Winners of three straight, Vikes hit the Prairies looking for more

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Tale of the Weekend

VICTORIA – Surging their way up the Pacific Division standings in recent weeks, the UVic Vikes men’s soccer team will hope to keep things rolling this weekend when they make a rare trip out to the Prairies for a game against the Saskatchewan Huskies on Sep. 23.

It won’t be easy for the Vikes when they play the Huskies at 1:15 p.m., as the team from the bread basket of Canada is 5-3-0 on the year and currently occupies second place in the Prairie Division.

The last time these two teams met was in 2014 when the Huskies picked up a 2-0 victory over UVic in the semifinals of the Canada West Final Four. Saskatchewan would go on to claim the conference title that year.

Last Time Out

The Vikes picked up a pair of victories last weekend, helping them vault all the way from last place in the Pacific Division up to fourth.

A 1-0 win over the MacEwan Griffins was followed by a 4-1 shellacking of the Mount Royal Cougars as the Vikes offence exploded for three goals in the second half.

The Huskies earned a weekend split from their time spent in B.C. last weekend. The team dropped their first game of the road trip 5-1 to the UBC Okanagan Heat before rebounding to pick up a 1-0 victory over the Trinity Western Spartans in Langley.

By The Numbers

2: Isaac Koch was named the Canada West male second star of the week after scoring two goals this past weekend.
20: Tyler Redl leads the Huskies with 20 shots on goal so far this season, the
10: Both teams have scored ten goals so far this season.

Game Info

Saturday, Sep. 23 – 1:15 p.m. – at Saskatchewan Huskies

Saskatchewan Huskies (5-3-0)
Canada West Standings: 3 (Prairie: 2)
Last Week: 1-1-0
Streak: W 1
Goals For: 10
Goals Against: 13
Last Canada West Title: 2014
Last U SPORTS Title: N/A 

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