2001 CIAU football season
Regular season
DurationAugust 31, 2001 – November 3, 2001
Playoffs
Start dateOctober 27, 2001
Hardy CupManitoba Bisons2001-11-10
Yates CupMcMaster Marauders2001-11-10
Dunsmore CupLaval Rouge et Or2001-11-10
Loney BowlSaint Mary's Huskies2001-11-10
Churchill BowlManitoba Bisons2001-11-17
Atlantic BowlSaint Mary's Huskies2001-11-17
Vanier Cup
DateDecember 1, 2001
SiteSkyDome, Toronto
ChampionsSaint Mary's Huskies
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The 2001 CIAU football season began on August 31, 2001, and concluded with the 37th Vanier Cup national championship on December 1 at the SkyDome in Toronto, Ontario, with the Saint Mary's Huskies winning their second championship. Twenty-four universities across Canada competed in CIAU football this season, the highest level of amateur play in Canadian football, under the auspices of the Canadian Interuniversity Athletics Union (CIAU).

Awards and records

Awards

All-Canadian team

First team[edit]

[1]

Offence[edit]

Defence[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Second Team[edit]

Offence[edit]

Defence[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Results

Regular-season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, OTL = Overtime Losses, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Canada West
Team GP W L OTL PF PA Pts
Manitoba 8 7 1 0 302 91 14
Regina 8 5 3 0 261 202 10
Saskatchewan 8 5 3 0 200 172 10
Calgary 8 3 5 0 130 260 6
UBC 8 2 6 1 132 233 5
Alberta 8 2 6 0 133 200 4
Ontario
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
McMaster 8 7 0 1 301 81 15
Ottawa 8 6 2 0 247 168 12
Western 8 5 3 0 189 150 10
Queen's 8 5 3 0 201 171 10
Waterloo 8 4 3 1 194 108 9
Laurier 8 3 5 0 104 138 6
York 8 3 5 0 153 216 6
Guelph 8 3 5 0 164 237 6
Windsor 8 2 6 0 96 196 4
Toronto 8 1 7 0 92 276 2
Quebec
Team GP W L PF PA Pts
Laval 8 5 3 234 95 10
Concordia 8 5 3 174 191 10
McGill 8 4 4 161 166 8
Bishop's 8 2 6 107 224 4
Atlantic
Team GP W L PF PA Pts
Saint Mary's 8 8 0 480 35 16
Acadia 8 4 4 121 187 8
StFX 8 3 5 106 202 6
Mount Allison 8 1 7 47 330 2

Teams in bold have earned playoff berths. [2]

Top 10

CIS Top 10 Rankings
Team \ Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Acadia Axemen 9 9 8 8 9 NR NR NR NR NR
Alberta Golden Bears NR 8 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Bishop's Gaiters NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Calgary Dinos 7 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Concordia Stingers NR NR 9 9 10 7 6 9 7 10
Guelph Gryphons NR NR 10 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Laurier Golden Hawks NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Laval Rouge et Or 2 2 6 7 6 8 7 5 4 5
Manitoba Bisons 6 7 7 6 5 5 5 3 3 3
McGill Redmen 10 10 NR NR 10 NR NR NR NR NR
McMaster Marauders 5 5 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2
Mount Allison Mounties NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Ottawa Gee-Gees 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 4 6 4
Queen's Golden Gaels NR NR NR NR NR NR 10 7 10 9
Regina Rams 3 3 2 2 2 4 4 6 5 6
Saint Mary's Huskies 4 4 3 3 3 2 1 1 1 1
Saskatchewan Huskies NR NR NR NR NR 10 10 8 9 7
Simon Fraser Clan NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
St. Francis Xavier X-Men NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Toronto Varsity Blues NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
UBC Thunderbirds NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Waterloo Warriors NR NR 10 10 7 6 8 10 10 NR
Western Mustangs 8 6 5 5 8 9 9 10 8 8
Windsor Lancers NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
York Lions NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

Ranks in italics are teams not ranked in the top 10 poll but received votes.
NR = Not Ranked. Source:[3]

Championships

The Vanier Cup is played between the champions of the Atlantic Bowl and the Churchill Bowl, the national semi-final games. This year, the winners of the Canada West conference Hardy Trophy hosted the Ontario conference's Yates Cup championship team for the Churchill Bowl. The winners of the Atlantic conference Loney Bowl championship hosted the Dunsmore Cup Quebec champion for the Atlantic Bowl.[4][5]

Vanier Cup

Main article: 37th Vanier Cup

Notes

  1. ^ "CIS Football All-Canadians" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-03-08.
  2. ^ http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/SportFit/ciau/football2001.html CIS Football 2001
  3. ^ http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/sportfit/ciau/football2001.html CIAU Football 2001
  4. ^ "Uteck Bowl History". Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Archived from the original on 2012-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  5. ^ "Mitchell Bowl History". Canadian Interuniversity Sport. Archived from the original on 2012-01-31. Retrieved 2012-03-08.