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Capers top Tigers 3-0

Photo courtesy of Vaughan Merchant
Photo courtesy of Vaughan Merchant

Source: CBU Athletics

The Basics 

Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 3Dalhousie Tigers 0 
Records: CBU 7-1-1DAL 5-3-1 
Location: CBRHC Field, Sydney, NS  

Sydney, NS – The CAPERS rebounded with a 3-0 victory over the Dalhousie Tigers on Sunday afternoon. The CAPERS got single goals from Becky Hanna (Howie Centre, NS), Rachel Leck (Pickering, ON) and Maddy Johnson (Barrie, ON). Fourth-year keeper Rachel Yerxa (Mississauga, ON) was strong in net for the victory. Dalhousie starting keeper Kate Fines made three saves before exiting the game and reserve Sam Corcoran made a pair of saves in relief.   

Turning Point: After a scoreless 1sthalf, the CAPERS scored on a goal mouth scramble in the 55th minute. DAL's starting goalie was injured on the play and the CAPERS scored two quick goals soon after.   

* CBU's Hanna, Leck and Johnson each had one goal 
Erin Freeman (Halifax, NS) had an assist 
Amelia Carlini (Ottawa, ON) and Ciera Disipio (Ottawa, ON) led all players with 4 shots each 
Yerxa led all keepers with 5 assists 
Freeman was awarded the Subway Player of the Game for her efforts  

News and Notes  

- The CAPERS move to 7-1-1
- The TIGERS fall to 5-3-1
- The CAPERS are the defending 2017 AUS Champions 
- There were no cards issued during the game  

Up Next  

CBU will next host the St.FX X-Women on October 19th at 5pm. Dalhousie University will play host to the Acadia Axewomen also on October 19th at 5pm.