August 20, 2015 - 1:30 PM
KAMLOOPS - The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer team will put some more touches on s on preparing for the 2015-16 Canada West season this week.
The WolfPack will see their only home pre-season match action beginning Thursday (Aug 20) afternoon when they entertain the University of Northern British Columbia Timberwolves. Kickoff is 4 pm.
John Antulov’s crew has a record of two wins and a loss going into the match.
“We are still working on many things and players are still getting used to playing at this level so I am not exactly sure what to expect,’ the coach says. ‘Especially from our youngsters.”
The Timberwolves and WolfPack met twice in league play last year with TRU winning both matches (1-0 and 3-0).
That match is the first of a six team, three day tournament being hosted by the ‘Pack.
Play will resume on Saturday August 22nd with MacEwan Griffins facing UNBC at 9 am, The WolfPack facing Douglas College (PACWEST) at 11 am and UBCO Heat of Kelowna facing Langara College Falcons (PACWEST) at `1 pm.
Antulov says the progression of his club has been good but says they have a long way to go before their season opener
The tourney winds up on Sunday (Aug 23) with MacEwan taking on UBCO at 9 am, UNBC versus Douglas at 11 am and TRU doing battle with Langara at 1 pm.
All action is at Hillside Stadium.
Next week (Aug 28-29), TRU will head to Kelowna to play in an exhibition tournament hosted by the Heat.
The Wolfpack kick off their Canada West season at home: Saturday, September 12 th with a 2 pm kick off against the Trinity Western University Spartans.
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