PotashCorp University Cup presented by Co-op: New attendance record set at CIS men’s hockey championship

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SASKATOON (CIS) – The 2014 PotashCorp University Cuppresented by Co-op drew a seven-game total of 41,089 fans at CreditUnion Centre in Saskatoon, setting a new attendance record for theCIS men’s hockey championship.

The previous tournament mark – also over seven matches -had held since 2000 when 40,956 spectators turned up atSaskatchewan Place, which has since been renamed Credit UnionCentre.

In the 52-year history of the University Cup tourney, the fivemost attended championships have all been held in Saskatoon,including in 2014 (41,089), 2000 (40,956), 2013 (38,347), 1999(37,184) and 1998 (37,121).

The 2014 PotashCorp University Cup presented by Co-op is hostedby the University of Saskatchewan. The Alberta Golden Bears andSaskatchewan Huskies face off in today’s gold-medal final, infront of a crowd of 6,289.

UNIVERSITY CUPTOURNAMENT ATTENDANCE RECORD:

41,089 (7 games, Saskatoon, 2014)
40,956 (7 games, Saskatoon, 2000)
38,347 (7 games, Saskatoon, 2013)
37,184 (7 games, Saskatoon, 1999)
37,121 (7 games, Saskatoon, 1998)

GAME-BY-GAMEATTENDANCE 2014 UNIVERSITY CUP:

Game #1 Alberta vs. Carleton: 6,102
Game #2 Windsor vs. Acadia: 2,008
Game #3 McGill vs. Carleton: 8,304
Game #4 Saskatchewan vs. Acadia: 8,104
Game #5 Alberta vs. McGill: 3,041
Game #6 Saskatchewan vs. Windsor: 7,241
Game #7 Alberta vs. Saskatchewan: 6,289
TOTAL: 41,089

About Canadian Interuniversity Sport

Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body ofuniversity sport in Canada. Every year, 11,000 student-athletes and700 coaches from 55 universities and four regional associations viefor 21 national championships in 12 different sports. CIS alsoprovides high performance international opportunities for Canadianstudent-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well asnumerous world university championships. For further information,visit www.cis-sic.ca or followus on:

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