SPARTANS TAKE ON FRASER VALLEY IN HOME-AND-HOME SERIES

SPARTANS TAKE ON FRASER VALLEY IN HOME-AND-HOME SERIES

LANGLEY, B.C. – Trinity Western’s men’s soccer team will be back at home this Friday to host Fraser Valley in the first match of a home-and-home series that will also see the teams also play Sunday in Abbotsford, B.C.

WEEKEND PREVIEW
Friday, Oct. 6 vs. Fraser Valley (3-5-2) – 7:15 p.m. (PT)
Sunday, Oct. 8 @ Fraser Valley (3-5-2) – 4 p.m. (PT)

WATCH: www.CanadaWest.tv.

THE WEEKEND STORY
• The Spartans are looking to bounce back after a tough 3-3 tie against Thompson Rivers last Sunday, in which TWU held a three-goal lead with 16 minutes to play. The WolfPack scored on a penalty kick, before converting twice in stoppage time.
• After four games on the road, the Spartans are back at home for three of their final home games, with the lone road contest being Sunday’s game in Abbotsford, B.C.
• TWU has a 2-1-3 home record this year, but most recently suffered a 1-0 loss against Saskatchewan.
• Since TWU and UFV went to a home-and-home format for their annual two-game series, TWU has record of 1-2-1 against the Cascades.
• Friday’s game will be Joel Waterman’s (Aldergrove, B.C.) first home game of the season after he missed TWU’s first eight regular season game with an injury. He has three goals in four games since his return.
• Brady Weir leads the Cascades in points with two goals and two assists.
• UFV’s David Hicks and Alex Skrzeta have split goaltending duties this year, with Hicks starting seven of the Cascades 10 games and Skrzeta starting three.

HEAD-TO-HEAD IN 2016
vs. Fraser Valley
Oct. 7 – Fraser Valley 4 TWU 1 (Langley, B.C.)
Oct. 9 – TWU 2 Fraser Valley 0 (Abbotsford, B.C.)

TRINITY WESTERN SPARTANS (5-3-4)
U SPORTS ranking: NR
Pacific Division Standings: 3rd
Last Weekend: UBCO (1-0 L), TRU (3-3 T)
Streak: 1 tie
Regular Season Form: L-W-W-L-T

FRASER VALLEY CASCADES (3-5-2)
U SPORTS ranking: NR
Pacific Division Standings: 6th
Last Weekend: TRU (2-1 W), UBCO (3-0 L)
Streak: 1 loss
Regular Season Form: L-W-T-W-L

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