UFV Cascades men’s soccer team to defend their Keg Classic title in Victoria, BC next weekend

VICTORIA, BC…The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s soccer team will participate in the University of Victoria Vikes 2013 Keg Spring Cup, March 23 and 24, at Centennial Stadium. The Cascades come into the tournament as the defending  champions as defeated the TWU Spartans, 4-0, in last year’s final. The Cascades will compete against the host Vikes, UBC Thunderbirds and TWU Spartans in the four-team and two-day tournament.

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Veteran midfielder Sasa Plavsic was named “Player of the Match” as he led UFV to the Keg Classic Title in 2012.  

In March of 2012, the men’s soccer team captured the annual University of Victoria Vikes “Keg Classic” by shutting out the defending national champion Victoria Vikes, 1-0, on Saturday and the Cascades arch rival Trinity Western University Spartans, 4-0, in the final, on Sunday.  Sasa Plavsic, Coquitlam , BC scored one goal and assisted on three others as he was in on 80 percent of the Cascades goals in the tournament.  The Cascades Jacob Kubanski, Chilliwack, BC and Mark Village, Abbotsford, BC split the duties in the Cascades net each recording a shutout victory. 

“The boys were magnificent in last year’s event, against a pair of very good teams, U Victoria and TWU.  I look forward to this year’s tournament with 10 student-athletes returning from last year’s squad,” said Errington.

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Saturday, March 23  The Keg Classic Men’s Schedule
Game B Men 12 PM UBC Trinity Western
Game D Men   4 PM Victoria Fraser Valley
Sunday, March 24        
Bronze Medal Men 12 PM Loser Game B Loser Game D
Gold Medal Men   4 PM Winner Game B Winner Game D

 Files:  Courtesy of Victoria Vikes Communications Office

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