U Sports Roundup: Laval rebounds from rare loss to down McGill

LAVAL, Que. – Benjamin Garand-Gauthier had two rushing touchdowns and the Laval Rouge et Or rebounded from their first loss since 2017 to defeat the McGill Redmen 37-17 on Sunday in U Sports football action.

The reigning national champion Rouge et Or (3-1), who had been No. 1 since the beginning of the season, went into Sunday game ranked No. 3 in the country following last week’s 23-18 loss against Montreal. That was their first setback since the 2017 Vanier Cup final.

Laval quarterback Thomas Bolduc completed 12-of-25 pass attempts on Sunday for 156 yards and zero touchdown strikes.

David Cote kicked five field goals, the longest from 38 yards, and Laval’s defence also forced McGill (1-3) to concede four safeties.

Dimitrios Sinodinos threw for 246 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions for McGill.

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