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AUS sweeps medals at national hockey tournament
Bedeque’s Gardiner MacDougall led his UNB Varsity Reds to their four Canadian Interuniversity Sport title in his 13 years as head coach on Sunday night.
The Reds defeated the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) champion St. FX X-Men 3-1 in the final.
Christopher Clapperton, Francis Beauvillier and Tyler Carroll scored for UNB while Zack MacQueen replied for St. FX.
Etienne Marcoux made 22 saves for the win while Drew Owsley stopped 27 in the loss. The game was tied 1-1 after the first while UNB took a 3-1 lead to the third.
The Saint Mary’s Huskies made it an AUS sweep of the medals when they defeated Saskatchewan 5-2 in the bronze-medal game. Former P.E.I. Rocket forward Ben Duffy had an assist for the Huskies. The tournament was played in Halifax.