York University won Canada's CIS men's national championship for the second year in a row with a 2-0 victory over the University of New Brunswick in the gold-medal final.
The win gives
the Lions their fifth CIS title in program history and their first banner won at home.
"The team had a lot of pressure to endure all year, being the hosts of the tournament and defending
champions," said York head coach Carmine Isacco
, who has now won four national banners since he took over the reigns of the squad back in 2007. "But it just
shows how much character and hard work was put in by these boys to make it happen."
In the 25th minute, Michael Cox
opened the scoring when he
slotted the ball in from a seemingly impossible angle for his fourth goal of the tournament. Dena Iezady
added an insurance goal for the Lions late in the game.