VIU soccer teams return home

The VIU soccer teams have been taking road trips for three straight weekends, but now they get their opportunity at home-field advantage at Mariner Field.

The VIU soccer teams have been taking road trips for three straight weekends, but now they get their opportunity at home-field advantage at Mariner Field.

The women (4-4) and men (5-1-2) host the Capilano Blues on Saturday (Oct. 15) at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.

This past weekend the VIU teams played on the mainland, facing Langara and Quest. The women lost 3-2 to Langara Saturday but beat Quest 1-0 the next day. Jolene Nagy scored in each game and Jessica Burma also scored.

In men’s action, VIU beat Langara 3-1 before tying Quest 0-0. Matt Mehrassa, Chris Arnett and Jared Stephens scored in the win.