WSOC: CAPERS Remain Undefeated with 1-0 win over MUN

WSOC: CAPERS Remain Undefeated with 1-0 win over MUN

The Basics 

Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 1, Memorial University Seahawks 0 

Records: CBU 6-0-0, MUN 3-2-2 

Location: King George V Park, St. John's, Newfoundland 

 

St. John's, NFLD - After a hard-fought 76 minutes of play, third-year defender, Fatou Ndiaye (Pierrefonds, QC) raced down the line and crossed the ball causing an own goal to give the Capers a late lead. Second-year, Rachel Leck (Pickering, ON), contributed 4 shots, with 2 on target along with first-year Erin Freeman (Halifax, NS) who added 3 shots on target. The Capers once again proved their place in the national rankings with a solid defensive back line. Rachel Yerxa (Mississauga, ON) made 5 saves to achieve a clean sheet and contribute to the Capers victory. 

 

Turning Point: Memorial's own goal off Ndiaye's cross late in the second half broke the tie to give the Capers the lead. 

 

Individual Leaders 

* CBU's Freeman led with 3 shots on goal 

* Ndiaye led the team in points with one assist 

* Yerxa made 5 saves in the team's victory 

- Erin Freeman was awarded Subway Player of the Game for her relentless effort. 

 

News and Notes 

  • The CAPERS remain undefeated at 6-0-0
  • The CAPERS are the defending 2017 AUS Champions & 2017 U Sports National Silver Medalists
  • There were no cards handed out during the game 

 

Up Next 

CBU will play Memorial University again on September 30th. Tune in to AUSTV.ca for all the action. 12.30 AST.