September 7, 2013, Prince George, BC – The UNBC Timberwolves opened their 2014 Canada West campaign against the visiting University of Saskatchewan under the lights on September 6. The Saskatchewan Huskies came away with a 7-0 win over the home Timberwolves.
Both teams worked their attack forcing the back lines to step up their game. The Timberwolves attack was strategically placed into space; unconverted chances opened up the opportunities for quick attack from Saskatchewan. Third year midfielder Luigi Bekwayo (Saskatoon, SK) opened up the scoring in minute…Bekwayo continued to pressure the Timberwolves back line, forcing the foul and rewarding him with a penalty kick. Bekwayo was able to find the back on the net for his second goal of the game, putting the Huskies up 2-0. Before the end of the half Bekwayo and David Brown, a second year midfielder from Saskatoon, SK, were able to add two more goals to the Huskies total.
Entering the second half down 4-0, the Timberwolves continued to pressure the Huskies, winning multiple one-on-one battles in the midfield. Their relentless attack created scoring chances but the young side was not able to finish.
The Saskatchewan Huskies netted three more goals in the second half. Brown raked in another goal in minute 54, followed by Brett Levis (Saskatoon, SK) in minute 71. Fifth year midfield Ryan Contenti (Airdrie, AB) rounded out the game by netting a penalty kick in the 89th minute.
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies finished off with a 7-0 win over the Timberwolves and move to 2-0 in their season. The Timberwolves sit at 0-1 and will host the University of Alberta Golden Bears on Sunday, September 8, kick off is set for 12 p.m. PST.