Laurier climbs to No. 7

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Photo: Pete Methner

TORONTO, ON – Following their Week 7 victory over the Carleton Ravens, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s football team rose one spot in the U SPORTS Top 10 rankings to number seven in Canada.


Laurier, which was ranked has high as No. 4 this season but fell back to No. 8 after a three-game losing streak, was one of only two teams to move up in the seventh edition of this year’s rankings. The McMaster Marauders, previously unranked, moved into the No. 9 slot giving the OUA five of the 10 spots in the poll.

Now sitting at 3-3 on the season and in a three-way tie for fifth in the conference, the Hawks turn their attention to their next opponent, the Windsor Lancers (1-5). The two teams will square off in a School Day Game on Friday, October 12 at University Stadium. The contest marks Laurier’s final home game of the season where they will recognize their graduating seniors prior to kickoff.

The game is set to get underway at 11 a.m. and tickets can be purchased by visiting tickets.laurierathletics.com or by visiting the Hawk Desk or U Desk.

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