Provincial silver for men's soccer

October 26th, 2009

A 4-3 extra time semi-final win over Langara Flacons set up a final with the Douglas Royals. In extreme weather conditions the Mariners and Royals were scoreless at the half , 9 minutes in Douglas scores one and then another to end VIU's season and hopes of Nationals. A thrilling season ... the best season since 98 when the team won the provincials!! Read more in the NDN
The VIU women's soccer team battled the eventual winners Kwantlen eagles in the Quarterfinals. Trailing 2-0 the Mariners fought back with 2 goals coming from Emily Nicholson forcing extra time and a shootout. VIU was up in the shoot out when the Eagles found some magic that carried them onto defeat the M's and then TRU and Langara in the finals .... all in shootouts to win the gold medal.
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