CBU 8 MTA 0
Sydney, NS- The seniors came through on Senior Day as the Cape Breton University CAPERS defeated the Mount Allison Mounties on Sunday afternoon. Seniors Tamara Brown (Whitby, ON) with 2 goals and Keona Simmonds (Brampton, ON) with 1 goal gave the CAPERS a 3-0 lead at halftime. The CAPERS continued to score goals in the second half. Brown, Simmonds, Ciera DiSipio (Ottawa, ON), Amelia Carlini (Ottawa, ON) and senior Becky Hanna (Howie Centre, NS) all scored second-half goals. Rachel Yerxa (Mississauga, ON) got the start for the CAPERS and made 2 saves for the victory and another clean sheet.
Turning point – The first-place CAPERS attacked the Mounties early and often in the first half. They used a barrage of shots, 17 in the first half to get up on Mount Allison.
- CAPERS Brown had 4 points
- Brown led in goals with a hat-trick
- Brown, Simmonds, Chantal Caron (Ottawa, ON) and rookies Rachel Leck (Pickering, ON) & Fatou Ndiaye (Pierrfonds, QC) each had 1 assist
- CAPERS Simmonds led all players with 11 shots on goal
- Mounties keeper Claire West was busy all game and stopped 22 of 30 CAPER shots
News & Notes
Subway Player of the Game: CAPERS Becky Hanna
The CAPERS moved to a perfect 10-0-0
The Mounties fall to 1-10-0 on the year
The CAPERS have only given up two goals the entire season
The CAPERS have clinched a playoff berth, 1st round bye and top seed in the AUS Championships with one weekend left to play in the season.
CBU will travel to Halifax to play the Dalhousie Tigers Saturday, October 28th at 1 pm
Mount Allison will host UNB Saturday, October 28th at 1 pm.