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U Sports
U Sports
women's soccer is the highest level of play at the university level under the auspices of U Sports, Canada's governing body for university sports.[2] As of the 2016 season, 53 teams from Canadian universities are divided into four conferences, drawing from the four conferences of U Sports: Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association, Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics, Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec, and Atlantic University
University
Sport.[3] After interconference playoffs have been played, eight teams compete for the Gladys Bean Memorial Trophy, awarded to the U Sports
U Sports
Women's Soccer Championship team.

Contents

1 Season structure

1.1 Regular season 1.2 Playoffs 1.3 Women's Soccer Championship

2 Teams

2.1 Atlantic University
University
Sport 2.2 Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association 2.3 Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics 2.4 Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec

3 References 4 External links

Season structure[edit] Regular season[edit] The regular season is eight to nine weeks long, depending on the conference. Teams play between 12 and 16 regular season games, depending on conference or division, with teams typically playing a home and home series with every other team in their conference or division. All regular season games are in-conference. Following the conclusion of the regular season, the Chantal Navert Memorial award is awarded annually to the Player of the Year in U Sports
U Sports
women's soccer. Playoffs[edit] After the regular season, single elimination playoff games are held between the top teams in each conference to determine conference champions. In the Canada
Canada
West and Quebec
Quebec
conferences, the top four teams qualify for the playoffs, with the fourth and first seeded teams playing one match and the third and second seeded teams playing another. The two winning teams then play for the conference championship. Because there are more teams in the Atlantic conference, the top six teams qualify, with the top two teams receiving a first-round bye. The sixth and third seeded teams play one match and the fifth and fourth seeded teams play another. The winning teams then go on to play the top two seeded teams, with the lowest remaining seed playing the first seeded team and the highest remaining seed playing the second seeded team. The winners of these two semi-final matches then play for the Atlantic conference championship. The Ontario
Ontario
playoff system operates much like the Atlantic one, except it functions for both the West and East divisions. The top six teams from each division (twelve total) qualify for the playoffs, with the top two seeds of each division receiving byes. The champions of each division then play for the OUA conference championship. Because the OUA has 12 teams competing, it necessitates a longer post-season schedule. Consequently, the first round of the playoffs in the OUA occurs during the same week that each of the other three conferences are playing their last regular season games. The four conference champions automatically qualify for the U Sports
U Sports
Women's Soccer Championship. Women's Soccer Championship[edit] Main article: U Sports
U Sports
Women's Soccer Championship The U Sports
U Sports
Women's Soccer Championship, first established in 1987, features eight teams in single elimination matches to determine a national champion. The championship hosts 11 games over four days at a predetermined host venue. The host team is automatically qualified for the tournament, as is each of the conference champions. Another berth is awarded to the second-place finisher in the Ontario
Ontario
conference and Canada
Canada
West conference. The final spot is given to one team from one of the three remaining conferences on a yearly rotational basis.[4] Teams[edit] Atlantic University
University
Sport[edit] Further information: Atlantic University
University
Sport

University Varsity Name City Province Founded Soccer Stadium Stadium Capacity

Acadia University Axewomen Wolfville NS 1838 Raymond Field 3,000

Cape Breton University Capers Sydney NS 2005 CBU Field N/A

Dalhousie University Tigers Halifax NS 1818 Wickwire Field 2,000

Memorial University
University
of Newfoundland Sea-Hawks St. John's NL 1925 King George V Park 10,000

Université de Moncton Aigles Bleu Moncton NB 1864 Moncton
Moncton
Stadium 10,000

Mount Allison University Mounties Sackville NB 1839 MacAulay Field 2,500

University
University
of New Brunswick Varsity Reds Fredericton NB 1785 BMO Centre 2,500

University
University
of Prince Edward Island Panthers Charlottetown PEI 1969 UPEI Alumni Canada
Canada
Games Place 1,670

Saint Mary's University Huskies Halifax NS 1802 Huskies Stadium 4,000

St. Francis Xavier University X-Women Antigonish NS 1853 Oland Stadium 4,000

Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association[edit] Further information: Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association

University Varsity Name City Province Founded Soccer Stadium Stadium Capacity

West Division

University
University
of Alberta Pandas Edmonton AB 1908 Foote Soccer Field 1,500

University
University
of British Columbia Thunderbirds Vancouver BC 1906 Thunderbird Stadium 3,500

