CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY: Badger wrestling tops the men's and women's polls heading into CIS championships

CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY: Badger wrestling tops the men's and women's polls heading into CIS championships
OTTAWA (CIS) – The Brock University Badgers remain atop the CIS women’s and men’s wrestling rankings heading into this weekend’s national championships in Fredericton.

The CIS meet is set for Friday and Saturday at the University of New Brunswick. The Brock women are going for their third straight team banner, while the Alberta Golden Bears are defending champs in men’s competition.

The CIS men’s and women’s volleyball championships are also on the schedule this week in Calgary (Thursday-Saturday) and Regina (Friday-Sunday), respectively.

All CIS championship events are webcast live on www.CIS-SIC.tv.

In other national rankings this week, Windsor (women’s basketball), Carleton (men’s basketball), Alberta (men’s hockey), UBC (women’s swimming), Toronto (men’s swimming), Calgary (women’s track & field) and York (men’s track & field) all hold on to the pole position.

Guelph joins York in a tie for first place in men’s track and field.

The CIS winter championship season got under way last weekend with UBC (women) and Toronto (men) successfully defending their team titles.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (final rankings of season)
(regular season / playoff records) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Windsor (21-1 / 1-0) / 508 points (35) / (1)
2. Saint Mary’s (20-0) / 480 (8) / (2)
3. Alberta (20-2) / 430 / (3)
4. Regina (20-2 / 2-0) / 388 / (4)
5. Fraser Valley (17-5) / 340 / (5)
6. Saskatchewan (17-5) / 302 / (6)
7. Concordia (11-5) / 253 / (8)
8. McGill (13-3) / 201 / (7)
9. UBC (16-6) / 161 / (9)
10. Queen’s (16-6 / 1-0) / 146 / (10)

Other teams receiving votes: Wilfrid Laurier (74), Carleton (58).

MEN’S BASKETBALL (final rankings of season)
(regular season / playoff records) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Carleton (22-0 / 1-0) / 504 points (42) / (1)
2. Ottawa (20-2 / 1-0) / 460 / (2)
3. Alberta (20-2 / 2-1) / 413 / (3)
4. Victoria (19-3 / 2-1) / 362 / (4)
5. McMaster (18-4 / 1-0) / 354 / (5)
6. McGill (14-2) / 296 / (6)
7. Windsor (16-6 / 1-0) / 257 / (7)
T8. Ryerson (16-6 / 1-1) / 173 / (8)
T8. Fraser Valley (17-5 / 2-0) / 173 / (10)
10. Saskatchewan (15-7 / 2-0) / 116 / (NR)

Other teams receiving votes: Acadia (106), Saint Mary’s (38).

MEN’S HOCKEY
(regular season / playoff records) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. Alberta (25-2-1) / 169 points (16) / (1)
2. UNB (24-3-1) / 153 (1) / (2)
3. Acadia (21-4-3) / 124 / (3)
4. Calgary (21-4-3) / 122 / (4)
5. Carleton (22-5-1 / 2-0) / 99 / (5)
6. McGill (21-5-2 / 2-0) / 82 / (6)
7. UQTR (22-6-0 / 2-0) / 71 / (7)
8. Western (21-6-1 / 2-1) / 46 / (8)
9. Moncton (17-11-0 / 2-0) / 41 / (10)
T10. Saskatchewan (17-10-1 / 1-2) / 7 / (9) *
T10. Ryerson (17-10-1 / 2-1) / 7 / (NR) *

Other teams receiving votes: Lakehead (7), UBC (3), Saint Mary’s (3), Queen’s (1).

* Saskatchewan and Ryerson are tied this week as both teams received the same voting breakdown. They are ranked higher than Lakehead based on number of higher place votes.

WOMEN’S SWIMMING (final rankings of season)
(points) / (previous rankings)

1. UBC 768 points / (1)
2. Montreal 383 / (2)
3. Toronto 283 / (3)
4. Calgary 276 / (4)
5. Laval 208 / (6)
6. Western 200 / (5)
7. McGill 128 / (7)
8. Ottawa 113 / (8)
9. Guelph 105 / (9)
10. Alberta 87 / (NR)

MEN’S SWIMMING (final rankings of season)
(points) / (previous rankings)

1. Toronto 660 points / (1)
2. UBC 543 / (2)
3. Calgary 366 / (3)
4. Western 188 / (6)
5. Alberta 173 / (5)
6. McMaster 172 / (4)
7. Montreal 134 / (7)
8. Victoria 107 / (10)
9. Dalhousie 96 / (9)
10. Ottawa 83 / (8)

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
(points) / (previous rankings)

1. Calgary 96 points / (1)
2. Guelph 82.5 / (2)
3. Trinity Western 80 / (3)
4. Saskatchewan 64.5 / (4)
5. Toronto 62 / (5)
6. Western 55 / (6)
7. York 46 / (7)
8. Victoria 41 / (9)
9. Windsor 34.5 / (8)
10. Queen’s 16 / (NR)

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
(points) / (previous rankings)

T1. York 90.5 points / (1)
T1. Guelph 90.5 / (2)
3. Sherbrooke 64.5 / (3)
4. Windsor 62 / (4)
5. Regina 45 / (7)
6. Victoria 44.5 / (5)
7. Toronto 42 / (8)
8. Trinity Western 35 / (10)
9. Western 31 / (9)
10. Laval 30 / (6)

WOMEN’S WRESTLING
(previous rankings)

1. Brock / (1)
2. Western / (2)
3. Alberta / (3)
4. Calgary / (4)
5. Concordia / (5)
6. Guelph / (6)
7. UNB / (7)
8. Saskatchewan / (8)
9. Lakehead / (9)
10. Regina / (10)

MEN’S WRESTLING
(previous rankings)

1. Brock / (1)
2. UNB / (2)
3. Guelph / (3)
4. Alberta / (4)
5. McMaster / (5)
6. Western / (6)
7. Concordia / (7)
8. Regina / (8)
9. Calgary / (9)
10. Saskatchewan / (10)
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