Women's Field Hockey Team Wins Silver, Football Team Heading to OUA Finals

November 03, 2007 - News Release

The University of Guelph's women's field hockey team won the silver medal at the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) championships Sunday in Toronto. The Gryphons lost in overtime 1-0 to the University of Toronto. It was the first all-Ontario final since 1986.

The Gryphons defeated U of T last week to win the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships. It was the team's second trip to the provincial finals.

On Saturday, U of G's football team advanced to the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) finals, defeating Wilfrid Laurier University 38-31 in the semi-finals. The Gryphons rallied back from a 24-0 deficit early in the second quarter to win the game.

An estimated 1,000 U of G fans attended the event. The Gryphons will now play for the 100th Yates Cup in the OUA finals against the University of Western Ontario. The game is Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. at Guelph's Alumni Stadium. It's the team's first trip to the OUA finals since 1996.

Tickets for the 100th Yates Cup are now available at the Gryphons box office. The game will be broadcast live on The Score network.

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