Men’s Soccer: Tigers Beat Huskies 2-0
Playing at Huskies Stadium on Friday, Sept. 25 the Dalhousie Tigers men’s soccer squad won 2-0 over the St. Mary’s Huskies. The win pushed the Tigers record to 3-2-0 through five games this season.
It was a hard-fought affair between the two sides with 21 total fouls (15 for Dal), 3 yellow cards (one for Dal) and a red card to Huskies Keeper Christian Oxner in the 73rd minute.
That Red-card awarded to Oxner left the Huskies with only 10 players for the rest of the match.
Bezick Evraire the Tigers leading scorer took advantage of the extra space on the field scoring in the 77th and 86th minutes for his sixth and seventh goals of the season, giving the Tigers the 2-0 victory.
Each team took 11 shots and won two corners.
Tigers Keeper Jason Ross made four saves for the clean-sheet.
Men’s Soccer: Tigers Draw Sea-Hawks 2-2
The men’s soccer Dalhousie Tigers squad played to a 2-2 draw with the Memorial Sea-Hawks on Saturday, Sept. 26 at Wickwire Field. The draw puts the Tigers record at 3-2-1 on the season.
It was the Tigers who carried the play in the first half outshooting the Sea-Hawks 6-2.
In the 37th minute Isaiah McCullough created an opportunity for teammate Bezick Evraire who capitalized on the chance to score his 8th goal of the season. Evraire is tied for most goals scored in the AUS so far this season and has already matched his total from last year.
Evraire’s goal was the only score of the first half making the score at the break 1-0 Tigers.
The second half started with more Tigers offense. In the 58th minute Aaron Hoyle picked up his first of the season to put the Tigers up 2-0.
The Sea-Hawks answered back in the 66th minute on a goal from Ben Collingwood to make it 2-1 Tigers.
In the 69th minute Mark Brefo picked up a Red-card and put the Sea-Hawks down to 10 men.
Unlike the day before against the Huskies the Tigers could not take advantage of the extra-man opportunity. The Sea-Hawks scored again in the 78th minute on a goal from Tyler Kirby to even the score at 2-2.
The Tigers had nine shots to the Sea-Hawks four and neither side won a corner.
Up next for this Tigers squad: they face Acadia Axemen on Friday, Oct. 2 in Wolfville, NS. They will then play a home game at Wickwire Field against the University of P.E.I Panthers on Saturday, Oct. 3.