Cougars bring in the season with a beat-down
Mount Royal soccer teams win home openers
Mount Royal University’s women’s soccer team won their first game on home turf Saturday, Sept. 6. The team beat the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns 3 — 1. Offensive player, Kelsey Kinzer scored the first Cougar goal in the 16th minute. The Pronghorns’ only goal was scored by their player, Kayla Blacquiere. Emily Sands scored the second MRU goal, after the second half in the 70th minute. The final and third goal was scored by Briana Keil.
The men’s team also destroyed the MacEwan University Griffins with a 4 — 0 home opener win at MRU on Saturday, Sept. 6. Cody Cook scored two goals, while Rory Torrance scored a third. The fourth goal was committed by the Griffins. The game also saw a 20-minute delay after Griffins player, Esu Yohannes, collided with Cougar player Kyle Houston. Yohannes was treated by ambulance for broken collarbone precautions.