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Lady Hawks start AUS season by taming Tigers


The Memorial Sea-Hawks women’s soccer team opened its 2016 Atlantic intercollegiate season with a bang over the weekend, sweeping the visiting Dalhousie Tigers by a combined 8-0 result.

At King George V Park, the Sea-Hawks blanked the Tigers 3-0 Sunday, following up a 5-0 whitewash Saturday in the season-opener.

The men’s team wasn’t quite as fortunate, losing 2-0 to Dal Sunday. The teams played to a 1-1 draw Saturday.

Taylor Doyle, from the St. John’s under-18 program, registered back-to-back shutouts in her Sea-Hawks debut.

“She wasn’t battered with shots,” said Memorial coach Mike Power, “but she made some timely saves for us.”

Rookie Nicole Torraville, Hannah Rivkin and Jane Pope scored for the Sea-Hawks Sunday.

Fourth-year striker Jessie Noseworthy, coming off a Jubilee Trophy season when she was the league co-scoring leader, had two goals for Memorial on Saturday. Rivkin, Pope and Emily Bailey had singles.

Noseworthy was fourth in AUS scoring last year with a team-leading nine goals and was named a conference first-team all-star. So was Rivkin (who was also a second-team all-Canadian), while Pope was a second-team AUS selection.

“We definitely had the big guns firing,” Power said. “It’s a standard we’ll try and maintain all season.”

The Sea-Hawks men’s squad managed only one shot on goal Sunday in their loss to Dal.

Saturday’s tie probably felt like a loss as the Sea-Hawks surrendered the tying goal to the Tigers’ Freddy Bekkers in the 90th minute.

Kyle Williams opened scoring eight minutes in.

Braedan Sheppard was between the uprights for MUN in both games.

Both Sea-Hawks teams hit the road for New Brunswick next weekend where they play UNB in Fredericton and the University of Moncton.

 

rshort@telegram.com

At King George V Park, the Sea-Hawks blanked the Tigers 3-0 Sunday, following up a 5-0 whitewash Saturday in the season-opener.

The men’s team wasn’t quite as fortunate, losing 2-0 to Dal Sunday. The teams played to a 1-1 draw Saturday.

Taylor Doyle, from the St. John’s under-18 program, registered back-to-back shutouts in her Sea-Hawks debut.

“She wasn’t battered with shots,” said Memorial coach Mike Power, “but she made some timely saves for us.”

Rookie Nicole Torraville, Hannah Rivkin and Jane Pope scored for the Sea-Hawks Sunday.

Fourth-year striker Jessie Noseworthy, coming off a Jubilee Trophy season when she was the league co-scoring leader, had two goals for Memorial on Saturday. Rivkin, Pope and Emily Bailey had singles.

Noseworthy was fourth in AUS scoring last year with a team-leading nine goals and was named a conference first-team all-star. So was Rivkin (who was also a second-team all-Canadian), while Pope was a second-team AUS selection.

“We definitely had the big guns firing,” Power said. “It’s a standard we’ll try and maintain all season.”

The Sea-Hawks men’s squad managed only one shot on goal Sunday in their loss to Dal.

Saturday’s tie probably felt like a loss as the Sea-Hawks surrendered the tying goal to the Tigers’ Freddy Bekkers in the 90th minute.

Kyle Williams opened scoring eight minutes in.

Braedan Sheppard was between the uprights for MUN in both games.

Both Sea-Hawks teams hit the road for New Brunswick next weekend where they play UNB in Fredericton and the University of Moncton.

 

rshort@telegram.com

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