2011 CIS football season

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2011 CIS football season
Regular season
Duration September 1, 2011[1] – October 29, 2011
Playoffs
Start date October 29, 2011
Hardy Cup Calgary Dinos2011-11-11
Yates Cup McMaster Marauders2011-11-12
Dunsmore Cup Laval Rouge et Or2011-11-12
Loney Bowl Acadia Axemen2011-11-12
Mitchell Bowl Laval Rouge et Or2011-11-18
Uteck Bowl McMaster Marauders2011-11-18
Vanier Cup
Date November 25, 2011
Site BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
Champions McMaster Marauders
2010  CIS football seasons  2012

The 2011 CIS football season began on September 1, 2011 with the Montreal Carabins hosting the McGill Redmen at CEPSUM Stadium. The season concluded on November 25 at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia with the 47th Vanier Cup championship.[2] This year, 26 university teams in Canada played CIS football, the highest level of amateur Canadian football.

Regular season standings[edit]

2011 Canada West standings
          
Team (Rank) W   L PTS Playoff Spot
#2 Calgary 8 - 0 16
#6 UBC* 0 - 8 0 X
#10 Saskatchewan 5 - 3 10 X
Regina 5 - 3 10 X
Manitoba 4 - 4 8
Alberta 2 - 6 4
*UBC forfeited all six wins due to use of an ineligible player
† – Conference Champion
Rankings: CIS Top 10
2011 OUA standings
Team (Rank) W   L PTS   Playoff Spot
#3 Western 7 - 1 14  
#4 McMaster 7 - 1 14   X
#8 Queen's 6 - 2 12   X
Ottawa 5 - 3 10   X
Windsor 5 - 3 10   X
Laurier 4 - 4 8   X
Toronto 3 - 5 6  
Guelph 2 - 6 4  
York 1 - 7 2  
Waterloo 0 - 8 0  
† – Conference Champion
Rankings: CIS Top 10
2011 QUFL standings
  Overall       Conf  
Team (Rank) W   L PTS   W   L Playoff Spot
#1 Laval 8 - 1 16   8 - 1
#5 Sherbrooke 7 - 2 14   7 - 2 X
#7 Montreal 6 - 3 12   5 - 3 X
Concordia 4 - 5 8   3 - 5 X
Bishop's 3 - 6 6   2 - 6
McGill 0 - 9 0   0 - 8
† – Conference Champion
Rankings: CIS Top 10

2011 AUS standings
  Overall       Conf  
Team (Rank) W   L PTS   W   L Playoff Spot
#9 Acadia 7 - 1 14   6 - 1
Saint Mary's 6 - 2 12   6 - 1 X
St. FX 2 - 6 2   2 - 5 X
Mount Allison 0 - 8 0   0 - 7
† – Conference Champion
Rankings: CIS Top 10

Top 10[edit]

FRC-CIS Top 10 Rankings
01[3] 02[4] 03[5] 04[6] 05[7] 06[8] 07[9] 08[10] 09[11] 10[12]
Acadia Axemen 12 NR 14 12 14 12 12 12 9 9
Alberta Golden Bears NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Bishop's Gaiters NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Calgary Dinos 4 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 2
Concordia Stingers 11 12 12 14 13 13 14 NR NR NR
Guelph Gryphons 15 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Laurier Golden Hawks 10 8 13 NR 15 11 13 13 NR NR
Laval Rouge et Or 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 2 1
Manitoba Bisons NR 14 15 10 12 NR NR NR NR NR
McGill Redmen NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
McMaster Marauders 3 3 7 6 6 5 6 5 3 4
Montreal Carabins 7 6 6 4 4 6 5 6 5 7
Mount Allison Mounties NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Ottawa Gee-Gees 13 11 9 13 10 NR 10 9 12 NR
Queen's Golden Gaels 14 NR NR 16 NR 14 11 11 8 8
Regina Rams 6 13 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Saint Mary's Huskies 9 9 8 8 7 8 8 7 11 12
Saskatchewan Huskies 5 5 4 7 9 7 7 10 10 10
Sherbrooke Vert et Or 8 7 5 5 5 4 4 4 6 5
St. Francis Xavier X-Men NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Toronto Varsity Blues NR NR NR 15 NR NR NR NR NR NR
UBC Thunderbirds 16 10 11 9 8 9 9 8 7 6
Western Mustangs 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 4 3
Windsor Lancers NR NR 10 11 11 10 NR NR 13 11
York Lions NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

Ranks in italics are teams not ranked in the top 10 poll but received votes. NR = Not Ranked, received no votes.

