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GEE-GEES MONDAY MORNING UPDATE

 Capital Hoops
Monday November 27, 2017

The men’s hockey team earned a pair of 4-3 victories in shoot-outs over Ryerson and York, improving its record to 8-4-2 on the season and moving into fifth place in OUA East. York was ranked no. 8 in U SPORTS heading into the weekend. FULL STORY (York) (Ryerson)

The women’s hockey team also notched a 4-3 shootout victory over a Top Ten ranked squad, bumping Concordia on Friday night in Montreal. Alexe Drouin’s second goal of the season with 50 seconds left pushed the game to overtime before Sara Lachance scored the game winner in the shootout. Ottawa then played to a 5-2 loss against Montreal on Sunday. FULL STORY

The swim team competed at the OUA Fairweather Divisionals and earned its highest team results at the event in recent memory with a second place finish for the men and a third place finish in the women’s team standings. Competing against the top teams in the conference, Ottawa’s Davide Casarin had a standout weekend winning all four individual freestyle events. FULL STORY

The basketball teams travelled to Lakehead on Saturday night where the men captured a commanding 94-59 win. Ottawa led 50-24 at halftime and was led by a double-double performance from Jean Emmanuel Pierre-Charles with 16 points and 12 rebounds. First-year Chase Tynes established a career high with 14 points on 7-for-8 shooting, while Calvin Epistola had a team high of 17 points. The women’s team fell short in the second half after leading by four at half time and took a 72-60 loss. The Gee-Gees could not stop the OUA’s leading scorer, Leashja Grant, who scored 25 points with 15 rebounds.