CapU Blues soccer: week 3 recap

CapU Blues soccer: week 3 recap

CJ Pentland, CapU Sports Information Director / Photos Paul Yates, Vancouver Sports Pictures

Men's Soccer

Capilano Blues: 6
Langara Falcons: 0

In their lone game of the weekend, the Capilano University Blues men’s soccer team wasted no time getting ahead of the Langara College Falcons en route to a 6-0 win at Musqueam Turf in Vancouver.

Nicolas Morello converted from the penalty spot in the 4th minute to give his team the early lead – the first of four goals in the opening frame. Rookie striker Adrian Sahagun scored his first goal of the season in the 35th – displaying his speed on a breakaway from just past half – and Keith Jackson and Andres Romo followed with tallies to close out the first half.

In the second half, Kamyar Amini scored his first of the season, and Jackson added his sixth of the season to move him back into sole possession of first place in PACWEST scoring.

In goal, Hudson Nelles recorded his second-straight shutout, making three saves.

Capilano now sits in second place in the PACWEST at 3-0-1 and nine points. Next weekend they again hit the road to take on Douglas College at 3:30pm on Saturday, September 30 at Towncentre Turf in Coquitlam, and Vancouver Island University at 2:30pm on Sunday, October 1 at Ladysmith Forest Field Turf.

Women's Soccer

Capilano Blues: 2
Langara Falcons: 2

In a back-and-forth affair, the Capilano University Blues women’s soccer team came back twice to earn a 2-2 draw on the road against the Langara College Falcons on Sunday afternoon. The tie keeps the Blues undefeated so far in 2017 PACWEST play.

Langara got on the board first in the 25th minute on a goal from Giulia Repole, and the game remained 1-0 heading into halftime. The Blues pressed out of halftime and found the equalizer in the 65th, as rookie midfielder Adrianna Babinski stepped up and scored on a free kick – her third goal in four games, which puts her second in league scoring.

The Falcons quickly responded at retook the lead two minutes later, as Repole scored her second of the game. Yet CapU again persisted, and it was and it was another rookie, Claire Ye, who found the back of the net in the 86th minute to make it 2-2.

Capilano now sits in second place in the PACWEST with a 1-3-0 record and six points. Next weekend they again hit the road to take on Douglas College at 1:00pm on Saturday, September 30 at Towncentre Turf in Coquitlam, and Vancouver Island University at 12:00pm on Sunday, October 1 at Ladysmith Forest Field Turf.

Blue Notes

In the latest CCAA National Rankings, the men's team remained steadfast at #5, while the women's side moved up one spot to #10.