Box Score

Scheduled Game: LETHBRIDGE*


Trinity Western123« FINAL


Game Date: 9/19/2009Location: Langley, BC
Game Time: 7:00 pmAttendance: 210
Referee: Rueben Smilev, Asst. Referee: Jose Branco, Lucas Blanche, Alt. Official: Philip Barrington, Timekeeper: Scott Stewart, Scorer: Scott Stewart
LethbridgeTrinity Western
Goal Scorer(s)Michael O'Brien (6) - 68:59
David Rowse (23) - 41:48
Daniel Lowen (19) - 47:18
Nathan Pogue (16) - 90:00
Total Goals Scored13
Penalty Goals00
Shots On Target310
Total Shots722
Corner Kicks34
Penalties Conceded00
Red Cards00
Yellow Cards32
Other Fouls315
00Jordan Campbell (GK)90374,3
4Jaycee Neufeld540/01/00
7Cristian Lorenzoni901/01/00
10Andrew Malcolm901/00/00
19Matt Medoruma900/01/00
9Greg Remjin901/00/00
12Lucus Rajcic670/00/00
3Steven Brown900/00/00
6Michael O'Brien*900/02/21
11Justin Lariviere900/00/00
17Raphael Paczkowski390/00/00
2Brett Silbernagel510/01/10
14Morgan Brownjohn360/01/00
15Steven Kelly230/00/00
Trinity Western
1Andrew Fink (GK)90121,1
4Jordan Whitehead780/00/00
13Brayden Volkenant901/02/00
16Nathan Pogue*460/02/11
25Jason Wiens900/03/10
19Daniel Lowen*721/07/51
23David Rowse*550/03/21
2Jake Jorgensen900/00/00
5Rhys Volkenant900/01/00
6Liam McAllister900/00/00
18Paul Hamilton900/01/00
8Cardin Davis120/00/00
9Garrett Traversy330/01/00
10Ioannis Tsoulouhas450/02/10
14Shawn Parkes180/00/00

Game Recap

Game Recap




– Trinity Western University forward Nathan Pogue (Seaside, Ore.) scored an insurance goal in extra time to help secure a 3-1 win for the Spartans over the visiting University of Lethbridge Pronghorns Saturday night at TWU’s Langley, B.C. campus. The goal gives Pogue 29 in his TWU career, which puts him within three of Adrian Kekec (’09), with 32, for the school record. The win also keeps the Spartans undefeated at 2-0-2, while the loss keeps the Pronghorns winless at 0-4-0.

“I wanted to change the formation to reflect something that has escaped us, which is to try as best we can to play down in their end. I don’t’ care if it is pretty, but from our first touch after the opening whistle we are sending the ball deep down into their end and we are going to stay on top of it,” said TWU head coach Pat Rohla. “I’m not interested in pretty play I’m interested in effective play. So the instructions to the team were minimal; I told them that they have to find it within themselves to bring the energy today and I was very pleased with their performance and it is certainly something to build on.”

The Spartans were the dominant side in the first half. TWU made numerous runs at the Lethbridge net as they outshot the Pronghorns 11-2 in the opening frame. Pronghorns’ keeper Jordan Campbell (Port Macleod, Alta.) made four saves and kept the Spartans off the scoreboard for much of the half.

“Our three midfielders did a fantastic job playing three against four. It is a very difficult formation but Braden Volkenant (Surrey, B.C.), Jordan Whitehead (Surrey, B.C.) and Jason Wiens (Coaldale, Alta.) were fantastic in their play as they covered a lot of ground both north and south and east and west,” commented Rohla.

TWU was finally rewarded for their pressure with a goal in the 42nd minute. The opening marker came when Pogue sent a pass to forward David Rowse (St. Albert, Alta.) who was open at the top of the Lethbridge box. Rowse took a touch and sent the ball past a diving Campbell and into the lower left corner of the net to give the Spartans a 1-0 lead at the half.

The Spartans came out strong to start the second frame. Forward Daniel Lowen (Langley, B.C.), who had hit the crossbar in the first half, finally got on the score sheet in the 48th minute. Lowen and forward Garrett Traversy (Delta, B.C.) went in on a two v. one on the Pronghorn net, where Traversy found Lowen open in the centre of the box. Lowen one-timed the ball from point-blank range, but Campbell was there for the save. Unfortunately for the Pronghorns Campbell was unable to keep the rebound from bouncing right back to Lowen. With a second opportunity Lowen, who led all players with seven shots, made no mistake as he sent the ball into the right side of the open Lethbridge net.

“One of the challenges for Danny is that he has to play with energy. If he becomes passive it is his Achilles heel. So he has to stay fully engaged. He has the range on field to get in behind, like some of our other forwards, so we try and play a style supports that,” commented Rohla on Lowen’s dominant play in the first half.

With the two goal cushion the Spartans settled back a little, while the Pronghorns increased their sense of urgency. Lethbridge made a game of it when midfielder Greg Remjin (Cranford, Alta.) found teammate Michael O’Brien (Calgary) in deep on the Spartan net. O’Brien went in to the six yard box on the right side of the pitch and sent the ball past a charging TWU keeper Andrew Fink (Burnaby, B.C.) and into the far side of the Spartans net.

