UFV enters post-season

Soccer squads face Victoria Vikes in Canada West quarter finals

  • Oct. 23, 2014 10:00 a.m.

The University of the Fraser Valley soccer teams are off to Victoria this weekend in pursuit of berths to the Canada West Final Four.

In conference quarter-final playoff action at the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium on Saturday, the Cascades women take on their Vikes counterparts at 5 p.m. followed by the men’s teams clashing at 7:15 p.m. The games can be viewed live online at canadawest.tv.

Both Victoria squads pose a stiff test – the men are fourth in the CIS national rankings, while the women are ranked fifth.

The Cascades women (7-2-3) have performed well against UVic (8-1-3) this season, battling the Vikes to a pair of 1-1 draws. The UFV men (6-5-1) sustained a win and a loss against UVic (8-1-3) this season, drawing 1-1 at home on Oct. 11 and falling 3-1 in their regular season finale on Oct. 18.

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