The T-Birds won their second consecutive title on Sunday, with a 3-1 win over Laval on a chilly, snowy late autumn day in Fredericton. Last year, the T-Birds had an undefeated season en route to a national title; this season, there was one early season upset loss to UFV, and then the T-Birds didn’t look back.
Amaury Fauvergne gave the underdog Rouge et Or the 1-0 lead, and it stood up till halftime. But UBC got a 51th minute equalizer from Niall Cousens, then took the lead in the 62nd minute when Milad Mehrabi struck. In the 64th, Navid Mashinchi finished UBC’s shock-and-awe portion of the game with the T-Birds’ third goal.
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