CUFLA Power Rankings Weeks 1 & 2

1. Brock University (3-0) – The Brock Badgers have exploded offensively in the early stages of the season, netting an outstanding 64 goals in three games. After a convincing 17-6 victory over McMaster, the Badgers capped off week two with an impressive 14-11 win over the defending Baggataway Cup champion Guelph Gryphons. St.Catharine’s native Mark Debrone had a breakout weekend, burying five goals and adding six assists for 11 points in two games. The hometown product has 15 points on the year(8G,7A), good enough for second on the team. Senior Kyle Davis sits in first with eight goals and eight assists for 16 points. The Caldeon,ON product is fourth in points among all CUFLA scorers.

2. McGill University (3-0)- The McGill Redmen’s defense has been dominant in the early stages of the season, only allowing 15 goals in three games. Sophomore netminder William Waesche leads all CUFLA netminders in goals against average with an impressive 4.00 GAA. The Greenwich,CT native got in on the offensive action, finding the back of the cage and becoming the first CUFLA goalie to record a goal since Trent University’s Jon Hiltz scored two in 2011. See Goal Here. On the offensive side of the ball, sophomore Spencer Bromley leads the way with 10 goals, three helpers for 13 points in three games. The Surrey,BC native has already matched his season point total from last year of 13. Close behind is senior captain Connor Goodwin with 12 points. The New Westminster midfielder has netted just one goal, but has tallied an impressive 11 assists. The beasts of the east will clash this Wednesday as McGill takes on East Division rival Bishop’s at beautiful Molson Stadium in Montreal,PQ. Coach Tim Murdoch and the Redmen close out a busy weekend with an Ontario weekend road trip to take on Queen’s University and Trent Univeristy.

3. Western University (3-0)- The Western Mustangs moved to 3-0 on the season after a pair of victories against Laurentian and Guelph. The Mustangs had their hands full against the Voyageurs but Western was able to pull out a 10-8 victory. Senior Dylan Ham was stellar in the win, netting a hat-trick while adding two helpers for five points. In their third win of the season, the ‘Stangs handled the Guelph Gryphons with ease winning 14-4. Ham was stellar once again, finding the back of the cage twice while adding four assists for six points. Junior attackman Ryan McCrory chipped in with a hat-trick and a pair of apples. The Mustangs will look to crash Brock’s homecoming party as the West Division’s two undefeated clubs go head to head this Saturday.

4. Bishop’s University (3-0)- The Bishop’s Gaiters opened up the 2014 season with three victories against Ottawa, Queen’s and Trent. In the early stages of the season, freshmenTaren Cook has led the way with 10 goals and one assist for 11 points. Seniors Mason Austen and James Malloy have each chipped in with eight points. On the defensive side of the ball, the Gaiters are averaging six goals against a game. Netminders David Bigley andPerry McDermott have shared the cage, splitting time in the three victories. First place in the East is on the line on Wednesday night as Bishop’s travels to McGill to take on the Redmen. The Gaiter’s cap off week three with a match up against new CUFLA program University of Ottawa.

5. Laurentian University (3-1) – The Laurentian Voyageurs have kicked off their 2014 campaign in impressive fashion, going 3-1 in their first four contests. Offensive production has not been an issue for the Voyageurs, as they’ve netted 51 goals in four games. Sophomore Philip Romanet and senior Clint Lamarsh sit one and two respectively in the CUFLA scoring race after three games. The Georgetown,ON product Romanet leads all offensive CUFLA stats with 13 goals, 13 assists for 26 points. Wallaceberg Red Devil Jr. B product Clint Lamarsh is tied with Romanet in goals with 13, and is second in points with 20. The Voyaguers have the weekend off, but get back to action next week with games against the University of Toronto and Wilfred Laurier University.