University
University
of British Columbia
British Columbia
Okanagan Heat Kelowna BC 2005 Nonis Sports Field 200

University
University
of the Fraser Valley Cascades Abbotsford BC 1974 Bateman Park 1,000

University
University
of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves Prince George BC 1990 Charles Jago Sport Centre N/A

Thompson Rivers University WolfPack Kamloops BC 1970 Hillside Stadium 1,060

Trinity Western University Spartans Langley BC 1962 Rogers Park N/A

University
University
of Victoria Vikes Victoria BC 1903 Centennial Stadium 5,000

East Division

University
University
of Calgary Dinos Calgary AB 1966 West Varsity Soccer Pitch N/A

University
University
of Lethbridge Pronghorns Lethbridge AB 1967 U of L Community Stadium 2,000

MacEwan University Griffins Edmonton AB 1971 Jasper Place Bowl 1,000

University
University
of Manitoba Bisons Winnipeg MB 1877 University
University
Stadium 5,000

Mount Royal University Mount Royal Cougars Calgary AB 1910 MR Fields N/A

University
University
of Regina Cougars Regina SK 1974 Rams/Cougars Field N/A

University
University
of Saskatchewan Huskies Saskatoon SK 1907 Griffiths Stadium 5,743

University
University
of Winnipeg Wesmen Winnipeg MB 1967 Winnipeg
Winnipeg
Soccer Complex 10,000

Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics[edit] Further information: Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics

University Varsity Name City Province Founded Soccer Stadium Stadium Capacity

East Division

Carleton University Ravens Ottawa ON 1952 Ravens' Field 1,500

Laurentian University Voyageurs Sudbury ON 1960 Laurentian Soccer Field N/A

Nipissing University Lakers North Bay ON 1909 Nipissing University
University
soccer pitch 200

University
University
of Ontario
Ontario
Institute of Technology Ridgebacks Oshawa ON 2002 Vaso's Field N/A

University
University
of Ottawa Gee-Gees Ottawa ON 1866 Matt Anthony Field 1,500

Queen's University Gaels Kingston ON 1841 Richardson Stadium 10,258

Royal Military College of Canada Paladins Kingston ON 1876 Inner Field N/A

Ryerson University Rams Toronto ON 1948 Lamport Stadium 9,600

University
University
of Toronto Varsity Blues Toronto ON 1827 Varsity Stadium 5,000

Trent University Excalibur Peterborough ON 1962 Justin Chiu Stadium 1,000

West Division

Algoma University Thunderbirds Sault Ste. Marie ON 1964 N/A N/A

Brock University Badgers St. Catharines ON 1964 Brock Field 1,200

University
University
of Guelph Gryphons Guelph ON 1964 Alumni Stadium 4,100

McMaster University Marauders Hamilton ON 1887 Ron Joyce Stadium 6,000

University
University
of Waterloo Warriors Waterloo ON 1957 Warrior Field 5,400

University
University
of Western Ontario Mustangs London ON 1878 TD Waterhouse Stadium 8,000

Wilfrid Laurier University Golden Hawks Waterloo ON 1957 Alumni Field N/A

University
University
of Windsor Lancers Windsor ON 1857 University
University
of Windsor Stadium 2000

York University Lions Toronto ON 1959 York Stadium 2,500

Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec[edit] Further information: Quebec
Quebec
Student Sport Federation

University Varsity Name City Province Founded Soccer Stadium Stadium Capacity

Bishop's University Bishop's Gaiters Sherbrooke QC 1843 Coulter Field 2,200

Concordia University Stingers Montreal QC 1896 Concordia Stadium 4,000

Université Laval Rouge et Or Quebec
Quebec
City QC 1663 PEPS Stadium 12,257

McGill University Martlets Montreal QC 1821 Percival Molson Memorial Stadium 25,012

Université de Montréal Carabins Montreal QC 1821 CEPSUM Stadium 5,100

Université du Québec à Montréal Citadins Montreal QC 1969 terrain #2 of Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard 1,000

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières Patriotes Trois-Rivières QC 1969 Stade de l'UQTR 1,500

Université de Sherbrooke Vert et Or Sherbrooke QC 1843 Stade de l'Université de Sherbrooke 3,359

References[edit]

