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Gee-Gees at a Glance

 Capital Hoops
Wednesday October 25, 2017
At a glance

PLAYOFF GAMES:

The U SPORTS tenth-ranked women’s soccer team (10-1-5) host a first round home playoff game against Toronto (7-7-2) on Wednesday night. The Gee-Gees and Varsity Blues have played twice this season, both were thrilling matches, one that ended in a 1-0 win for Ottawa, the second was a 2-2 draw in Toronto. The match gets underway at 6 p.m. at Matt Anthony Field. With a win, the team would travel to play Queen’s for the OUA quarterfinals on Sunday, where the game would start at 1 p.m.

After securing their trip to the U SPORTS national championship, the women’s rugby team (8-0) is looking to capture their fourth consecutive RSEQ title at home on Friday. After downing Montreal in the semifinals, the team prepares for Laval (6-2) in what promises to be an exciting matchup. Action is underway at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on Rogers TV 22 in Ottawa.

Gee-Gees football (5-3) finished with the fourth seed in the OUA playoffs and will be playing their first home playoff game in six years on Saturday. The team takes on Guelph (5-3) and after the last two matchups between the teams were decided in overtime, it promises to be a thriller of a game. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Gee-Gees Field, the game will be broadcast live on OUA.tv.

HOME:

Gee-Gees swimmers are at home at Montpetit Hall for the uOttawa Invitational on Friday. Swimmers from Queen’s, Brock, and Carleton will be competing in the event. Action kicks off at 4 p.m. and results will be available on Twitter at @geegees_swim.

After going 1-1 in their first weekend of play, the Gee-Gees women’s volleyball team is set for two matches at home this weekend. The first is a rematch with Sherbrooke on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m., the Gee-Gees swept the Vert et Or (0-1) on the road last weekend. On Sunday, the team has a marquee matchup with U SPORTS third-ranked Montreal (2-0) at 2 p.m. at Montpetit Hall.

Gee-Gees men’s hockey (2-1-1) kicks their weekend off on the road against the struggling RMC Paladins (0-5) in Kingston on Friday night at 7 p.m. On Saturday, they return home for a great early season test against the U SPORTS fifth-ranked McGill Redmen (5-1-0) at Minto Sports Complex at 7 p.m. Both games will be live streaming on OUA.tv.

Gee-Gees women’s hockey (1-0-1) takes on fifth-ranked McGill (0-1) at home on Sunday afternoon. A win could springboard the Gee-Gees into Top 10 consideration playing among some of the nation’s best teams in the competitive RSEQ. Puck drop is set for 2 p.m. and will be live streamed on OUA.tv.

AWAY:

Cross country is away at the RSEQ Championships, which serves as a regular season meet for the Gee-Gees as they compete in the OUA. Montreal is the host of the event and action will start on Saturday, updates can be found on Twitter at @geegees_trackxc.

EXHIBITION:

Gee-Gees men’s basketball takes a pre-season a trip to Montreal to take on a Top 10 caliber McGill team on Saturday. The game featuring former Ottawa head coach Dave DeAveiro and his former player and assistant coach James Derouin is always an exciting meeting. The game tips off at 4 p.m. and will be live streamed by McGill. On Sunday, the team closes the pre-season at home against Laval at 6 p.m. at Montpetit Hall.

Women’s basketball also is taking on McGill and Laval this weekend, except both games are on the road. The Gee-Gees travel to Quebec City on Friday to take on Laval at 7 p.m. On Saturday, the team is in Montreal to play the Martlets at 2 p.m.