VIU soccer teams play friendlies

The Vancouver Island University Mariners women’s soccer team was slowed down by stiff competition on the weekend. The University of Victoria defeated VIU 4-0 in a friendly down the Malahat on Sunday.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners women’s soccer team was slowed down by stiff competition on the weekend. The University of Victoria defeated VIU 4-0 in a friendly down the Malahat on Sunday.

Mariah Robinson had the best opportunity for the M’s, hitting a post in the first half.

Mariners coach Anup Kang said in press release he liked his team’s compete level against a top CIS program.

The VIU women face Castaway on Wednesday (Aug. 31) in Victoria.

VIU’s men’s team plays at UVic on Tuesday (Aug. 30). The men are coming off a 1-0 exhibition loss at Seattle on Saturday.