Thursday, December 7, 2023

Girls’s U Sports activities pass nation mid-season energy scores


We are actually two weeks into the 2023 U Sports activities cross-country season, and it’s time to replace our Canadian Working ladies’s group energy scores in keeping with mid-season effects. 

Right here’s how our scores paintings: if a group is successful, they’re going to climb the scores. If a group is shedding, they slide. We will be able to replace the scores each 3 weeks all through the season within the ramp-up to the 2023 U Sports activities Championships on Nov. 12, from London, Ont.

2023 Girls’s U Sports activities pass nation pre-season energy scores

We’re not up to six weeks clear of the 2023 U Sports activities Championship, so listed below are the scores of the end 10 ladies’s groups within the nation, plus a few athletes to look forward to this season of their respective meetings.

10. Toronto Varsity Blues (OUA) +/- 

9. Montreal Carabins  (RSEQ) *new*

8. Victoria Vikes (CanWest) +/-

Victoria Vikes
Photograph: Western Washington College Athletics

7. Guelph Gryphons (OUA) -4

6. Queen’s Gaels (OUA) +/-

5. McMaster Marauders (OUA) +/-

4. St. Francis Xavier X-Girls (AUS) +3

3. Laval Rouge-et-Or (RSEQ) +1

2. Western Mustangs (OUA) +/-

1. UBC Thunderbirds (CanWest) +/-

The UBC Thunderbirds handle their height spot after the primary two weeks of the XC season. The UBC ladies received the Western Invitational on Sept. 23 in exceptional model, hanging 5 ladies within the height six to safe the ladies’s identify at the 2023 U Sports activities Championship direction in London, Ont. Main the rate for the Thunderbirds are veterans Kyla Becker, Katie Newlove and Rachel Mortimer, who swept the rostrum within the ladies’s 8K, surpassing the end OUA XC systems. Even though the Thunderbirds completed 2nd ultimate 12 months in the back of Laval Rouge-et-Or, successful their 2nd consecutive U Sports activities ladies’s championship in Halifax, they’re now early favourites for the gold come November.

Additionally hiking up within the scores are the #4 ranked St. Francis Xavier X-Girls, transferring up 3 spots after marking their mark on the Western Invitational, taking 3rd position in the back of the top-ranked UBC and #2 Western Mustangs. Additionally breaking into the end 10 are the #9 ranked Montreal Carabins, who completed 7th on the Western Invite, with 4 runners completing within the height 40. Then again, Guelph and UBC Okanagan have observed a drop within the mid-season scores. UBC Okanagan goals to rebound on the upcoming UBCO Warmth Invitational on Oct. 7, the place they’re going to host the top-ranked Thunderbirds and the #8-ranked Victoria Vikes, contemporary off their victory on the Invoice Roe Vintage in Bellingham, Wash. ultimate week. 

Person identify contenders

Jade Berube (Laval Rouge-et-Or)
Kyla Becker (UBC Thunderbirds)
Anna Carruthers (Western Mustangs)
Cameron Ormond (Guelph Gryphons)
Marley Beckett
(UBC Thunderbirds)
Catherine Beauchemin (Laval Rouge-et-Or)
Hannah Goodjohn (McMaster Marauders)


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