Mountaineers hold OCAA soccer rankings


The Algonquin Thunder women’s soccer team has taken over top spot in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association rankings.

Algonquin has moved two spots up from No. 3 after improving to a perfect 7-0-0. The Thunder has outscored the competition 46-2 while posting five shutouts. Algonquin’s Sydney Midwood (Kingston) leads all of OCAA with nine goals, and teammate Kayla Marshall (Ottawa) has scored seven times.

Last week’s No. 1 Fanshawe drops to No. 3, even though it earned two wins against Niagara and Sheridan. Humber remains at No. 2 following three victories over Conestoga, St. Clair and Lambton last week.

Seneca and Mohawk hold steady in the women’s rankings at No. 4 and No. 5, respectively. Fanshawe visits Mohawk on Oct. 13

In the men’s rankings, No. 1 Seneca and No. 2 Humber hold their ground for another week. Seneca defeated St. Lawrence (Kingston) 4-0 on Saturday, while Humber defeated St. Clair and Lambton by a combined score of 11-0 this past weekend. Humber battled to its second tie of the season, a 2-2 decision against Conestoga last Wednesday.

Sheridan raises two spots to No. 3 after three wins against Redeemer, St. Clair and Lambton. Sheridan’s Delon Solomon (Brampton) currently leads all West Division players with seven goals. Sheridan visits Humber in both team’s regular season finale on Oct. 13. Mohawk maintains the No. 4 position after defeating Redeemer 1-0 on Friday.

The Algonquin men posted their second loss of the season, a 3-2 decision against George Brown on Saturday, and as a result, drop two spots to No. 5.