Thursday Sept 8, 2017
Nanaimo, British Columbia
2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Soccer National Championship
Keyano Huskies 0 Douglas Royals 2
Three-time Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) men’s soccer defending champion Keyano College Huskies played in one of two semi-final contests today at the 2017 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Men’s Soccer National Championships losing to Douglas College Royals 2-0.
Royals, PACWEST champions, scored off of a Edris Najm direct kick with 30 seconds remaining in the first half.
Their second goal, an empty netter, came with seconds remaining in the contest, Royals' Race Williams outrunning the Huskies who had all 11 players up field for a valiant last-ditch effort in order to tie the game
Huskies goalie Jonathan Bruggeling was named Player of the Game for Keyano.
The Huskies had met the Royals only once previous in CCAA regular round action with the Huskies winning 3-2 in 2016.
Huskies had opened the 2017 CCAA four-day event with a 2-0 decision against the Holland Hurricanes Wednesday.
Huskies now play the bronze medal qualifier Friday November 10, 2017 against the Durham Lords from Oshawa, Ontario.
Huskies won a silver at the 2016 CCAA finals which they hosted.
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