A beautiful Saturday afternoon in Moncton was the setting for a men’s battle that was very fun to watch. If you missed it you missed a great one. The Chargers faced off against the UKC Blue Devils in a back and forth game that finished with the Blue Devils winning 3-2. UKC started the scoring and Crandall tied it moments later. King’s got another one and then Crandall replied until UKC got the last goal to win.
Goal scorers for UKC were Will Fitzgerald with 2 goals and Dylan Thornhill with the winner in the 2nd half. The Chargers got scoring from Luke Edwards and Jacob Dunn.
UKC had a quick start over the sluggish home team. Thornhill scored at the 3rd and 7th minute to put UKC in the lead that was not relinquished. Jack Lynds scored for the Rams at the 39th minute to give his team a boost going into half time. The second half was the best half of the season for the Rams as they held the very quick UKC side. A tough but clean game saw only one yellow card in an exciting ACAA matchup. Although marking a loss, Rams Keeper Tim Trites stood on his head on more than a few occasions to keep his squad in the game.
The rain stopped falling in the morning leaving a beautiful afternoon for soccer. The University of Kings College came in to Moncton and handed the Crandall University Chargers a 1 – Nill loss in a in a defensive dominant game. 2 minutes after halftime Madison Frechette scored the lone goal for UKC which would be all they needed to get the win. Crandall fought hard and managed to create a few scoring opportunities but could not get one to the back of the net.
A great ACAA women’s soccer game was played in Bible Hill tonight with the Blue Devils meeting the host Rams. Play was mostly in the mid-field during both halves with no clear domination of play. Kings made the most of their chances to go up 1-0 in the 26th minute and secured the win with their second in the 43rd minute. The Rams picked up the pace in the second , but could not beat the Kings Keeper Burrows to get on the scoreboard. The Rams next game is when they meet the Mystics on Sunday Sept 30 at 4 pm in Bible Hil
UKC Blue Devils hosted the UNB Varsity Reds who opened the scoring early, finish the half leading 39-0. The Blue devils fought hard, but the UNB Varsity Reds were able to hold their lead and come out on top. In the end the UKC Blue devils fell to the UNB Varsity Reds with a final score of 102-0.
The next game is scheduled for September 30th vs. St Thomas University. The UKC Blue Devils currently holds a 0-3 record.