PREVIEW: MSOCC set to face Waterloo
Golden Hawks aim to win the season series against their cross-town rival

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - Posted by Matthew Strapp

Game Date and Time: Friday, October 6th 1:15 pm
Location: University Stadium, Waterloo
Live Webcast/Radio Coverage: N/A
Home Tickets: vs. Waterloo

On Friday afternoon, the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men’s soccer team will face the Waterloo Warriors at University Stadium. It’s the second edition of the men's soccer 2017 Battle of Waterloo, in a rematch of a September 10th match that ended in a 2-2 draw at Warrior Field. A packed crowd is expected as several school children from the Waterloo region will fill the stands for this year’s version of the school-day game. The Golden Hawks are coming off a weekend in which they earned one point, drawing against McMaster and losing against Guelph. The Hawks are 3-7-2 on the season. Meanwhile, the Warriors have lost five straight games and hold a 1-8-2 record. 

Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks (3-7-2)

#10 F Nikola Miokovic (Kitchener, Ont.)
- The fourth-year forward has six goals this season, tied for eighth-most in the league
- He is sixth in the league for shots, totalling 29 this season
#1 GK Ryan Mandryk (Ancaster, Ont.)
- The fifth-year keeper has two shutouts this season, tied for seventh-most in the league 
- Mandryk was the Laurier male athlete of the week following his exceptional performance against Algoma two weekends ago 

Waterloo Warriors (1-8-2)

#10 F Yusuf Khaled (Burlington, Ont.)
- The second-year forward leads the Warriors in goal scoring, having netted three so far this season

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