.0 / (10)

WOMEN’SHOCKEY

(regular season record) / (previous rankings)
1. McGill (6-0-0) / (2)
2. Calgary (8-1-1) / (1)
3. Alberta (8-2-0) / (4)
4. Montreal (5-1-0) / (3)
5. Wilfrid Laurier (8-1-1) / (7)
6. Queen’s (8-1-1) / (6)
7. StFX (5-1-0) / (5)
8. Western (7-1-1) / (10)
9. Guelph (6-2-2) / (8)
10. St. Thomas (6-1-0) / (NR)

MEN’SHOCKEY

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) /(previous rankings)
1. Saskatchewan (7-1-0) / 164 points (15) / (1)
2. Alberta (7-3-0) / 144 (1) / (2)
3. Acadia (6-2-0) / 129 / (6)
4. UQTR (6-2-1) / 110 (1) / (5)
5. Moncton (5-2-1) / 100 / (3)
6. UNB (5-3-0) / 82 / (4)
7. Lakehead (6-3-1) / 48 / (8)
8. Saint Mary’s (5-3-0) / 40 / (NR)
9. Calgary (5-3-0) / 35 / (10)
10. Windsor (6-2-0) / 29 / (NR)

Also receiving votes: StFX (17), Toronto (16), McGill (6),Ottawa (5), Western (4), Carleton (3), Manitoba (2), UPEI (1).

WOMEN’SSWIMMING

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. Calgary 399 points / (3)
2. Montreal 368 / (1)
3. Toronto 365 / (4)
4. UBC 354 / (NR)
5. McGill 249 / (2)
6. Alberta 157 / (9)
7. UQTR 149 / (6)
8. McMaster 126 / (5)
9. Guelph 104 / (7)
10. Dalhousie 103 / (NR)

MEN’SSWIMMING

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. Toronto 610 points / (1)
2. Calgary 603 / (2)
3. UBC 263 / (NR)
4. Laval 260 / (3)
5. Alberta 218 / (8)
6. Montreal 170 / (4)
7. Lethbridge 160 / (NR)
8. McGill 148 / (5)
9. Ottawa 113 / (7)
10. McMaster 105 / (9)

WOMEN’SVOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / votes / (previousrankings)
1. Trinity Western (3-1) / 45 points / (1)
2. UBC (3-1) / 42 / (2)
3. Alberta (2-2) / 39 / (3)
4. Manitoba (3-0) / 36 / (5)
5. Ottawa (5-0) / 32 / (6)
6. Laval (5-1) / 31 / (4)
7. Montreal (4-2) / 27 / (7)
8. Dalhousie (3-2) / 23 / (8)
9. York (4-0) / 19 / (9)
10. Sherbrooke (5-1) / 18 / (NR)

Next highest: Brandon (15), Calgary (12), Mount Royal (6.5),Ryerson (6.5), Queen’s (3).

MEN’SVOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previousrankings)
1. Alberta (4-0) / 270 points (27) / (1)
2. Trinity Western (3-1) / 229 (1) / (2)
T3. McMaster (3-0) / 204 / (3)
T3. Manitoba (3-0) / 204 / (4)
5. Laval (5-0) / 174 / (5)
6. UBC (1-3) / 124 / (7)
7. Brandon (3-1) / 122 / (6)
8. Saskatchewan (2-2) / 85 / (8)
9. Thompson Rivers (3-1) / 62 / (10)
10. Waterloo (3-0) / 20 / (NR)

-CIS-

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