^ http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wsoc/2011-12/files/past_champs Past U Sports
U Sports
Champions ^ http://english.cis-sic.ca/information/about_cis/programs-services ^ http://english.cis-sic.ca/information/about_cis/cissportsoffered ^ http://english.cis-sic.ca/championships/wsoc/2011-12/files/SoccerW_11_12.pdf Playing Regulations - Women's Soccer

External links[edit]

http://english.cis-sic.ca/sports/wsoc/index

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AUS

Acadia Axewomen CBU Capers Dalhousie Tigers Memorial Sea-Hawks Moncton
Moncton
Aigles Bleues Mount Allison Mounties UNB Varsity Reds UPEI Panthers Saint Mary's Huskies St. Francis Xavier X-Women

Canada
Canada
West

West

Alberta
Alberta
Pandas UBC Thunderbirds UBC Okanagan Heat Fraser Valley Cascades UNBC Timberwolves Thompson Rivers WolfPack Trinity Western Spartans Victoria Vikes

East

Calgary
Calgary
Dinos Lethbridge
Lethbridge
Pronghorns MacEwan Griffins Manitoba
Manitoba
Bisons Mount Royal Cougars Regina Cougars Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Huskies Winnipeg
Winnipeg
Wesmen

OUA

West

Algoma Thunderbirds Brock Badgers Guelph
Guelph
Gryphons McMaster Marauders Waterloo Warriors Western Ontario
Ontario
Mustangs Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks Windsor Lancers York Lions

East

Carleton Ravens Laurentian Voyageurs Nipissing Lakers UOIT Ridgebacks Queen's Golden Gaels RMC Paladins Ryerson Rams Toronto
Toronto
Varsity Blues Trent Excalibur

RSEQ

Bishop's Gaiters Concordia Stingers Laval Rouge et Or McGill Martlets Montreal
Montreal
Carabins Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke
Vert et Or UQAM Citadins UQTR Patriotes

Championships

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Soccer in Canada

Overview

Canadian Soccer Association League system Hall of Fame Clubs Champions Venues

Soccer-specific stadium

Women's soccer in Canada Coaches Leagues

Men's national teams

Senior

results records and statistics

U-23 (Olympic) U-20 U-18 U-17 Futsal Beach soccer

Men's leagues

Major League Soccer

MLS Cup

United Soccer League League1 Ontario Première Ligue de soccer du Québec Premier Development League Pacific Coast Soccer League Alberta
Alberta
Major Soccer League Canadian Soccer League
Canadian Soccer League
(Non-FIFA) Canadian Premier League

Men's indoor leagues

Arena Premier League

Men's university soccer

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University
Sport Quebec
Quebec
Student Sport Federation Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association

Men's college soccer

CCAA Championship Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association Quebec
Quebec
Student Sport Federation Ontario
Ontario
Colleges Athletic Association Alberta
Alberta
Colleges Athletics Conference Pacific Western Athletic Association

Women's national teams

Senior U-20 U-17

Women's leagues

National Women's Soccer League Women's Premier Soccer League League1 Ontario

Women's university soccer

U Sports
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Cup competitions

Canadian Championship

Voyageurs Cup

The Challenge Trophy Jubilee Trophy

Other competitions

Canadian Premier League
Canadian Premier League
(proposed) Soccer at the Canada
Canada
Games Croatian-North American Soccer Tournament

Defunct men's leagues

Canadian National Soccer League Canadian Soccer League
Canadian Soccer League
(1987–92) Open Canada
Canada
Cup Victoria Challenge Cup USL First Division D2 Pro League (2010)

Defunct men's indoor leagues

Canadian Major Indoor Soccer League

Defunct women's leagues

W-League (1995–2015)

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Atlantic University
University
Sport

Full members

Acadia Axemen/Axewomen CBU Capers Dalhousie Tigers Memorial Sea-Hawks Mount Allison Mounties Moncton
Moncton
Aigles Bleus UNB Varsity Reds UPEI Panthers Saint Mary's Huskies St. Francis Xavier X-Men/X-Women St. Thomas Tommies

Football-only member

Bishop's Gaiters

See also

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Canada
Canada
West Universities Athletic Association