Championships[edit]

The Vanier Cup is played between the champions of the Mitchell Bowl and the Uteck Bowl, the national semi-final games. In 2011, according to the rotating schedule, the Atlantic conference Loney Bowl champions will meet the Ontario conference's Yates Cup champion for the Uteck Bowl. The winners of the Canada West conference Hardy Trophy will host the Dunsmore Cup Quebec championship team for the Mitchell Bowl.

Playoff bracket[edit]

Conference Quarter-finals Conference Semi-finals Conference Championships National Semi-finals 47th Vanier Cup
      
          Montreal Carabins 33  
          Sherbrooke Vert et Or 15  
            Montreal Carabins 7  
          Laval Rouge et Or 30  
          Concordia Stingers 7  
          Laval Rouge et Or 33  
            Laval Rouge et Or 41  
          Calgary Dinos 10  
          Saskatchewan Huskies 22  
          UBC Thunderbirds 27  
          UBC Thunderbirds 13
          Calgary Dinos 62  
          Regina Rams 4  
          Calgary Dinos 16  
            Laval Rouge et Or 38
          McMaster Marauders 41
          Queen's Golden Gaels 13
 Laurier Golden Hawks 10      McMaster Marauders 40  
 Queen's Golden Gaels 14      McMaster Marauders 41
          Western Ontario Mustangs 19  
          Windsor Lancers 27  
 Windsor Lancers 50      Western Ontario Mustangs 33  
 Ottawa Gee-Gees 33      McMaster Marauders 45  
          Acadia Axemen 21  
          St. FX X-Men 2       
          Saint Mary's Huskies 25       
          Saint Mary's Huskies 20
          Acadia Axemen 39  
             
               
      

Post-Season Awards[edit]

CIS Post-Season Awards
Quebec[13] Ontario[14] Atlantic[15] Canada West[16] NATIONAL
Hec Crighton Trophy Simon Charbonneau-Campeau (Sherbrooke) Michael DiCroce (McMaster) Kyle Graves (Acadia) Billy Greene (UBC) Billy Greene (UBC)[17]
Presidents' Trophy Max Caron (Concordia) Ryan Chmielewski (Queen's) Tom Labenski (Acadia) Sam Hurl (Calgary) Max Caron (Concordia)[17]
J. P. Metras Trophy Arnaud Gascon-Nadon (Laval) Osie Ukwuoma (Queen's) Jake Thomas (Acadia) Akiem Hicks (Regina) Arnaud Gascon-Nadon (Laval)[17]
Peter Gorman Trophy Jérémi Doyon-Roch (Sherbrooke) Tyler Varga (Western Ontario) Jacob LeBlanc (Mount Allison) Jordan Arkko (Saskatchewan) Tyler Varga (Western Ontario)[17]
Russ Jackson Award Austin Anderson (McGill) Dillon Heap (Wilfrid Laurier) Andrew Frazer (Acadia) Brett Jones (Regina) Dillon Heap (Wilfrid Laurier)[18]
Frank Tindall Trophy André Bolduc (Sherbrooke) Joe D'Amore (Windsor) Jeff Cummins (Acadia) Shawn Olson (UBC) Jeff Cummins (Acadia)[18]

All-Canadian Team[edit]

First Team[edit]

Offence
Billy Greene, QB, UBC
Steven Lumbala, RB, Calgary
Anthony Coombs, RB, Manitoba
Simon Charbonneau-Campeau, WR, Sherbrooke
Michael DiCroce, WR, McMaster
Jordan Brescacin, IR, Windsor
Michael Squires, IR, Acadia
Pierre Lavertu, C, Laval
Kirby Fabien, OT, Calgary
Brendan Dunn, OT, Western Ontario
Matthew Norman, G, Western Ontario
Brett Jones, G, Regina
Defence
Stefan Charles, DT, Regina
Seamus Postuma, DT, Windsor
Akiem Hicks, DE, Regina
Arnaud Gascon-Nadon, DE, Laval
Max Caron, LB, Concordia
Sam Hurl, LB, Calgary
Kevin Régimbald Gagné, LB, Sherbrooke
Teague Sherman, FS, Manitoba
Cameron Wade, HB, Acadia
Beau Landry, HB, Western Ontario
Dominic Noël, CB, Laval
Kayin Marchand-Wright, CB, Saint Mary's
Special Teams
Chris Bodnar, P, Regina
Tyler Crapigna, K, McMaster
Kris Robertson, RET, Concordia

Second Team[edit]

