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Western Ontario still on top of CIS football rankings

The Canadian Press

10/15/2013 12:15:55 PM

OTTAWA -- The Western Mustangs remained on top of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport football rankings for a third straight week Tuesday.

Western (7-0) earned 20 first-place votes and 290 points in the Football Reporters of Canada poll. The reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or (6-0) were second with 10 first-place votes and 280 points.

The Calgary Dinos (6-0) were third in the unchanged top 10 after a limited CIS schedule last week.

Guelph, Queen's and McMaster were the only top-10 squads in action and all registered convincing road wins. The Gryphons defeated Carleton 48-12, the Gaels crushed Waterloo 78-21 and the Marauders beat Laurier 28-5.

Guelph (7-0) is ranked fourth and Queen's (6-1) is fifth. The top 10 is rounded out by the Montreal Carabins (4-2), Saskatchewan Huskies (4-2), Bishop's Gaiters (4-2), McMaster (4-3) and the Windsor Lancers (4-3).