Men’s Soccer News

Alberta Golden Bears forward Ajeej Sarkaria and Mount Royal Cougars goalkeeper Katrina Greenley are the U SPORTS Athletes of the Week for the period ending September 26, 2021.

Katrina Greenley, Mount Royal University

Sport: Soccer

Position: Goalkeeper

Eligibility: Fifth Year

Faculty: Business

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Katrina Greenley turned aside 11 of the 12 shots against to lead the Mount Royal Cougars to a 2-1 win over the previously No. 1 ranked Calgary Dinos on Saturday. After the Dinos cut the Cougars lead in half in the 73rd minute, the veteran goalkeeper made three late stops highlighted by blocking a header from Calgary’s Shyanne Hedges in the 89th minute to preserve the victory.

Greenley is eighth in the conference with 39 saves in four matches this season.

Nominees

CW: Katrina Greenley, Mount Royal – Soccer (Winner)

OUA: Jordyn Orlando, Western - Rugby

RSEQ: Vanessa Chiappetta, Carleton - Rugby

AUS: Riley Donovan, Dalhousie - Soccer

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Fifth-year forward Ajeej Sarkaria scored four goals last week en route to becoming the Canada West men’s soccer all-time leading scorer. The Agriculture, Life and Environmental Science student scored the lone Golden Bears marker in a 1-1 draw at MacEwan University on Saturday before recording a hat-trick to establish the new Canada West conference record with 41 career tallies in a 5-0 win over the Griffins.

Nominees

CW: Ajeej Sarkaria, Alberta – Soccer (Winner)

OUA: Dusan Kovacevic, McMaster - Soccer

AUS: Kairo Coore, Cape Breton – Soccer

RSEQ: Mohamed El Alaoui, UQÀM – Soccer