Fraser Valley Over Saskatchewan in Women’s Soccer

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October 8, 2012, Saskatoon, SK – Two second half goals gave the visiting University of Fraser Valley Cascades a 2-0 shutout victory over the University of Saskatchewan Huskies Sunday in Saskatoon’s Griffiths Stadium in PotashCorp Park.

Fraser Valley tallied in the 48th and 64th minutes for the win. Cascades’ keeper Kayla Klim was solid in the shutout making five saves in the match to keep Saskatchewan off the board.

With the win, Fraser Valley moves to 6-2-1 on the season, while the Huskies fall to 4-4-0.

After a scoreless first half, Fraser Valley opened thescoring quickly in the second half potting the ball just three minutes in. Paige Friesen sent the ball into the box on a corner kick and after a scramble in front of the net Donna Pinning was able to score her fifth goal of the season.

The Cascades added to their lead in the 64th minute after a Saskatchewan barrage at the other end. Fraser Valley was able to get the ball to the Huskies’ end of the field and in a scramble Victoria Baird kicked the ball past Huskie keeper Marissa Striuk.

In the 70th minute, Saskatchewan had an opportunity to get on the board with a free kick within 30 yards, but Lindsay Manz’s shot sailed wide left. Saskatchewan continued to pepper Fraser Valley’s keeper with shots, but were unable to capitalize.

Striuk made one save in the loss. The Huskies outshot the Cascades 15-6 in the match.

The Huskies remain at home to host the Alberta Pandas and Mount Royal Cougars next weekend, while Fraser Valley returns home to host the Victoria Vikes.

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