Final weekend of the regular season has playoff implications for women
The final weekend of the AUS regular season will see the Sea-Hawks travel to take on Moncton and Mount Allison. The women control their playoff destiny as they enter the weekend in the sixth and final playoff position while the men will look to finish the weekend with a win to end the season.
Though the games this weekend are the final regular season games the Sea-Hawks will be treating this weekend as must-win playoff games. The Sea-Hawks (3-4-4) have found most of their success this season on the road with a record of 2-1-2 on the mainland.
On Saturday they will kick off at 1 p.m. against Moncton (3-6-2) who are currently tied with UNB for seventh spot. A win for either team would significantly improve their playoff hopes.
On Sunday Memorial will travel to Sackville to play Mount Allison (5-5-1), who are currently in fourth place.
Heading into the final weekend only three teams, Cape Breton, Dalhousie and UPEI have clinched berths.
At the end of Sunday's play the remaining three playoff seeds will be determined in what promises to be a competitive, playoff atmosphere weekend of AUS soccer.
The men's soccer team will travel to New Brunswick this weekend looking to end the season on a positive note.
The Sea-Hawks (0-10-1) will look to play spoiler against Moncton (5-4-2) who will be looking to clinch an AUS playoff berth. Moncton is currently in a three-way tie for fourth in the conference. However, Cape Breton is only a single point behind the pack. Only three of the four teams will qualify for playoffs.
On Sunday the Sea-Hawks will compete against Mount Allison (3-6-2) to end their season. The games will be the final in the varsity careers of fifth year defenders Chris Pope and Jeff Slaney. Fourth year Kevin Connolly, who will be graduating next spring, will also likely be playing his final game for Memorial.