U Sports Top 10: MFOOT ranks No.5 in Canada
The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men's football team climbs the ranks to No. 5 in the country following their Week 2 victory over the Carleton Ravens

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - Posted by Meghan Daniels

WATERLOO (September 12, 2017) – As of Tuesday afternoon, the Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks men’s football team have been announced as No.5 in the country following their Week 2 success over the Carleton Ravens, thus improving upon the No.6 claim the Hawks held for the previous two weeks. 

After earning a 39-0 victory over the York Lions in Week 1 of the 2017 regular season, the Hawks jumped to No.6 in the country, a title which they held onto despite their bye-week in Week 2. As per Week 3, the Golden Hawks have continued to soar as a top team in the nation. Following the Hawks 38-35 victory against the Carleton Ravens in what was the Hawks' second game of the season, the purple and gold are currently recognized as No.5 in the nation.

The Golden Hawks return to the field Saturday, September 16th when they play Queen’s (1-2) at Richardson Stadium in Kingston, Ont. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. 

                                       Pts     Last week
1. Montreal (2-0)            161              2
2. Laval (2-1)                  139             1
3. Calgary (2-0)              122             3
4. Western (3-0)             108             4 
5. Laurier (2-0)                85              6
6. Regina (1-1)                66              5
7. Saskatchewan (2-0)    49              8
8. Ottawa (3-0)                29              9
9. McMaster (1-1)           20               7
10. UBC (1-1)                 18               10

- Written by Meghan Daniels

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