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Game Information

Date Saturday, September 16
Time 5 p.m.
Location Vancouver, B.C.
Venue Thunderbird Stadium
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Series ('72) SSK Leads 59-29
   @ UBC SSK leads 23-19
   Current Streak SSK - 1 W
   Last Meeting Oct. 14, 2016   
           UBC 10 @ SSK 40

5 Things

  1. Kyle Siemens was named the Canada West Offensive Player of the Week after recording 5 passing touchdowns on 271 yards.

  2. Colton Klassen stepped into the starting running back role for an injured Tyler Chow. The second-year has 218 yards on 44 carries in two games.

  3. Saskatchewan has not lost in Canada West conference play in Vancouver since October 15, 1999.

  4. The Huskies have only lost four games to UBC since 2000.

  5. It's the first of two meetings between the T-Birds and Huskies in 2017. The two will also square off in Saskatoon in Week 6 - October 14. 

By The Numbers

7 - The Huskies jumped to No. 7 in the U SPORTS Top 10.

9 - Quarterback Kyle Siemens has 9 passing TDs in 2017 - 4 in Game 1, 5 in Game 2. 

40 - The Huskies defence has given up the least amount of points in two games this season.

8009 - The Huskies won in front of a big home crowd of 8009 last weekend. 

Scouting The Thunderbirds

  • The UBC Thunderbirds got in the win column in Week 2 after a 32-18 win at home over the Manitoba Bisons.  

  • Up by three points at the half, UBC had a monster third quarter outscoring the Bisons 19-0, highlighted by an Elliot Graham 107-yard interception return for a touchdown, the longest such play in Thunderbirds history.

  • In Week 1, UBC lost 36-20 to the Regina Rams in Regina.