What you need to know
GAME TIMES (PST)
Opening weekend results
The Heat opened the 2017 Canada West campaign last weekend in Edmonton with a 3-0 loss to the home MacEwan Griffins on Friday night (Sept. 8). After trekking to Prince George the UBCO women's side peppered the UNBC keeper but were unable to finish enough of their chances and fell 2-1 to the Timberwolves on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 10).
Fourth year forward Susan Traynor got the Heat's first goal of the season last time out against UNBC. This was her second career goal for the squad.
Senior Andrea Stinson and third year defender Ally Ferronato are coming off team player of the match's this past weekend. Ferronato had the Heat's best chance against MacEwan while Stinson help create Traynors's goal against the Timberwolves.
Inside the numbers
The Heat had eight shots on goal last time out and will look to keeping shooting against the Cougars and Huskies this weekend.
Scouting the Cougars
- The Cougars are coming off back to back draws against Manitoba and Winnipeg this past weekend.
- Rookie Sally Bachmann is a player to watch as the Pitt Meadows product scored in her first career Canada West start.
Overall Head to Head (UBCO v REG) (0W-1L-0T)
The Heat lost 1-0 last season at home to the visiting Regina Cougars in their first matchup in Canada West history last October.
Scouting the Huskies
- Saskatchewan opened their season on the road as well as they had two high scoring games the opening weekend. First a 3-2 win at Winnipeg, followed up with a 3-2 loss at the University of Manitoba.
- Midfielder Megan Ripplinger will be a key player to watch as she has three goals in her first two games. And is the USPORTS athlete of the week.
- The Huskies offense has reached double digits in shots both games so far this season, recording 10 against Winnipeg, and 11 against Manitoba.
Overall Head to Head (UBCO v SSK) (0W-1L-0T)
In their first-ever meeting last season, the Heat lost 2-0 at home to the team from Saskatoon.