The McMaster Marauders meet the Ottawa GeeGees in an OUA quarter-final this Saturday at Ron Joyce Stadium.
Both teams ended the regular season with a 5-3 records, but because of the points differential, McMaster finished fourth and Ottawa fifth.
The two team met in week one of the OUA schedule at McMaster, with the Marauders beating Ottawa 51-24.
Marshall Ferguson threw two touchdowns and scored two more on the ground to lead the Marauders to the win.
Ferguson finished 28-for-40 with 352-yards passing while Mac’s Michael DiCroce was the game’s top receiver pulling down 102-yard receiving on eight catches. The 2011 OUA MVP also added a touchdown in the win.
The status of injured cornerback Joey Cupido and starting offensive tackle Matt Sewell remain day-to-day.
McMaster is unbeaten against Ottawa in their last five games:
2013 Mac 51 Ottawa 24
2012 Mac 45 Ottawa 16 @Ottawa
2011 Mac 51 Ottawa 24
2010 Ottawa 43 Mac 35 @ Ottawa
2009 Mac 27 Ottawa 15 @ Ottawa OUA Quarterfinal
The last loss to Ottawa was back in 2008, when Ron Joyce Stadium officially opened.
The score in that game was Ottawa 22 McMaster 19
The game can be heard on-line at 900chml.com at 1 o’clock.