Wesmen Briefs

Wesmen women add to losing record

September 28: Wesmen 0, Victoria 11
September 29: Wesmen 0, Fraser Valley 3

The Wesmen women’s soccer team lost road matches against two British Columbian opponents last weekend, bringing their losing record to 0-7-1 midway through the regular season. On Sept. 28, they were entirely out played by the superior University of Victoria Vikes, who scored 11 goals against the Wesmen and have now earned a whopping 5-0-1 undefeated record. Rookie Wesmen keeper Kim Gudmandson was injured in the first half and was replaced by second year defender Janelle Comte for the rest of the game, according to a Wesmen Athletics press release. The women travelled to Abbotsford, B.C., the next day, losing to the University of Fraser Valley Cascades by 3-0.

Wesmen men come away with a tie, a loss in homestand

September 29: Wesmen 2, Trinity Western 2
September 30: Wesmen 1, UBC 5

The Wesmen men’s soccer team ended a weekend on home turf with disappointment, managing to tie one game and losing handily in another, bringing their overall record to 0-7-1. On Sept. 29, the Wesmen faced off against the Trinity Western University Spartans, managing to rack up a tie with an explosive goal by midfielder Krzysztof Szulc in extra time. Wesmen captain Adam Bromley scored his first goal of the season with a well executed free kick in the 31st minute of play, according to a Wesmen Athletics press release. Trinity Western outshot the Wesmen by 23 to seven. On Sept. 30, the Wesmen faced off against one of the best teams in the league in the No. 3 ranked University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. UBC dismantled the Wesmen, winning by 5-1 and outshooting Winnipeg by 22-9. Richie Rundle scored the lone goal for the Wesmen and goalkeeper Tyson Farago made eight saves. Next weekend, the Wesmen travel to Lethbridge to take on the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns in two games on the road.

Published in Volume 67, Number 5 of The Uniter (October 3, 2012)

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