September 17, 2013 (Oro, ON) – The battle is on to see who will bring the 2013 U-Cup trophy back to campus. In the overall team standings its Queen’s University in the lead, but the University of Guelph and University of Toronto are keen to close the gap. Riders from five different universities made it onto the podium at this first race of the season.
Men’s “A” Division (Expert)
1. Etienne Moreau (Queen’s University)
2. William Brown (University of Guelph)
3. Alex Lefebvre (University of Guelph)
Jon Slaughter (Race winner – but Alumni)
Women’s “A” Division (Expert)
1. Haley Smith (Queen’s University)
2. Elyse Nieuwold (McMaster University)
3. Victoria (Tory) Giangrande (Queen’s University)
Men’s “B” Division (Sport)
1. Daniel (Rookie Dan) O’keefe (University of Guelph)
2. Quin Robertson (Queen’s University)
3. Steven Thomas (McMaster University)
Women’s “B” Division (Sport)
1. Samantha Demers (Laurentian University)
2. Roz Lougheed (University of Toronto)
3. Andrea Burley (Queen’s University)
Next Race: University Cup Race #2 (Saturday / Sunday Sept 21/22) at Mansfield Outdoor Centre. Mountain bikers from any university or college are invited to participate and can register “day of”.
Registration starts at 9:30 am. “A” race at 11am, “B” race at 1pm. New racers welcome.