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MSOCC set to play two games against Algoma
The visiting Thunderbirds will battle the Golden Hawks on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at University Stadium

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - Posted by Matthew Strapp

Game Dates and Times: Saturday, September 23rd 3:15 pm and Sunday, September 24th 3:15 pm 
Game Locations: University Stadium
Live Webcast/Radio Coverage: N/A

This weekend will feature two men’s soccer games between the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks and the Algoma Thunderbirds. The eighth-seeded Hawks are hoping to earn six crucial points against the Thunderbirds who are right behind the Hawks, occupying the ninth spot in the OUA West standings. 

During the previous weekend, Laurier won on Saturday against Windsor but lost to Western on Sunday afternoon. Conversely, Algoma is on a four-game losing streak, most recently losing 7-0 to Guelph at home last Sunday.

The Hawks hold a 1-6-1 record while Algoma are 1-5 for the 2017/2018 season. Both games will be played at 3:15 pm at University Stadium.

PLAYERS TO WATCH
Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks 
 #21 F Aaron Johnston (Thunder Bay, Ont.)
- The second-year forward scored two goals last Saturday against Windsor. 
- Led the team in shots in both games last weekend.
#17 MF Luca Moco-Montanaro (Woodbridge, Ont.)
- The second-year midfielder/forward is incredibly fast and plays on the wing.
-  He had two shots in the previous game against Western. 

Algoma Thunderbirds 
#21 GK Tanvir Grewal (Surrey, BC)
- The first-year keeper is fifth in the league in saves, having recorded 23 on the year.


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