Women's Soccer: Quarter-final matchups

Women's Soccer: Quarter-final matchups

GPRC Wolves (A1)
vs. St. Thomas Tommies (A4)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 1: 10 a.m. AT

The GPRC Wolves squeaked past the division-rival NAIT Ooks 2-1 on penalty kicks in the ACAC Championship game. The top seed in Pool A, GPRC finished in a tie for first place in the ACAC North Division with the Ooks. The conference champion Wolves will take on the ACAA champion St. Thomas Tommies, the No. 4 seed in Pool A. St. Thomas (5-4-3) finished third in the regular season but knocked off the MSVU Mystics on penalty kicks in the semi-final before blanking the UKC Blue Devils 1-0 in the ACAA conference final. 

Algonquin Thunder (A2)
vs. Saint-Lambert Cavaliers (A3)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 2: 12:30 p.m. AT

The Algonquin Thunder defeated the rival Humber Hawks 2-1 in the OCAA Conference championship final. Algonquin, the No. 2 seed in Pool A, went a perfect 12-0 to finish first overall in the OCAA East Division. The Thunder will look to improve on their fifth-place finish at CCAA Nationals a year ago. They’ll face the wildcard entry from the RSEQ, the Champlain Saint-Lambert Cavaliers. Saint-Lambert, the No. 3 seed in Pool A, fell 1-0 in the RSEQ Championship game to the powerhouse Élans de Garneau. The Cavaliers (6-1-3) placed second in the always-competitive RSEQ. 

Douglas Royals (B2)
vs. NAIT Ooks (B3)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 3: 3 p.m. AT

The Douglas Royals knocked off the Capilano Blues on penalty kicks in the conference final. Douglas, led by PACWEST Player of the Year Mikayla Hamilton, finished atop the conference with a 7-3-2 record. The second seed in Pool B will face the NAIT Ooks in a rematch of last year’s CCAA bronze-medal game, won by Douglas. NAIT, the third seed in Pool B, is the wildcard entry from the ACAC. They were defeated by the GPRC Wolves on penalty kicks in the conference final. Led by ACAC Player of the Year Megan Loyns, the Ooks finished in a tie for first place in the ACAC North Division with a 9-1 record. 

Élans de Garneau (B1)
vs. Dalhousie Rams (B4)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 4: 5:30 p.m. AT

To no one’s surprise, the three-time defending CCAA gold medalist Élans de Garneau are the No. 1 seed in Pool B. Led by RSEQ Player of the Year Ariane Routhier, Garneau went undefeated in the regular season (7-0-3) and blanked the Champlain Saint-Lambert Cavaliers 1-0 in the RSEQ Championship final. They’ll meet the host Dalhousie Rams in the quarter-finals. Led by ACAA Player of the Year Shanice Maxwell, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus finished atop the ACAA standings with an 8-1-3 record. However, the Rams were ousted in the conference semi-final by the UKC Blue Devils.