Sports in brief

A rundown of how Queen’s fared last weekend

Gaels take to the pitch, water, field, and diamond.
Varsity Sports
Women’s Soccer met the Varsity Blues at the University of Toronto on Saturday. The Gaels defeated the Blues 4-1 and improved their record this season to 5-0-2. 
After the game, Seema Sakran sits atop the OUA points table with eight goals and three assists so far this season. Queen’s remains the only undefeated team in the OUA. Their display this past weekend earned them the No. 3 ranked spot in the U Sports Top Ten.
Men’s Soccer took a loss against the University of Toronto. The Varsity Blues beat them 3-0 even though the Gaels had 12 more shots on net. Queen’s will return to Toronto next weekend to play Toronto Metropolitan University.
Women’s Rugby continued their slaughter of OUA teams with a 45-18 win over Guelph. Despite this being their closest game yet, Queen’s remains the only undefeated team in the OUA and the top ranked team in the country. 
Men’s Rugby is 3-0 after last weekend’s win over MacMaster. The Gaels came out strong and put up 80 points to the Marauders’ seven. They currently lead the OUA standings.
Queen’s rowing competed this weekend at the Head of the Trent regatta.
Queen’s finished first in the Men’s Single, Men’s Double, Men’s Lightweight Double, Men’s Four, Women’s Double, Women’s University Four, and Women’s Eight.  Queen’s also earned two silvers and a bronze medal finish. 
Cross Country
Both the men’s and women’s teams competed in the Capital XC Challenge in Ottawa this weekend.
The women’s team finished first overall and blew the other teams out of the water. They had a 31-point lead on McGill who finished second, and a 41-point lead on uOttawa who finished third. The men’s team placed second overall, just one point behind top finisher McGill.
Varsity Clubs
Field Hockey
Queen’s fell to York twice this weekend, once at home and once away. They lost the first game 3-0, then were defeated 6-0 on the road. 
Men’s Lacrosse lost their first game of the weekend to McGill 12-5 on Friday. However, they played again on Sunday in North Bay against Nipissing and secured a 11-6 win. 
Queen’s competed in Toronto on Saturday at the National Yacht club in the University of Toronto Invitational Regatta. After the first day of racing, Queen’s was in second place, where they ultimately finished at the end of the tournament. 
Women’s Ultimate finished the Canadian Eastern University Ultimate Championships (CEUUC) with four wins and two losses. Unfortunately, they were unable to win a bid to Nationals at this tournament. 
Men’s Ultimate secured their second tournament win of the season this weekend at CEUUC after dominating Western, Algonquin, uOttawa, and Waterloo. They look set to compete at the National Championships on Oct. 15 to 16.
Queen’s earned two victories this weekend in their doubleheader against uOttawa. They won the first game 17-10 and the second 15-14. The Gaels were supposed to play another doubleheader against Carleton, but the Ravens forfeited, adding two more wins to Queen’s record. 
Queen’s Baseball played two doubleheaders this weekend. 
The first was against the McGill Redbirds. In this matchup, the Gaels beat the Redbirds in the first game, but McGill bounced back to win the second. Their second matchup against the Concordia Stingers also ended with each team winning a game.
Water Polo
Men’s Water Polo went 4-0 this weekend. They played both the Mustangs and the Marauders from the OUA division, as well as two American teams from Cleveland and Annapolis. 
Women’s Water Polo also played four games this weekend. They fell to the Toronto Varsity Blues on Saturday, but recovered with a win over McMaster on Sunday. They lost their other two games.

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