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Gee-Gees at a Glance

Wednesday October 4, 2017
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HOME GAMES

The U SPORTS seventh-ranked Gee-Gees women’s soccer team (7-1-3) are playing their first home matches in over a month this weekend. On Saturday, the team takes on the struggling RMC Paladins (0-10), a team they defeated 6-0 on Sept. 9. The following day, the team has the first of two Top 10 matchups to close the season. The tenth-ranked Queen’s Gaels (7-2-1) and the Gee-Gees played to a draw in Kingston last month, so the matchup is sure to excite. Both matches are underway at 1 p.m. Live updates will be available on Twitter at @geegees_wsoccer.

The U SPORTS sixth-ranked Gee-Gees women’s rugby team (4-1) are playing three times at home over the holiday weekend. On Friday, it is a rematch of last year’s national final as the Gee-Gees take on the top-ranked StFX X-Women (4-0) in exhibition action. On Friday, the first match at 5 p.m. will be between the team’s rookies, while the second at 6:20 will be between the veterans. Friday is the Rowan Stringer Memorial Game, which raises awareness and funds for Rowan’s Legacy, dealing with concussions in the sport. The team will have two days to rest before taking on Sherbrooke (2-3) in regular season play on Monday at 2 p.m. Live updates for all matches will be posted on Twitter at @geegees_wrugby.

Tickets for all home matches are available online at tickets.geegees.ca.

AWAY

The Gee-Gees cross country teams are participating in Université Laval’s invitational in Quebec, Que. this weekend. After both men’s and women’s teams received votes in the first week of U SPORTS rankings, the teams will look to grab the attention of voters once again this weekend. Events get underway at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Follow @geegees_track for updates.

EXHIBITION

Following a 1-1 road trip to Pennsylvania, where they lost to Robert Morris University, but defeated the nationally tenth-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions, the hockey team plays their final exhibition game on Friday at 7 p.m. against a Queen’s Gaels team that knocked them out of the playoffs last season. Tickets are available at tickets.geegees.ca and updates can be found on Twitter at @UOttawaMHockey.