WSOC: Huskies hand CAPERS 1st loss of season

WSOC: Huskies hand CAPERS 1st loss of season

The Basics 

Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 0, Saint Mary's HUSKIES 1 

Records: CBU 6-1-1, SMU 3-4-1 

Location: CBRHC Field, Sydney, NS


Sydney, NS – Heavy rains played a large part in a surprising 1-0 Saint Mary's victory over the defending champion CAPERS. Huskies Anna Erikson scored the only goal of the game 11 minutes in on a goal-mouth scramble. SMU Keeper turned aside 12 shots kept the CAPERS off the scoreboard. Haley Kardas (Halifax, NS) took the loss for the CAPERS.


Turning Point: The CAPERS hit the post early In the second half and had many chances near the end of the game but weren't able to capitalize. 

Individual Leaders 

* CBU's Freeman led with 4 shots on goal 

* There were no assists in the game 

* The Huskies Erikson had the only goal

* SMU's Kyanna Gilks stopped all 12 shots she faced

* Gilks was awarded Subway Player of the Game for her relentless effort. 


News and Notes 

  • The CAPERS suffered their 1stloss of the season (6-1-1)
  • 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 Dalhousie University again on Sunday, Oct. 14that 1 pm at CBU. SMU travels to UNB on Sunday.