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Dion breaks CIS field goal record as Sherbrooke thrashes Concodia

William Dion kicked four field goals to break a Canadian university football record Saturday as the Sherbrooke Vert et Or routed the Concordia Stingers 48-6.

The fifth-year senior from Drummondville, Que., went 4-for-4 to boost his career total to 75. He came into the game tied with former Calgary all-Canadian Aaron Ifield and broke the national record with a 30-yard kick at 12:44 of the first quarter.

He added a 12-yarder in the second quarter before splitting the uprights from 15 and 11 yards out in the fourth.

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Elsewhere in CIS football action, it was: No. 5 Queen's 24, Windsor 7; No. 9 Guelph 42, No. 7 Western 39; No. 10 Acadia 41, St. Francis Xavier 14; and Ottawa 34, Toronto 6.

At Montreal, Dion also had five extra points and a punt single on the afternoon to finish the game with 18 points, giving him 338 for his career.

He now ranks seventh on the all-time CIS scoring list, just two points behind active leader Matthew Falvo of the Ottawa Gee-Gees.

Falvo, also in his final year of CIS eligibility, had four field goals and 16 points on Saturday in a win against Toronto. He moved into a tie for fourth place with 69 career field goals, while his 340 points are good for sixth all-time.

Dion has three more regular season games to add to his career totals, while Falvo has two remaining.

Quarterback Jeremi Roch-Doyon went 22-for-31 for 230 yards and two touchdowns for the Vert et Or (2-3).

Keegan Treloar kicked two field goals for Concordia (2-3).

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Sherbrooke will host Bishop's next Saturday while Concordia visits McGill.

No. 5 Gaels 24, Lancers 7

At Winsor, Ont., Billy McPhee threw for 210 yards, a touchdown and an interception as Queen's (5-1) defeated the Lancers (3-3).

Ryan Granberg added 193 yards rushing on 31 carries for the Gaels.


No. 9 Gryphons 42, No. 7 Mustangs 39

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At Guelph, Matt Santos kicked a 27-yard field goal with 18 seconds left to play as the Gryphons (5-1) upset Western (3-3).

Santos finished with five field goals, while Guelph quarterback Jazz Lindsey threw 219 yards for three TDs.

Garret Sanvido had three touchdown receptions for the Mustangs.


No. 10 Axemen 41, X-Men 14

Antigonish, N.S., Drew Morris returned an interception 106 yards for a touchdown early in the first quarter as Acadia (4-1) routed St. Francis Xavier (1-4).


Gee Gees 34, Varsity Blues 6

At Toronto, Brendan Gillanders rushed for 114 yards and three touchdowns as Ottawa (1-5) hammered the Varsity Blues (2-4).

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