SEATTLE – The Trinity Western men's soccer team dropped a 2-1 match to the Seattle Pacific University Falcons Saturday night in at Interbay Stadium in Seattle.
TWU rookie keeper Michael Boehmer (Okanagan Falls, BC) took the loss for the Spartans.
Next up for the Spartans is the Canada West season opener. TWU will travel to the Okanagan to take on UBC Okanagan on Saturday, August 25, before traveling to Kamloops to take on Thompson Rivers University on Sunday, August 26. Both matches can be seen live on CanadaWest.TV.
TWU Head Coach Mike Shearon
On the match
"I am happy with the work and the attitude the boys had tonight. Boehmer had a number of really good saves in goal tonight. We created a number of chances as well and just didn't capitalize. Overall you never like losing but it was a good game overall."
REGULAR SEASON (all times Pacific)
Sat. 25 at UBC Okanagan * 3:00 PM
Sun. 26 at Thompson Rivers * 1:00 PM
Fri. 31 Victoria * 6:30 PM
Sun. 2 at UBC * 2:00 PM
Fri. 7 at UNBC * 6:00 PM
Sat. 8 at UNBC * 6:00 PM
Sat. 15 at MacEwan * 11:00 AM
Sun. 16 at Lethbridge * 1:15 PM
Sat. 22 Alberta * 7:15 PM
Fri. 28 TRU * 7:15 PM
Sat. 29 UBCO * 7:15 PM
Fri. 5 UFV * 7:15 PM
Sun. 7 at UFV * 4:00 PM
Fri. 12 at Victoria * 7:15 PM
Sat. 13 UBC * 7:15 PM
Sat. 27 Quarter-Finals
Nov. 3-4 Canada West Final Four (Hosted by highest Prairie Division seed)
Nov. 8-11 U SPORTS Championship (UBC)
Recognized for quality, TWU has received seven consecutive A+ rankings for Quality of Teaching and Learning, holds three Canada Research Chairs, and wins national championships in CIS sports. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of undergraduate, graduate, and adult degree-completion programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.
About Spartan Athletics
As official members of U SPORTS, the Spartans currently compete in 10 sports in the Canada West conference, including women's and men's soccer, volleyball, basketball, cross country and track & field. TWU also competes in the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) in men's hockey. Since TWU entered U SPORTS in 1999, the Spartans have won 11 U SPORTS team championships and 25 Canada West team championships.