Saturday October 5, 2019
Shell Place, SMS Equipment Stadium
Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) Men's Soccer
Keyano College Huskies 0 The Kings University Eagles 0
Ranked No. 14 in the recent Canadian Colleges Athletic Conference (CCAA) polls released Tuesday, October 1, 2019, The Kings University Eagles sport an impressive record of 7 wins and 1 loss.
Their one defeat was back on September 14, 2019, when they lost 2-0 to the host NAIT Ooks, who are currently CCAA, ranked No. 3 from coast-to-coast-to-coast.
Impressive numbers on paper.
But this is a soccer pitch with drips of sweat upon it.
Eagles had a chance at the 17-minute mark when Antonio Krajancic (3rd year, Psychology, Edmonton Alberta) hit the crossbar from 22 yards out.
The game intensity picked up In the final 25 minutes of regulation.
Huskies net minder Jonathan Bruggeling (3rd year, Paramedic, St. Catharines, Ontario) made a sliding save at the 67 minute mark while an Eagles blast from 20 yards out three minutes later hits the far right post with a ricochet missing the net by inches.
Bruggeling would come up with a tip save off a Eagles' Luke Harris (1st year, Social Science, Spruce Grove Alberta) header at 82 minutes.
Huskies had several chances at a score in the final two minutes but could not gain complete control of the ball.
Huskies Home Hardware/Boston Pizza player of the game was Ayman Hassen (4th year,Business Admin, Markham, Ontario). Eagles POG honours went to Jon Ezoua (4th year, Business, Edmonton Alberta)