Gaiters Try And Stuff Com­pe­ti­tion Over Thanks­giv­ing Week­end

Stanstead Journal - - SPORTS -

The Bishop’s Univer­sity Gaiters men’s and women’s rugby teams will open the Thanks­giv­ing week­end and the lacrosse team will close the hol­i­day week­end. The men’s rugby team will face Sher­brooke on Wed­nes­day night at 7 p.m. in Sher­brooke while women’s rugby team will host Con­cor­dia on Thurs­day at 8 p.m. and Lacrosse will face Con­cor­dia on Mon­day Oct. 13 at 9 p.m. in Mon­treal. The Foot­ball squad is also back in ac­tion on Thurs­day night at McGill at 7 p.m.

The men’s rugby team (2-1-1) will face the Sher­brooke Vert et Or (1-3-0) on Wed­nes­day night at 7 p.m. The Gaiters are cur­rently in a sec­ond place tie in the RSEQ stand­ings after a 23-23 draw with McGill (2-1-1) on Satur­day. Sher­brooke sits be­low the Gaiters in fourth place. The Gaiters shutout the Vert et Or 22-0 at the start of this year on Coul­ter Field.

The Lady Gaiters (0-6-0) women’s rugby team will host the No. 9 Con­cor­dia Stingers on Thurs­day night at 8 p.m. on Coul­ter Field. Bishop’s lost to No. 6 Ot­tawa this past week­end while Con­cor­dia fell 27-25 to No. 8 Laval.

The lacrosse team (6-2) will play Con­cor­dia (0-8) on Thanks­giv­ing Mon­day at 9 p.m. in Mon­treal. The Gaiters are com­ing off a suc­cess­ful road trip to On­tario. They beat Trent 9-7 (2-6) on Satur­day and Queen’s (5-4) 11-2 on Sun­day. Con­cor­dia fell 21-0 to McGill (10-0) and 16-6 to Ot­tawa (2-7) this past week­end.

Women’s rugby on Thurs­day Oct. 9 will be live streamed at www.gaiters.ca/ we­b­cast

More de­tails about the Gaiters foot­ball game to follow.

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