Sea-Hawks take four points on trip to PEI

Oct. 6, 2013 (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) The Memorial Sea-Hawks earned a crucial four points in the AUS standings this weekend as they went 1-0-1 on their trip to Charlottetown to take on the UPEI Panthers in AUS soccer action. 


Lauren Windsor(photo courtesy The Guardian)

 Photo #15 Lauren Windsor: Courtesy The Guardian Sports


Saturday: Sea-Hawks and Panthers play to draw


The Memorial Sea-Hawks and the UPEI Panthers battled to a 1-1 draw in AUS women’s soccer in Charlottetown on Saturday afternoon.


Jessie Noseworthy (photo courtesy The Guardian)Memorial striker Jennifer Burry opened the scoring in the eighth minute on a play that was set up by Jane Pope. Burry’s marker was the only goal of the first half.


UPEI came out more aggressive in the second half and evened the score on a goal by Emilie Pelletier in the 48th minute. The goal was Pelletier’s second of the season.


Pope was Memorial's player of the game.


Photo: #6 Jessie Noseworthy courtesy The Guardian Sports 


Sunday: Morgan’s second half goal propels Sea-Hawks to 1-0 win


Alexe Morgan’s marker in the 58th minute was the only goal of the game as the Memorial Sea-Hawks defeated the UPEI Panthers in AUS women’s soccer action on Sunday in Charlottetown.


Morgan’s scoring play was set up on a very nice effort by talented rookie forward Jane Pope. Pope was effective all afternoon, earning player of the game honours for the second straight game. 


Sea-Hawks keeper Jaime Crocker earned the shutout in the first start of her varsity career. She made five saves in the win, including four in the first half as the Panthers had the wind at their back.


Memorial improved to 5-2-2 on the season with the win, which put them in third place in the competitive AUS standings.


UPEI fell to 3-2-4 with the loss.


The Sea-Hawks will next play on October 19th and 20th at King George the Vth Park as they play host to the Dalhousie Tigers (5-2-1) in a match-up that will have playoff implications.