38th Vanier Cup
|Date||November 23, 2002|
|Ted Morris Memorial Trophy||Steve Panella, Saint Mary's|
|Bruce Coulter Award||Joe Bonaventura, Saint Mary's|
|Network||The Score/The Score HD|
The 38th Vanier Cup was played on November 23, 2002, at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, and decided the CIAU football champion for the 2002 season. The Saint Mary's Huskies won their second consecutive championship by defeating the Saskatchewan Huskies by a score of 33–21.
Saint Mary's Huskies (33) – TDs, Dean Jones, Bill Robinson, Dave Stala, Gabe Harvey; FGs Dave Stala; cons., Dave Stala (4); safety touch (1).
Saskatchewan Huskies (21) – TDs, Chad Rempel, Brett Lamden, David Stevens; cons., Brett Czarnota (3).
- First Quarter
- SMU – TD Jones 43 pass from Panella (Stala convert) (6:09)
- SMU – TD Robinson 2 run (Stala convert) (9:31)
- SSK – TD Rempel 12 pass from Ball (Czarnota convert) (14:10)
- Second Quarter
- SMU – Team Safety (4:09)
- SSK – TD Lamden fumble recovery in endzone (Czarnota convert) (4:48)
- SSK – TD Stevens 3 run (Czarnota convert) (13:59)
- SMU – TD Stala 31 pass from Panella (Stala Convert) (14:56)
- Third Quarter
- No Scoring
- Fourth Quarter
- SMU – FG Stala 27 (5:16)
- SMU – TD Harvey 2 run (Stala convert) (12:16)