Vikes clinch field hockey title

University of Victoria blanks UBC 1-0 to run their record to 5-0-1 in the conference

Saanich’s Annie Walters-Shumka scored a goal to remember on Saturday as the UVic Vikes clinched their 17th Canada West women’s field hockey title with a 1-0 shutout of the UBC Thunderbirds in Vancouver.

Walters-Shumka, a fourth-year Vikes defender from Claremont secondary, scored in the 20th minute of the game.

Vikes midfielder Jenna Dhillon (St. Michael’s University School) fired a pass to the wide-open Walters-Shumka from just outside UBC’s 23-metre line, who was able to slot it on the left post past T-bird goalie Rowan Harris.

Vikes goalkeeper Sheriden Goodmanson recorded the shutout, her first appearance of the regular season.

It’s an early-season clinch for the Vikes, who are 5-0-1 in the conference with two matches remaining.

The Vikes already have a berth to the CIS Women’s Field Hockey Championship as hosts of the tournament, Nov. 5 to 8 at UVic.

UVic finishes the regular season at home on the UVic field hockey turf Oct. 24 and 25 versus the the Calgary Dinos.

 

 

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