Men's Soccer Alumni game

August 26th, 2012

Vancouver Island University Men's soccer had light game with VIU Alumni August 16th.
  The coaching staff has had a great chance to see all the first year players in game situation starting with a game against the VIU alumni team. The game was played well with not tomany fouls and both teams getting a run in. The Alumni game is something VIU hope to build on in the future.

The 2012 Mariners had a 2-0 lead going into the first half but the Alumni team was able to come back with 3 goals in the 2nd half.
2012 Mariners goals scored by 1st year player Drissa Bouare and another 1st year Blaze Roberts.
Alumni goals ,1st: Colin Thomlasson assisted Berkley Lott, Colin was able to strip the ball loose from the goalkeeper and layed an unselfish ball back to Berkley who slotted the ball over the keeper from 20 yrds out. 2nd:A set piece goal taken by Chris Merriman and redirected by Brad Archibald on the first time volley. 3rd:scored of a free kick by Chris Merriman ,18 yrds out ,Chris the wiley veteran took advantage of an ill prepared defensive line. a quick taken shot to the bottom left corner.

Written by Brad Archibald
Players for the alumni were:
Tony Litke,
Chris Merriman
Tyler Merriman
Chris Arnett
Matt Arnett
Berkley Lott
Colin Tomlasson
Jessie Winter
Brad Archibald
Aki Ishamine
Robbie Cochrane
Yilmaz Tuncil