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Brent Dunlop

The VIU Men’s soccer team have won the 2011 Pacwest Provincial championships by defeating Capilano Blues 2-1 in the finals.

This past weekend in Kelowna the VIU Men’s Soccer team made it back to back provincial titles by defending the Provincial crown.

They opened the tournament with a 3-0 semi-final win over the host team the UBC-Okanagan Heat


Goals came from Ben Leggett and Brad Archibald in the finals!!viuchamppsss

Next up the CCAA National Championships in Quebec !!

VIU is seeded number 1 in the Nationals and play Holland College – Hurricanes from Charlottetown PEI at 2:30pm our time on Nov9th

The Mariners hope to make it back to back national titles also as they won last year against the NAIT Ooks in a shootout

Follow the Mariners on the nationals website … with live video webcasts of the games


At the Provincials several Mariners received individual awards

Jared Stephens was named tournament MVP

Stephen Ewashko was named best midfielder

Ben Leggett was named best defender

Matt Mehrassa was player of the game in the finals

Jared Stephens was player of the game in the semi-finals