CIS men's soccer Wednesday roundup
Photo credit Brock Athletics
Guelph 2, Brock 1 Final
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Brock University men's soccer team (4-10-1 OUA) were unable to overcome an early deficit and fell to the visiting Guelph Gryphons 2-1 Wednesday.
Guelph scored two first half goals on set pieces from corner kicks. The first goal came in the 29th minute when a deflected ball fell at the feet of Dave Canavan who found the back of the goal. Three minutes later Dena Iezady came streaking into the box on the corner kick and buried a header past the Badgers keeper, Ryan Toale
Looking to claw their way back, the Badgers scoring just four minutes into the second half he make the score 2-1. Eric Van Wissen (Georgetown, Ont.) was in the right place at the right time and was able to score his second of the season to bring the home side within one.
The Badgers continued to push in the second half, but weren't able to even the score. Toale (Brampton, Ont.) made four saves on the contest for Brock while the Guelph keeper Bryndon Fry made two in picking up the victory.
The Badgers are still alive in the OUA West play-off hunt but need to win their next contest and get help from other teams. The next Badger game, their final match of the regular season, is October 24 against Western and begins at 3:15 p.m.
Source: Brock Badgers
Laurier 2, UOIT 1 Final
WATERLOO, Ont. – The UOIT Ridgebacks men's soccer team nearly pulled off an upset against one of the top teams in the OUA on Wednesday night as they played the Laurier Golden Hawks on the road. Despite a tremendous effort by a Ridgebacks shortened squad, Laurier escaped with a 2-1 victory.
Laurier jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first half, but the Ridgebacks would strike back as midfielder Ali Asgary netted his first goal of the year at the 45 minute mark to cut the Laurier lead to just one.
Asgary's strike would be the last goal of the game as the teams went scoreless in the second half, allowing Laurier to sneak away with the three points.
Oliver Leitz had a strong game in net for UOIT making eight saves, six of which were in the second half.
UOIT leading scorer Paul Craven had two shots on net, but was unable to beat the Laurier keeper.
The Ridgebacks home finale is set for Saturday, October 23 at 3:15 p.m. against the McMaster Marauders. The game will be apart of UOIT's first ever homecoming festivities.
On Sunday afternoon, UOIT will wrap up their inaugural OUA season as they travel to Guelph for a match against the Gryphons.
Source: UOIT Sports Info
Toronto 5, Trent 0 Final
UNB 1, Moncton 0 Final
UPEI 1, Mount Allison 0 Final
Windsor 1, Western 1 Final