The UNB Saint John Seawolves took on the University of King’s College Blue Devils in ACAA men’s soccer action Sunday at the Canada Games Stadium.
It was a very tight, well-played game that had a playoff atmosphere from the opening kick. Both teams attacked forcefully but the defenses were at their best throughout the day. Alex Allison finally broke the game open with a goal at the 68 minute mark. The Blue Devils pushed hard for the equalizer but Allison scored his second goal of the in the final minute to ice the victory. The win allowed the Seawolves to continue their march to the playoffs.
The Seawolves outshot the Blue Devils 9-8. The Seawolves moved to 4-2-3 for the season while UKC dropped to 5-3-1.
The two teams are in action again Sunday. The Seawolves host MSVU in a critical matchup with potential playoff implications while UKC travels to St. Thomas to play the Tommies. Both games are at 2:00 PM.
The weather was cold, but the game was hot. The Blue Devils took on the DAL AC Rams at Wickwire field and the Devil’s won – with a single goal. The lone goal was scored 25 minutes into the first half by Ali Al-Hajri from an assist down the right side, off the foot of Shinji Yamamoto. The Rams pressed in the King’s half but failed to make attempts on net as the King’s defense shut them down. UKC captain, Jack Creaser’s attempt for a second goal hit the Rams post. The game ended with one goal and 3 points for the Blue Devils.
The UNB Saint John Seawolves took on the University of King’s College Blue Devils in ACAA women’s soccer action Sunday at the Canada Games Stadium. The Blue Devils had a great chance to score on a shot by Madison Frechette but ACAA Athlete of the Week Marina Comeau made a tremendous save on a low shot to the corner to keep the game even. UKC opened the scoring in the 60th minute on a long shot by Natalie Crawford that dropped in just under the crossbar. It looked like UKC might hang on for the win but Hannah Thorne pounced on a loose off a free kick into the six yard box. The Seawolves outshot the Blue Devils 16-13 and had 5 corner kicks to none for the Blue Devils.
The Seawolves tied for the fourth time this season and have a record of 3-2-4. The Blue Devils now stand at 2-5-2. Sunday, the Seawolves host MSVU while UKC travels to St. Thomas to play the Tommies. Both games are at 12:00 PM.
On a brisk Wednesday evening at Wickwire field, the UKC Blue Devil’s dominated the DAL AC Rams 2-0. UKC Madison Frechette scored a blazing one touch goal off the cross from Morgan McIntosh to open the UKC lead. The Rams made striking attacks on the UKC goalie but was unable to find the back of the net. UKC goalie, Molly Lash-Burrows made a total five saves. Later, Frechette scored her second goal of the night to close the game. The Blue Devils left their home field victorious against the Rams.
In ACAA women’s rugby action the UKC Blue Devils hosted the Mount Allison Mounties. It was a perfect day for rugby at Graves-Oakley Memorial Park in Spryfield, NS. Mount A Mounties came out hard scoring 32 points in the first half. The Blue devils fought hard, but the Mount Allison Mounties were able to hold their lead and come out on top. In the end the UKC Blue devils fell to the Mount Allison Mounties with a final score of 42-0.