What you need to know
GAME TIMES (PST)
Results to date
- Last weekend, on their home turf, the defense held together but no offense could be found as two nationally ranked teams swept through Kelowna.
- In the home opener on Saturday Victoria held on for a (1-0) victory over UBCO.
- On Sunday the high scoring #3 UBC Thunderbirds scored a goal early and then very late to slide by the Heat (2-0).-
- On the road for the first four matches the Heat opened the season (0-3-1) with a draw in Regina their only points and losses to MacEwan, UNBC, and Saskatchewan.
Home versus away
- The road has been tough for UBC Okanagan and although the results didn't produce a win the team had their best matches this past weekend.
- At home the Heat played UBC averaging over 3 goals and 15 shots per match. On the Nonis Turf the Heat held the T-Birds to 13 shots and just a pair of goals.
- On the road this season UBCO has a 3.00 GAA compared to 1.50 at home.
First year players
- Over a half dozen first year players are on the UBC Okanagan extended roster with many receiving extended playing time for UBC Okanagan.
- #6 Jillian Hunt, forward, has logged 159 minutes in four total games.
- #7 Kacee Ougden, midfielder, has logged 183 minutes in five total games.
- #13 Erica Lampert, midfielder, has logged 522 minutes in six total games.
- #17 Mackenzie Pfoh, forward, has logged 164 minutes in four total matches – also scored a goal in her first career match.
- #23 Anastazia Ziros, defender, has logged 423 minutes in six total matches.
Scouting the Spartans
- Trinity Western are (4-2-0) and are on three-match winning streak and sit tied for third in the Pacific Division.
- During the three-match win streak the Spartans have three straight clean sheets and have not allowed a goal against in 286 minutes.
- Jenaya Robertson leads TWU with three goals with Rachel Hutchinson and Seina Kashima tied with Robertson for the team lead in points.
- Keeper Christina Oliverio has record the three straight shutouts and has started five matches for TWU with a record of (4-1).
Overall Head to Head (UBCO v TWU) (0W-4L-1T)
- These two teams played twice last season with the Spartans taking both by a score of (3-0). The league match was in Kelowna and the second match was the Pacific Division Play-In Game in Langley.
Scouting the Cascades
- The Cascades are (3-2-1) but have won their last three outings without allowing a goal, twice by scores of (1-0), and are in fifth place in the Pacific Division.
- The team is led by forward Amanda Carruthers with three goals and an assist, no other Cascade has more then a single goal.
- Cascades sophomore Simi Lehal has undertaken a positional change this season, shifting from forward to centre back. In the new role Lehal registered a goal and an assist.
Overall Head to Head (UBCO v UFV) (0W-4L-0T)
- In Kelowna last fall the Cascades scored a goal in each half and shutout the Heat 2-0.