Two ties, a loss for WolfPack soccer clubs

Both men's and women's teams are home for games this weekend, while the university's volleyball men and baseball men will also see action

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team managed a tie and a loss on the road on the weekend.

TRU dropped a 1-0 decision to Langley’s Trinity Western University Spartans and played the University of Fraser Valley Cascades to a 1-1 draw, with Josh Banton scoring for TRU.

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The weekend results leaves the WolfPack with a 1-1-2 record, which has them sixth place in the seven-team U Sports Canada West Pacific Division.

The WolfPack men will host the University of Saskatchewan this Friday at 7:30 p.m. and MacEwan University of Edmonton this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Both games are at Hillside Stadium.

• The WolfPack women’s soccer team managed to tie one of the top-ranked teams in the nation on the weekend as they left Alberta with a 1-1 draw with the University of Calgary Dinos, a top 10-ranked team.

Camryn Curts scored for TRU, which now has a record of 0-1-1.

TRU keeper Danielle Robertson was busy as Calgary had 13 shots on goal, compared to the WolfPack’s four on the Calgary netminder Lauren Houghton.

The women WolfPack will return home for their home opener this Friday against the MacEwan University Griffins on Friday at 5:30 p.m., followed by a game this Saturday against the University of Alberta Pandas, also at 5:30 p.m.

Both games are at Hillside Stadium.

The WolfPack have extended an invitation to the students, staff and families of Parkcrest elementary school to watch all games this weekend for free.

• In other TRU sports news, the men’s volleyball team will host Douglas College in a pair of exhibition games this week. Thursday’s game starts at

7 p.m. in the TRU Gym, while Friday’s match will be played at 7 p.m. in the Tournament Capital Centre.

The WolfPack men’s baseball team will host the Langley Blaze in a Sunday doubleheader at Norbrock Stadium, with games at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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