U SPORTS TOP 10 | WOMEN’S SOCCER RANKED NO. 4, MEN’S SOCCER NO. 10

U SPORTS TOP 10 | WOMEN’S SOCCER RANKED NO. 4, MEN’S SOCCER NO. 10

LANGLEY, British Columbia – For the second week in a row, Trinity Western has two teams in the U SPORTS Top 10, with the Spartans women’s soccer team remaining at No. 4 and the men’s soccer team slotting in at No. 10.

The men’s team earned a 7-1 win in their home-opener Friday night before losing to now No. 6-ranked UBC 3-0 on the road. The Spartans are back on the pitch this Friday and Saturday when they travel to play UNBC. Bot games start at 6 p.m. (PT).

The women’s soccer team opens its Canada West regular season this weekend, when they will host UBC Friday and Victoria Saturday. Kickoff for both matches is at 5 p.m. (PT) and both games will be streamed live at www.canadawest.tv.

New this season, U SPORTS is implementing the ELO Rating System for the calculation of its weekly national rankings. Powered by RankR, ELO’s unique algorithm blends a statistical calculation with customized variables that is adaptable across a range of sports.

U SPORTS TOP 10 Tuesday Rankings – September 4, 2018

WOMEN’S SOCCER
Rank School Record ELO Previous
1 Montreal 1-0-1 1732.9 1
2 Laval 1-0-1 1726.0 3
3 Cape Breton 0-0-0 1719.5 2
4 Trinity Western 0-0-0 1716.1 4
5 Queen’s 2-0-0 1705.3 5
6 UBC 1-0-0 1688.1 7
7 Ottawa 3-0-1 1673.7 9
8 Western 2-0-2 1673.2 6
9 Guelph 2-0-2 1629.9 NR
10 Acadia 0-0-0 1629.4 10

Honourable Mention: Victoria (1622.2), Memorial (1587.7), UOIT (1577.8), Alberta (1577.5), Calgary (1562.4), Saskatchewan (1545.0), Dalhousie (1537.3), McMaster (1537.0), Toronto (1534.5), MacEwan (1527.6), McGill (1517.7), York (1508.5), UNB (1505.9), UQAM (1504.4), StFX (1502.1), UFV (1500.9)

MEN’S SOCCER
Rank School Record ELO Previous
1 Cape Breton 0-0-0 1761.5 1
2 York 3-0-1 1759.3 2
3 Montreal 2-0-0 1725.0 3
4 Ryerson 4-0-0 1701.6 4
5 Carleton 4-0-0 1684.0 5
6 UBC 1-0-1 1669.3 7
7 Guelph 2-1-1 1650.0 6
8 Alberta 3-0-0 1626.7 NR
9 McMaster 3-0-1 1623.4 9
10 Trinity Western 1-1-1 1606.5 8

Honourable Mention: Toronto (1602.1), Thompson Rivers (1594.7), StFX (1592.6), UQAM (1581.3), UNB (1573.0), Acadia (1545.5), Western (1537.5), Mount Royal (1532.4), Laval (1532.3), Calgary (1521.2), UBC Okanagan (1511.3), Saskatchewan (1509.1)

About U SPORTS
U SPORTS is the national brand for University Sports in Canada. Every year, over 12,000 student-athletes and 500 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS also provides higher performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, as well as numerous world university championships.

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