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CIS Football: Ward's field goals carry Gee-Gees to 38-18 upset of Marauders

10/25/2014 05:53 EDT | Updated 12/25/2014 05:59 EST
OTTAWA - Lewis Ward's kicks carried the Ottawa Gee-Gees to one of the biggest upsets of the Canadian university football season.

Ward had five field goals — including one from 43 yards out — with three conversions as unranked Ottawa stunned the No. 3 McMaster Marauders 38-18 on Saturday in CIS action.

The Gee-Gees came alive in the second half scoring 27 points en route to handing the Marauders their first loss of the year and securing their own spot in the OUA playoffs.

Ottawa's defence held McMaster's offence to just 137 yards and six points in the second half.

Bryce Vieira ran for 170 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries for the Gee-Gees (5-3).

Marshall Ferguson passed for 148 yards and a touchdown for the Marauders (7-1), while Asher Hastings threw 118 yards and a TD.

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No. 7 MOUNTIES 18 X-MEN 10

SACKVILLE, N.B. — Ryan Lambert made 3 of 5 field goals, scored a rouge and kicked a convert to lead seventh-ranked Mount Allison (8-0) past St. F-X (4-4).

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AXEMEN 26 HUSKIES 17

HALIFAX — Zack Clarke rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown to lift Acadia (3-5) over St. Mary's (0-8). Melvin Abankwah led the Huskies with 194 rushing yards and two TDs.

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No. 6 MUSTANGS 43 LANCERS 21

LONDON, Ont. — Will Finch threw for 131 yards and a touchdown, while teammate Stevenson Bone passed for 127 yards and another TD to lead sixth-ranked Western (6-2) in a rout of Windsor (5-3).

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WARRIORS 32 LIONS 31

TORONTO — Jamie Cook completed 19-of-32 pass attempts for 267 yards and tow touchdowns as Waterloo (1-7) edged York (0-8).

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GAELS 37 RAVENS 15

OTTAWA — QB Billy McPhee had 170 passing yards — including touchdowns to Alex Carroll and Curtis Carmichael — as Queen's (3-5) beat Carleton (4-4).

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No. 4 GRYPHONS 41 GOLDEN HAWKS 36

WATERLOO, Ont. — Rob Farquharson rushed for 158 yards on 18 carries — including a 75-yard touchdown run — as No. 4 Guelph (7-1) held on for a win over Laurier (4-4).

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No. 4 CARABINS 56 GAITERS 8

LENNOXVILLE, Que. — Quarterback Gabriel Cousineau completed 21-of-27 pass attempts for 372 yards and two touchdowns as fourth-ranked Montreal (6-1) crushed Bishop's (1-6).

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No. 10 SASKATCHEWAN 41 ALBERTA 23

SASKATOON — QB Drew Burko threw for 360 yards and four touchdowns for No. 10 Saskatchewan (5-2) in its victory over the Golden Bears (3-4).

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RAMS 56 No. 9 BISONS 41

REGINA — Atlee Simon had 24 carries for 154 yards and three touchdowns as the Rams (2-5) upset No. 9 Manitoba (3-4).

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VERT & OR 29 No. 8 STINGERS 0

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Jeremi Roch had 16 completions for 293 yards and Mathieu Hebert made 4 of 7 field goals as the Vert & Or (4-3) shut out No. 8 Concordia (4-3).

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No. 2 DINOS 67 THUNDERBIRDS 6

CALGARY — Mercer Timmis and QB Andrew Buckley both ran in for two touchdowns as the No. 2 Dinos (6-1) dominated UBC (2-5).

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