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Cis Coach: Overtime Victory and Time Cummins

cis coach: It's the second time Cummins has been honoured by his peers at the national level, according to The Chronicle Herald. He was named CIS coach of the year in 2011. Axemen bench boss Jeff Cummins was named the U Sports football coach of the year at the Canadian university football awards gala Thursday in Toronto. Coming off a 2-6 campaign in 2016, the Axemen topped the Atlantic conference with a 6-2 record and captured the league title with a thrilling 45-38 double overtime victory over the Saint Mary's Huskies in the once-cancelled Loney Bowl on Nov. 14. Ilnicki set a single-season Canada West record with 1,468 rushing yards and led the nation in rushing touchdowns 11 and carries 196 as he led the Golden Bears to the post-season for the first time since 2010. Acadia topped the AUS in a number of statistical categories on both sides of the ball, including total defence 375.5 yards per game rushing defence 117.3 and rushing attack 208.3 . University of Alberta running back Ed Ilnicki won the Hec Crighton Trophy as the top player in U Sports football. ( As reported in the news.