York faces Alberta in championship opener

The No. 6 seeded St. Francis Xavier University X-Men upset the No. 1 ranked University of Alberta Golden Bears in a thrilling 3-2 double overtime victory March 20 in the opening game of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Men’s Hockey Championship, held at the Aitken University Center in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

As a result, the York Yeomen played their first game of the CIS National Championship Friday, March 21 against Alberta and their second against St. Francis Xavier Saturday, March 22.

For details on the championship, check the following Web site and click on the appropriate news release: http://www.yorku.ca/sprtyork/MediaReleases/ReleaseIndex.asp.