Sea-Hawks battle Tigers in AUS women's soccer
Saturday: Tigers defeat Sea-Hawks 3-1 (boxscore)
Oct. 19 (St. John’s, N.L.) Eunnie Kim’s goal in the 31st minute proved to be the winner as the Dalhousie Tigers defeated the Memorial Sea-Hawks 3-1 in AUS women’s soccer at King George the Vth Park in St. John’s.
Memorial opened the scoring when rookie Jessie Noseworthy scored her third goal of the season in the third minute of play.
The Tigers quickly answered back as striker Bianca Jakisa booted her fifth of the year at the 5:11 mark in the first half. After Kim’s goal made it 2-1, Dalhousie added some insurance as Daphne Wallace scored in the 49th minute.
Second year forward Victoria Parkinson was the player of the game for Dalhousie while fourth year defender Maria Oliver earned the honour for Memorial.
The win improved Dalhousie to 7-2-1 while the Sea-Hawks fell to 5-3-2 in the tight AUS women’s soccer standings.
Sunday: Sea-Hawks and Tigers play to scoreless draw (boxscore)
Oct. 20 (St. John’s, N.L.) The Memorial Sea-Hawks and the Dalhousie Tigers battled to a scoreless tie on Sunday afternoon in AUS women’s soccer at King George the Vth Park.
Sea-Hawks keeper Jaime Crocker (pictured on right) put up an impressive performance with her second shutout of the season. She kept Memorial in the game with 12 saves in only her second start of the season.
Players of the game were Crocker for the Sea-Hawks and Joanna Boldgett for the Dalhousie Tigers.
Fifth-year veteran Lauren Windsor played her last game at home as a Sea-Hawk. Memorial coach Walt Mavin presented her with a framed photograph prior to the game.
Memorial is now in fifth place in the AUS with a record of 5-3-3.
Dalhousie are now 7-2-2 and are tied with Acadia for second place in the conference.
The Sea-Hawks will finish their season next weekend with a trip to play the first place Capers (7-0-4) in Sydney on Saturday, followed by a game in Antigonish against the StFX X-Women (3-5-3).
Sunday recap contributed by Warren Gordon