Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association

November 02, 2011 18:10 ET

2011 CCAA Soccer National Championships Finalists Confirmed

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 2, 2011) - The CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletics Association) has confirmed the 12 teams competing in the 2011 CCAA Soccer National Championships at Collège Francois-Xavier-Garneau in Quebec City. The national championships take place Tuesday, November 8 until Saturday, November 12.

The 2011 CCAA Soccer National Championships is comprised of six men's and six women's teams competing in separate national championships.

News, schedules and results will be available from ccaasoccer2011.ca

The competing men's finalists are:

  • Champlain College - St Lambert Cavaliers; St. Lambert, Que. (RSEQ champion)
  • Élans du Collège François-Xavier-Garneau; Quebec, Que. (host)
  • Holland College Hurricanes; Charlottetown, P.E.I. (ACAA champion)
  • Humber College Hawks; Etobicoke, Ont. (OCAA champion)
  • NAIT Ooks; Edmonton, Alta. (ACAC champion)
  • VIU Mariners; Nanaimo, B.C. (PACWEST champion, defending 2010 CCAA national champions)

The competing women's finalists are:

  • Élans du Collège François-Xavier-Garneau; Quebec, Que. (RSEQ champion, host and defending 2010 CCAA national champions)
  • Humber College Hawks; Etobicoke, Ont. (OCAA champion)
  • Indiennes du Collège Ahuntsic; Montreal, Que. (RSEQ runners-up)
  • NAIT Ooks; Edmonton, Alta. (ACAC champion)
  • TRU Wolf Pack; Kamloops, B.C. (PACWEST champion)
  • University of King's College Blue Devils; Halifax, N.S. (ACAA champion)

The five-day event kicks off Tuesday, November 8 with the CCAA All-Canadian Banquet, where the men and women's 2011 CCAA Coach of the Year and Player of the Year awards will be announced.

Matches begin Wednesday, November 9 and run through Saturday, November 12. Games will be played at Collège François-Xavier-Garneau and Université Laval in Quebec, Que.

The CCAA (Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association) is a national sport organization that enriches the lives of student-athletes through intercollegiate competition. CCAA national championships are held in badminton, basketball, cross-country running, golf, soccer and volleyball. The CCAA's five regional divisions are the ACAA (Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association) the ACAC (Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference) the OCAA (Ontario Colleges Athletic Association) PACWEST (Pacific Western Athletic Association) and the RSEQ (Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec).

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