Men's Soccer: Quarter-final matchups

Men's Soccer: Quarter-final matchups

Keyano Huskies (A1)
vs. Holland Hurricanes (A4)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 1: 10 a.m. PT

The Keyano Huskies edged the NAIT Ooks 1-0 in the ACAC Championship final to win their third straight conference title. Keyano, the No. 1 seed in Pool A, earned a CCAA silver medal last year as hosts of the National Championship in Fort McMurray, AB. The Huskies finished in a tie atop the ACAC North Division with a 9-1 record. They’ll face the No. 4 seed in Pool A, the Holland Hurricanes, who defeated the MSVU Mystics 3-0 to claim their fourth straight ACAA crown. Holland, led by ACAA Player of the Year Ibra Sanoh, was a perfect 12-0 in the regular season. 

Algonquin Thunder (A2)
vs. Douglas Royals (A3)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 2: 12:30 p.m. PT

The Algonquin Thunder knocked out the two-time defending CCAA champion Humber Hawks in the OCAA semi-final before falling 2-1 to the Durham Lords in the conference final. Algonquin, the second seed in Pool A, will represent Ontario as a wildcard. The Thunder finished atop the OCAA East Division with a 7-2-1 record. They’ll meet the PACWEST champion Douglas Royals, the No. 3 seed in Pool A. Douglas (5-5-2) placed third in the conference during the regular season but went on a run in the playoffs and shut out the Quest Kermodes in the PACWEST final. 

Durham Lords (B1)
vs. NAIT Ooks (B4)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 3: 3 p.m. PT

The Durham Lords captured their first OCAA crown in 20 years, defeating the Algonquin Thunder 2-1 in the conference final. Durham, the top seed in Pool B, placed second (behind Algonquin) in the OCAA East Division with a 6-3-1 record. Teams from the OCAA have captured the last five titles in CCAA Men’s Soccer. Durham will take on the NAIT Ooks, the No. 4 seed in Pool B. The wildcard Ooks were defeated by the Keyano Huskies in the ACAC Championship final. NAIT finished in a tie for first with Keyano atop the ACAC North Division with a 9-1 record. 

Indiens d’Ahuntsic (B2)
vs. VIU Mariners (B3)

Wednesday, Nov. 8
MATCH 4: 5:30 p.m. PT

The Indiens d’Ahuntsic knocked off the Élans de Garneau 3-1 in the RSEQ Championship game. Ahuntsic (7-2-1) finished one point behind Garneau for first place in the regular season and they come to CCAA Nationals as the second seed in Pool B. The Indiens draw the host VIU Mariners, the No. 3 seed in Pool B. VIU (9-1-2) finished atop the PACWEST standings in the regular season but were upset by the Quest Kermodes in the conference semi-final on penalty kicks. The Mariners come into CCAA Nationals in the midst of their first losing streak of the season, having also lost to the Capilano Blues in the PACWEST bronze-medal game.