CIS Roundup: Cousineau, Cibasu lead No. 4 Carabins over Redmen 42-2

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MONTREAL — Quarterback Gabriel Cousineau threw for 314 yards and two touchdowns as the No. 4 Montreal Carabins hammered the McGill Redmen 42-2 on Friday in Canadian university football.

Cousineau went 18 for 25 in the air and hit Regis Cibasu six times for 163 yards and one touchdown.

Cousineau connected with L.M. Normandin with a 12-yard touchdown pass less than three minutes into the game and followed that up with a 31-yard completion to Cibasu for a 15-0 lead after the first quarter.

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Will Altema rushed for two TDs, including a seven-yard scamper at 9:44 of the second quarter to make it 22-0 for the Carabins (1-1).

The Redmen (1-1) forced a safety to get on the board but L.P. Simoneau responded with a 26-yard field goal to make it 25-2 at halftime.

After a safety and rouge, Altema crossed into the end zone for the second time early in the fourth quarter, a three-yard plunge. Then, Zacary Alexis returned a 15-yard interception.

Altema finished the game with 60 yards on 11 carries.

McGill QB Nicolas English was just 12-for-30 for 154 yards and one interception.

Montreal, the defending national champions, racked up 517 yards of net offence, compared to just 181 by McGill.



HALIFAX — Ryan Lambert kicked five field goals and added three conversions for 18 points in Mount Allison’s (1-0) rout of Saint Mary’s (0-1).


WINNIPEG — Mercer Timmins ran for 276 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Calgary (2-0) scored 17 unanswered points in the fourth quarter en route to a come-from-behind win over the Bisons (1-1).



EDMONTON — Brandon Best had 205 yards on the ground with two touchdowns and Alberta (2-0) finished the game on a 30-0 run to hand Saskatchewan (0-2) its second straight loss.

The Canadian Press

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