With the lead cut to one goal, both teams increased their level of play and took turns making strong runs into their opponent’s end of the park. The outcome remained in question until Pogue sealed the match in extra time. TWU midfielder Ioannis Tsoulouhas (Bellingham, Wash.) set up the goal with a nice cross to the middle of the Pronghorn box. Pogue went high to meet the cross, where he headed the ball into the back of the Lethbridge net to give TWU the 3-1 win.

TWU keeper Andrew Fink made two saves to earn the win, while Lethbridge keeper Jordan Campbell made seven saves in the loss.

TWU heads back on the road next weekend for two matches. They play at Fraser Valley University on Sat. Sept. 26 before traveling to the island for a match with the University of Victoria on Sun. Sept. 27. Lethbridge will return home to host the University of Alberta on Sat. and the University of Saskatchewan on Sun.

Match Notes: TWU outshot Lethbridge 22-7 in total shots and 10-3 in shots on goal…Lowen was named Player of the Match for the Spartans, while O’Brien was named Player of the Match for the Pronghorns…




Lethbridge Period: 1Trinity Western
Jordan Campbell at goalie for Lethbridge.00:00
00:00Andrew Fink at goalie for Trinity Western.
03:03Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
08:19Shot by TWU Nathan Pogue BLOCKED.
Foul on Trinity Western.
12:23Header Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
Foul on Trinity Western.
Foul on Trinity Western.
15:01Offside against Trinity Western.
Foul on Trinity Western.
Foul on Lethbridge.
17:30Shot by TWU Jason Wiens HIGH.
18:53Yellow card on TWU Daniel Lowen.
19:47Shot by TWU David Rowse, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
breakaway nice sliding savebreakaway nice sliding save
20:48Shot by TWU Jason Wiens WIDE.
Yellow card on LETH Greg Remjin.23:40
Foul on Trinity Western.
Foul on Trinity Western.
Foul on Lethbridge.
32:27Shot by TWU David Rowse BLOCKED.
32:55Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen HIT CROSSBAR.
34:44Shot by TWU Brayden Volkenant WIDE.
Foul on Lethbridge.
38:39Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
point blank edge of 6point blank edge of 6
LETH substitution: Brett Silbernagel for Raphael Paczkowski.39:23
41:48GOAL by TWU David Rowse (FIRST GOAL), Assist by Nathan Pogue, goal number 1 for season.
*pass into top bx open sht LLC
Foul on Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Michael O'Brien, SAVE Andrew Fink.43:49
Yellow card on LETH Cristian Lorenzoni.44:51
Foul on Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Jaycee Neufeld BLOCKED.45:00
Lethbridge Period: 2Trinity Western
45:00TWU substitution: Ioannis Tsoulouhas for Nathan Pogue.
45:00TWU substitution: Garrett Traversy for David Rowse.
47:11Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
47:18GOAL by TWU Daniel Lowen, Assist by Garrett Traversy, goal number 1 for season.
*2-1 break, shot-save,reb RS
49:27Shot by TWU Ioannis Tsoulouhas, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
Foul on Trinity Western.
LETH substitution: Morgan Brownjohn for Jaycee Neufeld.54:04
54:53Shot by TWU Ioannis Tsoulouhas BLOCKED.
56:47Offside against Trinity Western.
57:27Shot by TWU Daniel Lowen WIDE.
58:39Offside against Trinity Western.
Foul on Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Morgan Brownjohn BLOCKED.62:10
Foul on Trinity Western.
Offside against Lethbridge.63:19
Foul on Trinity Western.
66:40Shot by TWU Garrett Traversy HIGH.
LETH substitution: Steven Kelly for Lucus Rajcic.66:49
67:32Offside against Trinity Western.
Foul on Trinity Western.
GOAL by LETH Michael O'Brien, Assist by Greg Remjin.68:59
*ball in box tight on GK LLC frm right side
Yellow card on LETH Andrew Malcolm.70:42
72:26TWU substitution: Shawn Parkes for Daniel Lowen.
73:26Offside against Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Cristian Lorenzoni BLOCKED.75:07
Foul on Trinity Western.
78:10Offside against Trinity Western.
78:15Yellow card on TWU Brayden Volkenant.
78:26TWU substitution: Cardin Davis for Jordan Whitehead.
78:26TWU substitution: David Rowse for Garrett Traversy.
79:46Shot by TWU Rhys Volkenant WIDE.
83:44Shot by TWU Paul Hamilton BLOCKED.
84:46Offside against Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Brett Silbernagel, SAVE Andrew Fink.87:14
87:57Shot by TWU Jason Wiens, SAVE Jordan Campbell.
88:37Shot by TWU Brayden Volkenant WIDE.
88:46TWU substitution: Nathan Pogue for David Rowse.
90:00GOAL by TWU Nathan Pogue, Assist by Ioannis Tsoulouhas.
*header after pass into middle
Pogue's goal ties TWU career scoring record at 29 with Adrian KekecPogue's goal ties TWU career scoring record at 29 with Adrian Kekec
Foul on Trinity Western.
Shot by LETH Matt Medoruma HIGH.-END-90:00-END-

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