Cascade women score three to take down Dinos

The University of the Fraser Valley women's soccer team crushed Calgary in CIS soccer action last weekend.

The University of the Fraser Valley Cascades men’s soccer team downed the Dinos Sunday, beating the University of Calgary 3-0 in Canada West action.

Coming off a 1-1 tie with Lethbridge on Saturday, the Cascades peppered the Dino net with 21 shots.

UFV opened the scoring at the 28 minute mark, with Chilliwack’s Connor MacMillan setting up Coquitlam’s James Najman for his first CIS goal.

The Cascades led 1-0 at the half.

UFV continued to pressure Calgary in the second half, and doubled their lead in the 57th minute on a goal by Abbotsford’s Justin Sekhon.

The Dinos tried to push forward, but any offensive attempts where thwarted by Cascades keeper Mark Village (Abbotsford), who made several stellar stops to earn his first clean sheet of the year.

The match was clinched when fourth year midfielder Sasa Plavsic (Coquitlam) collected a pass from Cole Almond (Maple Ridge) and punched it in for his first goal of the season.

Third-year defender Ravi Singh (Abbotsford) was named UFV’s player of the game for his role in helping keep Calgary in check.

“This was a great team effort today, a rewarding victory,” said UFV head coach Alan Errington.

The Cascades improve their conference record to 1-2-1 for four points while the Dinos fell to 1-4-1. UFV returns home to host Saskatchewan and Alberta this weekend at Exhibition Stadium in Chilliwack.