Abbotsford, BC…..The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s soccer team defeated the University of Alberta Golden Bears, 1-0, in their first ever Canada West post season playoff game since joining the conference in 2006. UFV will now face the UBC Thunderbirds in the Canada West semi-finals at 7pm on Friday, November 1st. The match will be played at David Sidoo Field on the campus of UBC in Point Grey (Vancouver), BC. The Cascades finished the regular season campaign with a 6-7-1 record for 19 points, good for 3rd Place in the Pacific Division. UFV was led by fourth year goalkeeper Mark Village, Abbotsford, BC who posted 6 wins, 2 shutouts and a 1.54 goals against average. James Najman, Surrey, BC and Connor MacMillan, Chilliwack, BC led UFV in scoring with 5 each.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams open the 2013-14 Canada West regular season this weekend, hosting the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns and University of Calgary Dinos, at the Envision Athletic Centre. The Cascades women’s team are ranked 2nd in Canada West by the coaches and the men 11th to start the campaign.
The PACWEST volleyball regular season resumes for UFV this coming weekend with a trip to Victoria to face Camosun College Chargers. The women’s volleyball team are currently 4-0 and have not dropped a set so far this season. The men’s volleyball team are 2-2 which is a big improvement over this time last year, when they were winless. UFV returns home the following weekend.
Men’s Soccer Playoff
(3-Pacific) UFV Cascades v (1-Pacific) UBC Thunderbirds 7:00PM at UBC Point Grey, BC http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/canadawest.portal#
Basketball Home Openers
Basketball Tailgate Party at Baker House (across from EAC) 5pm
Lethbridge Pronghorns @ UFV Cascades Women 6pm/ Men 8pm http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/canadawest.portal#
UFV Cascades @ Camosun College Chargers women 6pm/Men 8pm
Saturday, November 2
Basketball Tailgate Party at Baker House (across from EAC) 4pm
U Calgary Dinos @ UFV Cascades women 5pm/ men 7pm http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/canadawest.portal#
UFV Cascades @ Camosun College Chargers women 1pm/ men 3pm
Watch UFV Cascades men’s and women’s basketball on line at http://client.stretchinternet.com/client/canadawest.portal# presented by VBN.