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Assali’s lone goal, lead Huskies to 1-0 win over Mounties

Assali’s lone goal, lead Huskies to 1-0 win over Mounties

(Halifax, NS) In the Huskies home opener Sunday, the Saint Mary's Huskies and the Mount Allison Mounties were locked in a hard defensive affair at Huskies Stadium.  This resulted in the score being 0-0 after the first half.

In the second half, the same type of play continued until the 66th minute. when Subway player of the game Alex Assali (Halifax, NS) scored to give the Huskies a 1-0 lead.

The Huskies played short a man for the last 19 minutes of the game, after George Lake received his 2nd yellow card of the game.  Saint Mary's goalkeeper Christian Oxner (Halifax, NS) kept stopping shots like he did the entire game to earn the shutout.

Saint Mary's plays next on the road against the Universite de Moncton Aigle Bleus on Saturday at 3:15 pm. Mount Allison's next game is at home against the Acadia Axemen on Friday at 7:15 pm. 

 

Source, Mark Moffat SMU Communications