The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) Cascades soccer teams made strong efforts on Saturday, but didn't bring home any wins.
Embattled by a torrential downpour, the University of Victoria Vikes defeated the UFV Cascades women's team, 2-0, in Victoria.
The Cascades played a strong first half, shooting numerous early shots on goal.
They continued to pressure the veteran Vikes, forcing four corner kicks where they narrowly missed scoring the game's first goal in the 10-minute mark of the match.
UFV rookie midfielder Carley Radomski and seasoned forward Carly Neeson tested the Victoria goalkeeper with runs and point blank shots.
A second shot off the foot of Neeson was almost deflected into the Vikes net by
a Victoria defender.
UFV goalkeeper Kayla Klim also felt the pressure, but made eight saves that night, earning her the title of UFV's player of the game.
The Cascades Canada West regular season record fell to 2-3-1. The UFV Cascades men's team improved their season record 4-3-1, following a 1-1 tie against the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) Timberwolves in Chilliwack.
UFV challenged the Timberwolves with 30 shots on goal, but UNBC goalkeeper Tyrone Venhola made numerous saves on point blank shots, and tallied 13 saves throughout the night.
Despite his determination, Venhola was beaten once by UFV veteran midfielder Justin Sekhon at the 68th minute mark.
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