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Gryphon field hockey women knot league newcomers

HAMILTON – The Guelph Gryphons opened their OUA women’s field hockey season with a scoreless tie with the McMaster Marauders at McMaster’s Alumni Field Friday night.

The Gryphs are the reigning league champions, a title they earned with a 1-0 win over the Toronto Varsity Blues in the gold-medal match on their own Varsity Field Oct. 27, 2019. There were no university sports in the 2020-2021 school year.

Guelph Gryphons 0 McMaster 0

For the Gryphs Friday’s game was also their first game since dropping the U Sports national championship series to the Victoria Vikes in Victoria, B.C., Nov. 2, 2019.

For the Marauders, the game marked their debut in the league as a varsity squad. They have fielded a club team for years and lost 8-0 to the Gryphs in the opening round of the 2019 playoffs.

The Gryphs and Marauders are to meet again Tuesday at Guelph’s Varsity Field. Game time is 8 p.m.


  • Guelph Sports Journal