Score: Cape Breton CAPERS 2, St.Francis Xavier X-Men 1
Records: CBU 2-0-1, St.Fx 2-1-0
Location: St.Fx, Antigonish, NS
Sydney, NS – Captain Stuart Heath (Belfast, IE) and Daniel Pritchard each scored second-half goals as the CAPERS defeated the X-Men on Friday night. Dan Hayfield scored a late goal for the X-Men to cut the lead to one goal. Ben Jackson (Bury, UK) made 5 saves for the victory.
Turning Point: The X-Men received a straight red card in the 80th minute for handling the ball on a clear scoring chance. The X-Men were down to 10 men and the CAPERS scored on the ensuing penalty to take a 2-0 lead.
- CBU's Heath & Pritchard and X's Hayfield all had 1 goal
- CAPERS Cory Bent (Preston, UK) had the lone assist in the game.
- Cape Breton's Jackson made 5 saves on 6 shots
- X's Hayfield led all players with 3 shots on goal
News & Notes
- Bent was named the Subway Player of the Game
- The CAPERS remain undefeated at 2-0-1, X falls to 2-1-0
- The CAPERS are the defending 2017 AUS Champions & 2017 U Sports National Champions
- Jack Simpson (Redding, UK), Marcus Campanile (Edinburgh, UK) and Bent all received yellow cards for CBU
CBU will travel to UPEI to play the Panthers on Saturday, September 16th for a 315pm start.