5 p.m., Sept. 4)
duo combines for 671 yards, 5 TDs in Gee-Gees win over
Former Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancers Aaron Colbon
(left) and Brendan Gillanders are in their
fifth amd final year at the University of
Ottawa. File photo
week after getting trounced by the McMaster Marauders
in their CIS season opener, the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees
bounced back to post a big win over the Waterloo Warriors.
by former Sir Wilfrid Laurier Lancer teammates Aaron Colbon
and Brendan Gillanders, the Gee-Gees downed the Warriors
44-32 on Saturday to even their record at 1-1.
threw for 452 yards and ran for another 75 yards while
scoring threw touchdowns, four through the air and one
on the ground. Gillanders rebounded from a sub-par performance
against the Marauders in which he only gained four yards
on five carries, to rack up 144 yards on 22 carries.
former Lancer, Andrew Mullings, also had a pretty good
day, with three catches including one for a touchdown.
and Colbon are both in their fifth and final year at the
University of Ottawa. They returned with the hope of erasing
the memories of last year's controversial campaign in
which the Gee-Gees went 2-6 under former head coach Gary
Etchevarrey who sparked a near mutiny among the players.
team has a new head coach in Jamie Barresi this season
and a renewed focus to take care of some unfinished
story was made possible thanks to the generous support
of our local business partners.)
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