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Scheduled Game: WESTERN WASHINGTON

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Game Date: 08/18/2009Location: Langley, BC
Game Time: 7:15 pmAttendance:
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Game Recap

Men’s Soccer (Scrimmage)
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
TWU Spartans (1) vs. Western Washington University (3)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SPARTANS BATTLE VIKINGS IN SCRIMMAGE FRIENDLY

LANGLEY, British Columbia
– the Trinity Western University men’s soccer team fell 3-1 to the visiting NCAA Div. II Western Washington University Vikings in a spirited friendly Tuesday evening in Langley, B.C.

The Spartans coach Pat Rohla used almost completely different line-ups in the first and second half to get a good look at all the players he has in camp.

TWU had quality chances in the first half, but were unable to get an early marker on the board.

In the second half the Vikings came out strong and scored two goals before the midway point of the half.

TWU battled back and defender Jason Wiens (Coaldale, Alta.) was able to get the Spartans within one with less than 10 minutes remaining. But, with the TW squad pushing forward, WW as able to get the insurance goal as they took advantage of a counter attack with under five minutes remaining to secure the 3-1 win.

The Spartans have a training day tomorrow and then will head on the road for their annual swing of the Pacific Northwest. They will head to Seattle University on Aug. 21, Oregon State on Aug. 23, Washington on Aug. 25 and Gonzaga on Sept. 1 before returning home to host Simon Fraser on Sept. 4.

This fall Trinity Western will be the proud hosts of the 2009 CIS men's soccer championships. With their host position the Spartans’ men’s team will set a TWU school record with five straight CIS men's soccer championship appearances. The Spartans have won three national championship medals (silver in 2008 and 2006 and bronze in 2005, they were fifth in 2007), and have finished as Canada West regular season champions in 2003, 2004, and 2007. They also won three straight Canada West Championships in 2005, 2006, and 2007, before finishing with silver in 2008.

About TWU:
Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a not-for-profit Christian liberal arts university enrolling over 4,000 students this year. With a broad based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 41 major areas of study ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 17 other graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership. For more information, visit TWU's Official Athletics site at gospartans.ca.

About Canadian Interuniversity Sport:
Canadian Interuniversity Sport is the national governing body of university sport in Canada. Fifty-two universities, 10,000 student-athletes and 550 coaches vie for 21 national championships in 12 different sports. The CIS also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at Winter and Summer Universiades, and 32 World University Championships. For further information, visit www.universitysport.ca.

About CWUAA:
"Canada West is consistently the most decorated of the four conferences in Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), winning at least 10 CIS national titles every year since 1997-98. Comprised of 14 schools, from Manitoba to B.C., the CWUAA produces numerous major award winners and Academic All-Canadian student-athletes each year, with many going on to athletic success around the globe in events such as the Olympics or Universiade Games."

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