BIBLE HILL - The Dalhousie Woodsmen failed to defend their Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjacking Association (C.I.L.A) titles during the weekend.
Dalhousie's #1 team finished second at the 29th annual Rick Russell competition in Bible Hill, behind the UNB Varsity Reds. The result left Dalhousie with a second-place finish in the C.I.L.A. overall standings.
Dalhousie's #2 team was third at the Rick Russell event and also settled for third in the national rankings.
Doug Armsworthy of UNB was named C.I.L.A. MVP.
Sir Sandford Fleming captured top honours at the Bible Hill competition, while Dalhousie's #1 team was second and the #2 team was fifth.
The result left Dal's #1 team second in the C.I.L.A. final standings behind Sir Sandford Fleming. Dal's #2 team was sixth overall.
Dalhousie's Emily Peters was named C.I.L.A. season MVP.
MVP awards were based on points earned in singles and doubles events combined during the four-event season.