North Vancouver, BC…..The KPU Eagles men’s soccer team fell 5-0 today to the Capilano University Blues on the road in North Vancouver, BC. This was the second of three matches between these teams in the 2014-2015 PACWEST CCAA regular season with the third taking place tomorrow in Surrey, BC. The Eagles’ record is now 3-4-3 and five games remain on the schedule before playoffs.
Two weeks remain in the regular season for the Eagles to secure a trip to the PACWEST Provincials, hosted by Quest University October 24-26th. KPU is in third place in the league with 12 points heading into tomorrow’s match with Capilano at home. Douglas College improved to 14 points and second place in the league after the Royals defeated Langara College Falcons 1-0. The VIU Mariners remain in first with 26 points after today’s win over the Quest University Kermodes, 3-1.
“It was a tough match for us today,” stated Eagles head coach Srdjan Djekanovic, “We need to focus on tomorrow, come out and play at the level we know we can play, and keep fighting for the post-season.”
Today’s result puts the Eagles’ season-series record with the Blues at 1-1-0. Tomorrow’s re-match with Capilano takes place at home at Newton Athletic Park in Surrey, BC. Kick-off is 2:00pm.
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The KPU Eagles Department of Athletics & Recreation enters its 14th season of interuniversity competition. The Eagles are members of the PACWEST conference and play in the Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA) with 100 student-athletes participating on eight varsity teams in men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, badminton and golf. KPU athletics plays its home games at the Eagles’ Nest (Surrey Campus), Northview Golf & Country Club, Newton Athletic Park, all located in Surrey, BC and the Ace Badminton Centre in Richmond, BC. The Eagles are active in the conference with staff members on various advisory committees and competing to host both provincial and national championships. The student-athletes are mainly from the lower mainland but KPU’s rosters have included student-athletes from North America, South America, Asia and Europe.