CIS TOP 10 #9 – SPARTANS WSOC, WXC, MVB NO. 2, WVB NO. 4, MXC NO. 7

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LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the third week in a row, Trinity Western has five teams ranked in the CIS Top 10, including women’s soccer and cross country and men’s volleyball at No.

2, women’s volleyball at No. 4 and men’s cross country at No. 7. Neither of TWU’s basketball teams were ranked in the season-opening polls.

The Spartans women’s soccer team has been ranked in the top three all season and is No. 2 for the second week in a row after three straight weeks at No. 1.

The women’s cross country team has now been No. 2 for three consecutive weeks after being third in Week 2 and 3 and fourth in Week 1.

The men’s volleyball team remained at No. 2 for the second straight week. The Spartans opened the season at No. 3 but went up to No. 2 in the Week 2.

The women’s volleyball team dropped from No. 2 to No. 4. The Spartans opened the year at No. 1 but fell to No. 2 in Week 2.

The men’s cross country team rose to season-high No. 7 ranking after last week jumping from No. 10 to No. 8.

WOMEN’S SOCCER
(regular season / playoff records) / votes / (previous ranking)

1. Ottawa (15-1-0 / 1-0) / 48 points / (1)
2. Trinity Western (10-1-1 / 1-0) / 46 / (2)
3. Laval (13-1-0) / 39 / (3)
4. Wilfrid Laurier (12-1-3 / 1-0) / 32 / (6)
5. Western (13-2-1 / 1-0) / 28 / (4)
6. UOIT (12-2-2 / 1-0) / 25 / (7)
7. Alberta (7-1-4 / 1-0) / 15 / (NR)
8. UNB (10-1-2) / 14 / (10)
9. Montreal (9-1-4) / 13 / (9)
10. Fraser Valley (7-2-3 / 1-0) / 9 / (NR)

Other teams receiving votes: Memorial (2), Victoria (2), Saskatchewan (1), York (1).

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
(points) / (previous ranking)

1. Guelph 99 points / (1)
2. Trinity Western 85 / (2)
3. Western 84 / (4)
4. Queen’s 64 / (5)
5. Toronto 57 / (3)
6. Victoria 49 / (6)
7. Laval 43 / (7)
8. Dalhousie 22 / (9)
9. Alberta 18 / (NR)
10. Ottawa 16 / (NR)

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. Alberta (6-0) / 290 points (29) / (1)
2. Trinity Western (4-2) / 252 (1) / (2)
3. McMaster (3-1) / 228 / (3)
4. Brandon (4-0) / 206 / (4)
5. UBC (5-1) / 165 / (5)
6. Dalhousie (3-0) / 112 / (10)
7. Calgary (3-3) / 79 / (7)
8. Western (3-0) / 72 / (NR)
9. Saskatchewan (1-3) / 60 / (9)
10. Winnipeg (5-1) / 45 / (NR)

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / votes / (previous ranking)

1. Alberta (5-1) / 60 points / (1)
2. Montreal (4-0) / 55 / (3)
3. UBC Okanagan (4-2) / 53 / (4)
4. Trinity Western (3-3) / 44 / (2)
T5. Toronto (2-0) / 40 / (5)
T5. Laval (4-0) / 40 / (8)
T5. Brandon (3-1) / 40 / (NR)
8. York (3-0) / 28 / (7)
9. McGill (4-0) / 27 / (NR)
10. Calgary (3-3) / 21 / (6)

Next highest votes: Winnipeg (14.5), Saint Mary’s (12), UBC (10), Ottawa (8), Memorial (7).

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
(points) / (previous ranking)

1. Guelph 100 points / (1)
2. Windsor 82 / (4)
3. Laval 79 / (3)
4. McMaster 75 / (2)
5. Victoria 60 / (5)
6. Lakehead 47 / (6)
7. Trinity Western 30 / (8)
8. Calgary 29 / (T9)
9. StFX 28 / (7)
10. Queen’s 12 / (NR)

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. Windsor (0-0) / 531 points (36) / (-)
2. UBC (0-0) / 482 (9) / (-)
3. Alberta (0-0) / 424 / (-)
4. McGill (0-0) / 345 / (-)
5. Saint Marys (0-0) / 304 / (-)
6. Saskatchewan (0-0) / 301 / (-)
7. McMaster (0-0) / 239 / (-)
8. Regina (0-0) / 211 / (-)
9. Queens (0-0) / 154 / (-)
10. Concordia (0-0) / 88 / (-)

Other teams receiving votes: Laval (83), Winnipeg (79).

MEN’S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. Carleton (0-0) / 446 points (43) / (-)
2. Ottawa (0-0) / 400 (2) / (-)
3. Ryerson (0-0) / 333 / (-)
4. McMaster (0-0) / 281 / (-)
5. Windsor (0-0) / 252 / (-)
6. Cape Breton (0-0) / 209 / (-)
7. UBC (0-0) / 164 / (-)
8. Saskatchewan (0-0) / 113 / (-)
9. UNB (0-0) / 80 / (-)
10. Victoria (0-0) / 44 / (-)

Other teams receiving votes: Alberta (40), Winnipeg (39).

MEN’S SOCCER
(regular season / playoff records) / votes / (previous ranking)

1. York (14-0-2 / 1-0) / 60 points / (1)
2. UNB (11-0-2) / 52 / (2)
3. UBC (9-2-1 / 1-0) / 48 / (3)
4. Saskatchewan (9-1-2 / 1-0) / 36 / (5)
5. UQAM (9-1-2) / 33 / (6)
6. Victoria (8-1-3 / 1-0) / 30 / (4)
7. McMaster (11-2-3 / 1-0) / 22 / (7)
8. Ryerson (12-4-0 / 1-0) / 21 / (T8)
9. Cape Breton (8-4-1) / 12 / (T8)
10. Laval (7-1-4) / 11 / (10)

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