At this point in the year, veterans like Soriano and Besselink are doing their very best to guarantee success for the Gees in the regular season.
On Saturday, Nov. 19, the University of Ottawa’s men’s and women’s basketball teams made short work of their Algoma University counterparts in their season openers.
Seven Gee-Gees were recognized in total, with Derek Wendel and Mitchell Baines, the dynamic duo of the 2016–17 season, being named first-team all-stars.
Coming into the game, the Gees had an astounding 8–0 record, scoring 373 points and only allowing 35 points against throughout the entire season.
The University of Ottawa men’s hockey team extended their win streak to three games with back-to-back victories against Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier on Nov. 11 and 12, respectively.
Despite making it a close contest in the end, head coach Andy Sparks was not happy with his team’s performance during the majority of the game.
Despite the result, head coach Steve Johnson was pleased with the way his team played in the game.
The Ridgebacks spoiled the Gees’ Oct. 7 home opener by a 3–0 margin.