Women's Soccer: Day 2 Recap

Women's Soccer: Day 2 Recap

GPRC 1, Holland 0

In the first half, both teams showed effective defensive play, preventing any offensive creativity. The two goalkeepers, Michele Brodeur and Nicole McInnis, were impeccable.

In the second half, both teams attempted to move into offensive territory, but were mostly unsuccessful. The game ended with a sharp strike from Shelby Henley, who scored the only goal of the game in the 85th minute of play, giving her team the victory.

Players of the Game were Kennedy Hall (GPRC) and Nicole McInnis (Holland).

NAIT 2, VIU 1  

The first half begins with an energetic start by both teams, followed by an on-target shot from Marissa Webb, giving NAIT the lead in the 7th minute. Then the Ooks diversified offensive play results in a goal by Kassy Jajczay.

During the second half, VIU scores with on accurate shot from Kaylee Dodds in the 50th minute. The Mariners strikers try to even the score but goalkeeper Kailey Harder fends off all attempts to as NAIT holds on for the victory.

Players of the Game were Sidney Doblanko (NAIT) and Kaylee Dodds (VIU).

Garneau 1, Algonquin 0

Airtight defensive play in the centre field is in display by both teams during a scoreless first half.

There are more offensive opportunities in the second half and in the 72nd minute, CCAA All-Canadian Dominique Fortin buries a shot in the upper left corner to give the two-time defending champion Garneau the eventual game-winning goal.

Players of the Game are Dominique Fortin (Garneau) and Jenna Baldree (Algonquin).

Ahuntsic 1, Douglas 0

A scoreless first half featured fast play, sudden turnarounds and faultless goalkeepers, but no goals are scored in the opening 45 minutes.

Amina Koroghli’s marker in the 84th minute propels the Indiennes into the CCAA National Championship final.

The CCAA gold-medal game will be an all-RSEQ final, featuring the only two teams to hold the No. 1 ranking in Women’s Soccer this season.

Players of the Game were Catherine Cloutier (Ahuntsic) and Alexa Gazzola (Douglas).