Members

Alberta
Alberta
Golden Bears/Pandas Brandon Bobcats UBC Thunderbirds UBC Okanagan Heat Calgary
Calgary
Dinos Fraser Valley Cascades Lethbridge
Lethbridge
Pronghorns Manitoba
Manitoba
Bisons Mount Royal Cougars UNBC Timberwolves Regina Cougars/Rams Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Huskies Thompson Rivers WolfPack Trinity Western Spartans Victoria Vikes Winnipeg
Winnipeg
Wesmen

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Ontario
Ontario
University
University
Athletics

Members

Brock Badgers Carleton Ravens Guelph
Guelph
Gryphons Lakehead Thunderwolves Laurentian Voyageurs McMaster Marauders Nipissing Lakers Ottawa
Ottawa
Gee-Gees Queen's Golden Gaels RMC Paladins Ryerson Rams Toronto
Toronto
Varsity Blues Trent Excalibur UOIT Ridgebacks Waterloo Warriors Western Ontario
Ontario
Mustangs Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks Windsor Lancers York Lions

See also

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Quebec
Quebec
Student Sport Federation

Members

Bishop's Gaiters Concordia Stingers Laval Rouge et Or McGill Redmen and Martlets Montreal
Montreal
Carabins Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke
Vert et Or UQAM Citadins UQTR Patriotes

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Major women's sport leagues in North America

Women's basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
Women's National Basketball Association
(WNBA) Women's American Basketball Association (WABA) Women's Blue Chip Basketball League (WBCBL) American Basketball League (defunct) National Women's Basketball League (defunct) Women's Professional Basketball League
Women's Professional Basketball League
(defunct) NCAA Division I NCAA Division II NCAA Division III NAIA U Sports

Women's ice hockey

Canadian Women's Hockey League
Canadian Women's Hockey League
(CWHL) National Women's Hockey League (NWHL) Western Women's Hockey League (defunct) National Collegiate women's ice hockey championship NCAA Division III women's ice hockey
NCAA Division III women's ice hockey
(NCAA) U Sports
U Sports
women's ice hockey

Women's soccer

National Women's Soccer League
National Women's Soccer League
(NWSL) Liga MX Femenil Women's Premier Soccer League
Women's Premier Soccer League
(WPSL) United Women's Soccer
United Women's Soccer
(UWS) Liga Mexicana de Fútbol Femenil NCAA Women's Soccer Championship NAIA Women's Soccer Championship U Sports
U Sports
women's soccer Women's Professional Soccer
Women's Professional Soccer
(WPS) (defunct) Women's United Soccer Association
Women's United Soccer Association
(WUSA) (defunct) Women's League Soccer
Women's League Soccer
(WLS) (defunct) Women's Premier Soccer League
Women's Premier Soccer League
Elite (defunct) USL W-League
USL W-League
(defunct)

Women's softball

National Pro Fastpitch
National Pro Fastpitch
(NPF) NCAA Division I Softball
Softball
Championship Women's College World Series
Women's College World Series
(WCWS) NAIA Softball
Softball
Championship

Women's gridiron football

Independent Women's Football League (IWFL) Women's Football Alliance
Women's Football Alliance
(WFA) United States Women's Football League
United States Women's Football League
(USWFL) Legends Football League
Legends Football League
(LFL) Maritime Women's Football League (MWFL) Western Women's Canadian Football League (WWCFL) LFL Canada
Canada
(LFL) American Football Women's League (AFWL) (defunct) Women's American Football League (WAFL) (defunct) Women's Football Association
Women's Football Association
(WFA) (defunct) Ladies Tackle Football League (LTFL) (defunct) Women's Football League (WFL) (defunct) Women's Professional Football League (WPFL) (defunct) National Women's Football Association
Women's Football Association
(NWFA) (defunct)

Other sports

Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Women's Flat Track Derby Association
Women's Flat Track Derby Association
(WFTDA) National Ringette League
National Ringette League
(NRL) United Women's Lacrosse League (UWLX)

National Collegiate Athletic Association

NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship NCAA Bowling Championship NCAA Women's Division I Cross Country Championship NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championship NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championships NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship NCAA Division I Rowing Championship NCAA Women's Division I Swimming and Diving Championships NCAA Women's Tennis Championship NCAA Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship NCAA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship NCAA Women's Water Polo Championship

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics

NAIA Women's Cross Country Championship NAIA Women's Golf Championship NAIA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships NAIA Women's Tennis Championship NAIA Women's Indoor Track and Field Championship NAIA Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship NAIA Volleyball Championship N

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