WSOC: CAPERS bounce back with 3-0 victory

WSOC: CAPERS bounce back with 3-0 victory

The Basics 

Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 3, Dalhousie Tigers 0

Records: CBU 7-1-1, DAL 5-3-1

Location: CBRHC Field, Sydney, NS


Sydney, NS – The CAPERS rebounded with a 3-0 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The CAPERS got single goals from Becky Hanna (Howie Centre, NS), Rachel Leck (Pickering, ON) and Maddy Johnson (Barrie, ON). 4th-year keeper Rachel Yerxa (Mississauga, ON) was strong in net for the victory. Dalhousie starting keeper Kate Fines made 3 saves before exiting the game and reserve Sam Corcoran made a pair of saves in relief. 


Turning Point: After a scoreless 1sthalf, the CAPERS scored on a goal mouth scramble in the 55thminute. DAL's starting goalie was injured on the play and the CAPERS scored two quick goals soon after. 


* CBU's Hanna, Leck and Johnson each had one goal

* Erin Freeman (Halifax, NS) had an assist

* Amelia Carlini (Ottawa, ON) and Ciera Disipio (Ottawa, ON) led all players with 4 shots each

* Yerxa led all keepers with 5 saves

* Freeman was awarded the Subway Player of the Game for her efforts


News and Notes 

  • The CAPERS move to 7-1-1
  • The TIGERS fall to 5-3-1
  • The CAPERS are the defending 2017 AUS Champions
  • There were no cards issued during the game


Up Next 

CBU will next host the St.FX X-Women on October 19that 5pm. Dalhousie University will play host to the Acadia Axewomen also on October 19that 5pm.