The women’s volleyball team is set for their Home Opener against McGill this Friday. The matchup will open uOttawa’s second season in the RSEQ, the two teams met in the Gee-Gees’ home opener last season as well. The Martlets and Gee-Gees had very comparable records last year, finishing 10-10 and Gees 9-11 respectively. The Gee-Gees won the season series last year with two wins and a loss. The action gets underway at Montpetit Hall at 7 p.m. The team also takes to the road this weekend, playing at Sherbrooke at 1 p.m. on Sunday.
The U SPORTS third-ranked women’s rugby team (7-0) is hosting an RSEQ semi-final on Saturday. After having their only loss of the season overturned due to a Laval forfeit, the Gee-Gees are entering the playoffs as the top seed. They will face the Montreal Carabins (4-3), a team they beat 27-12 on the road on Sept. 16. A win secures the Gee-Gees a spot in the RSEQ finals, which would be hosted at uOttawa and also would guarantee their place at the U SPORTS Championships in Lethbridge, Alta. The match is underway at 1 p.m.
The U SPORTS seventh-ranked women’s soccer team (10-1-4) plays their final regular season game against rival Carleton Ravens (4-10-1) at Matt Anthony Field on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. With playoff seeding implications on the line for the Gee-Gees, it should once again play out to be an exciting matchup.
Tickets to all home games are available online at tickets.geegees.ca.
The Gee-Gees football team (5-2) wrap their regular season with a trip to London, Ont. to take on the U SPORTS fourth-ranked Western Mustangs (7-0). After securing their place in the OUA playoffs last weekend, this weekend’s game is all about seeding for the Gee-Gees. A win gives them a guaranteed home playoff game, while a loss leaves a quarterfinal at Gee-Gees Field in the balance of two other games on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. and the game is live on OUA.tv and Rogers TV in Ottawa on channel 22.
The men’s hockey team (1-0-1) is on the road to kick off the second week of the regular season. The trip to Southwestern Ontario includes stops at Windsor on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. and at Western on Saturday at 7 p.m. Both games will be streaming live on OUA.tv
The women’s hockey team (1-0) travels across the city to take on the Carleton Ravens (1-0) at Carleton’s Ice House on Sunday night at 6 p.m. The game is streaming live on OUA.tv.
Gee-Gees men’s basketball is hosting the annual Jack Donohue Tournament this weekend. This year’s edition features a smaller slate of games, with three teams competing at Montpetit Hall. On Friday afternoon, the hosts take on the Concordia Stingers at 3 p.m. to get the weekend started. Concordia and Laurier take over Montpetit on Saturday, as the two match up at 2 p.m. The tournament draws to a close on Sunday when the Gee-Gees take on former uOttawa lead assistant coach Justin Serresse and his Laurier Golden Hawks at 2 p.m. Updates to all games will be available on Twitter at @geegees_mbball.
The women’s basketball team is also taking part in their final preseason tournament this weekend at the McKeen Metro Glebe Tournament at Carleton. On Friday, the Gee-Gees take on UNBC at 8 p.m., they recently beat the Timberwolves 76-66 in Montreal on Sept. 29. On Saturday, the team takes on the Bishop’s Gaiters also at 8 p.m. The Gee-Gees wrap up the tournament with a marquee matchup with the host Ravens at 2 p.m. on Sunday, which is streaming live on OUA.tv.
Gee-Gees swimmers will be in Sudbury for some exhibition action in the TriMeet between Laurentian, Waterloo, and Ottawa. Action gets underway on Saturday afternoon and continues early Sunday morning. Updates will be available on Twitter at @geegees_swim.