Rotrand Sene rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown as the Montreal Carabins rolled over the Bishop’s Gaiters 44-18 in Canadian university football action Friday.
Sene, who left the game in the second quarter with a knee injury, combined with Nicolas Dubeau for a combined 291 rushing yards for the host Carabins.
“We have two very good running backs in our team and I think the fans discovered tonight,” said Carabins coach Danny Maciocia.
Gabriel Cousineau completed 11-of-18 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown for third-ranked Montreal (2-0).
Pierre-Luc Varhegyi entered the game late in the third quarter and completed 4-of-5 passes for 77 yards and two touchdowns for the host Carabins.
The No. 10 Gaiters (1-1) abandoned their running game, rushing the ball just six times for 21 yards.
No. 5 Calgary 34 Regina 27
At Regina, Andrew Buckley threw a 89-yard touchdown pass to Elie Bouka, and Mercer Timmins scored on a pair of short runs, in the fifth-ranked Dinos’ (2-0) win over the Rams (0-2).
McGill 32 Concordia 19
At Montreal, Luis Guimont-Mota rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns, as the McGill Redmen (1-1) defeated Concordia (0-2). Reid Quest passed for 312 yards for the Stingers.
Saint Mary’s 14 Acadia 11
At Halifax, the Saint Mary’s Huskies (1-0) managed just 142 yards in offence, but kicked off their season with a win over two-time defending AUS conference champion Acadia.