Women’s Soccer: Huskies face Cougars & Pandas in home opene

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Sept 10, 2014 (ISN) – HUSKIES FACE COUGARS & PANDAS IN HOME OPENER

Game Date: September 13 vs. Mount Royal University Cougars
Game Date: September 22 vs. University of Alberta Pandas
Game Locations: Field 7 in PotashCorp Park

THE GAMES
The University of Saskatchewan Huskies will put their undefeated record on the line
as they host their first matches at home in the 2014 women’s soccer season.

THE HEADLINES

· For the second straight season, Saskatchewan has started undefeated.

· Saskatchewan striker Jenelle Zapski was named the Canada West First Star after
recording four goals, including a hat trick, to open the season.

· The Huskies will play for the first-time in conference play on the grass of Field
7 in PotashCorp Park.

THE MATCHUPS
Vs. MRU: The Huskies won both matches between the teams over the last two seasons.
Mount Royal joined the Canada West in 2012. The Cougars haven’t scored a goal in the
two meetings losing 5-0 in 2012 and 2-0 in 2013.

Vs. UofA: Historically, the Huskies are 5-38-10 against rival Alberta. But since
2008, Saskatchewan is 3-5-0.

Mount Royal University Cougars (1-0-1)
Mount Royal opened the Canada West season at home recording a 3-1 victory over the
Lethbridge Pronghorns and a 0-0 tie with the Calgary Dinos.

Kelsey Kinzner, Emily Sands and Brianne Kiel scored the three goals for the Cougars.
Janelle Chicilo started both matches in net making nine saves in the weekend series.

No. 7 University of Alberta Pandas (0-1-1)
It was a surprising start for the No. 7 ranked Alberta Pandas.

The Pandas opened the season losing 2-0 to the Calgary Dinos at home, before
recording a 0-0 draw with the Lethbridge Pronghorns.

Kelti Biggs started both matches for the Pandas recording seven saves.

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN HUSKIES (2-0-0)
On the strength of Jenelle Zapski’s four goals, the Huskies opened the Canada West
season with two 3-1 victories over the Manitoba Bisons and Winnipeg Wesmen last
weekend.

Zapski, a third-year striker, scored the Huskies first goal against Winnipeg last
Friday and added a hat trick against Manitoba a night later. Fellow striker Erica
Hindmarsh scored the other two goals for Saskatchewan. The Huskies didn’t trail in
either match.

Keeper Kyleigh Vause started both games for Saskatchewan, making nine saves in the
two victories.

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