Offence
Kyle Quinlan, QB, McMaster
Ryan Granberg, RB, Queen's
Sébastien Lévesque, RB, Laval
Dustin Zender, WR, Waterloo
Jordan Grieve, WR, UBC
Dillon Heap, IR, Wilfrid Laurier
Alexander Fox, IR, Bishop's
Quinn McCaughan, C, Calgary
Matthew Sewell, OT, McMaster
Ben Heenan, OT, Saskatchewan
Jason Medeiros, G, McMaster
Reed Alexander, G, Calgary
Defence
Linden Gaydosh, DT, Calgary
Jake Thomas, DT, Acadia
Jonathan Pierre-Etienne, DE, Montreal
Rob Jubenville, DE, Saint Mary's
Jordan Verdone, LB, Calgary
Jonathan Beaulieu-Richard, LB, Montreal
Sam Sabourin, LB, Queen's
Jonathan Laliberté, FS, Laval
Matt McGarva, HB, Windsor
Patrick Chénard, HB, Sherbrooke
Sam Carino, CB, UBC
Andrew Lue, CB, Queen's
Special Teams
Darryl Wheeler, P, Western Ontario
Johnny Mark, K, Calgary
Nic Demski, RET, Manitoba

[19]

Teams[edit]

Canada West Universities Athletic Association
Hardy Trophy
Institution Team City Province First season Head coach Enrollment Endowment Football stadium Capacity
University of British Columbia Thunderbirds Vancouver BC 1923 Shawn Olson 43,579 $1.01B Thunderbird Stadium 3,500
University of Calgary Dinos Calgary AB 1964 Blake Nill 28,196 $444M McMahon Stadium 35,650
University of Alberta Golden Bears Edmonton AB 1910 Jeff Stead 36,435 $751M Foote Field 3,500
University of Saskatchewan Huskies Saskatoon SK 1912 Brian Towriss 19,082 $136.7M Griffiths Stadium 6,171
University of Regina Rams Regina SK 1999 Frank McCrystal 12,800 $25.9M Mosaic Stadium 28,800
University of Manitoba Bisons Winnipeg MB 1920 Brian Dobie 27,599 $303M University Stadium 5,000
Ontario University Athletics
Yates Cup
Institution Team City Province First season Head coach Enrollment Endowment Football stadium Capacity
University of Windsor Lancers Windsor ON 1968 Joe D'Amore 13,496 $32.5M South Campus Stadium 2,000
University of Western Ontario Mustangs London ON 1929 Greg Marshall 30,000 $266.6M TD Waterhouse Stadium 10,000
University of Waterloo Warriors Waterloo ON 1957 Dennis McPhee 27,978 $172M Warrior Field 1,100
Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks Waterloo ON 1961 Gary Jeffries 12,394 --- University Stadium 6,000
University of Guelph Gryphons Guelph ON 1950 Stu Lang 19,408 $164.2M Alumni Stadium 4,100
McMaster University Marauders Hamilton ON 1901 Stefan Ptaszek 25,688 $498.5M Ron Joyce Stadium 6,000
University of Toronto Varsity Blues Toronto ON 1877 Greg Gary 73,185 $1.823B Varsity Stadium 5,000
York University Lions Toronto ON 1969 Warren Craney 42,400 $306M York Stadium 4,000
Queen's University Golden Gaels Kingston ON 1882 Pat Sheahan 20,566 $657M Richardson Stadium 10,258
University of Ottawa Gee-Gees Ottawa ON 1894 Jean Philippe-Asselin 35,548 $128.4M Frank Clair Stadium 14,542 [1]
Quebec University Football League
Dunsmore Cup
Institution Team City Province First season Head coach Enrollment Endowment Football stadium Capacity
Concordia University Stingers Montreal QC 1974 Gerry McGrath 38,809 $54.4M Concordia Stadium 4,000
Université de Montréal Carabins Montreal QC 2002 Danny Maciocia 55,540 $89.5M CEPSUM Stadium 5,100
McGill University Redmen Montreal QC 1898 Clint Uttley 32,514 $973.6M Molson Stadium 25,012
Université Laval Rouge et Or Quebec City QC 1996 Glen Constantin 37,591 $105.3M PEPS Stadium 12,257
Université de Sherbrooke Vert et Or Sherbrooke QC 1971 André Bolduc 35,000 --- Université de Sherbrooke Stadium 3,359
Bishop's University Gaiters Sherbrooke QC 1884 Tony Addona 1,817 --- Coulter Field 3,000
Atlantic University Sport
Jewett Trophy
Institution Team City Province First season Head coach Enrollment Endowment Football stadium Capacity
Acadia University Axemen Wolfville NS 1957 Jeff Cummins 3,770 $40M Raymond Field 3,000
Mount Allison University Mounties Sackville NB 1955 Kelly Jeffrey 2,614 $82.8M MacAulay Field 2,500
Saint Francis Xavier University X-Men Antigonish NS 1954 Gary Waterman 4,871 $59.4M Oland Stadium 4,000
Saint Mary's University Huskies Halifax NS 1956 Steve Sumarah 7,433 $16.9M Huskies Stadium 4,000

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