Ottawa Gee Gees visit McMaster Marauders at Ron Joyce on Saturday – Hamilton

The Mac Marauders (1-1) host the Ottawa Gee Gees (1-1) on Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton.

McMaster, now ranked No. 10 in the country, beat York 39-1 in its home opener last week, while Ottawa lost 26-16 to Queens.

Marauders quarterback Andrea Dueck leads the OUA in passing yards per game, 294.5, but the Marauders need to improve their running game. After two weeks, the Marauders are second to last (tenth overall) in average rushing yards per game, 98.5. By comparison, Ottawa is ranked sixth with 144 rushing yards per game.

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To succeed on the field, the Marauders will need to know James Peter. The Ottawa linebacker tallied 17.5 tackles in two games this season, including 15 solo tackles, to lead the OUA in both categories.

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McMaster has won seven of the last ten meetings between the two teams.

The game can be streamed at 900 CHML at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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