SASKATOON – With a 3-0 win over the visiting University of Winnipeg Wesmen Saturday afternoon on Field 7 in Saskatoon's PotashCorp Park, the University of Saskatchewan Huskies improved its winning streak to three matches.
The Huskies are also on five-match undefeated streak and have only allowed one goal in that time period. With the win, Saskatchewan improves to 4-3-2, while the Wesmen fall to 1-9-1.
Second year Jacob Powell opened the scoring in the 43rd minute. He collected the ball outside the 40-yard line and dribbled into the box. His shot beat Winnipeg keeper Joshua Partaker into the right side of the net. The Huskies earned third goal in the match on a Winnipeg own goal in the 77th minute on a scramble in front of the net.
Shedrek Samuel gave Saskatchewan a 2-0 lead with his first CIS goal in the 56th minute. Gabriel Bautois took a corner kick for the Huskies, Carson MacDonald was able to get a touch before Samuel tipped the ball into the net.
Huskie keeper Greg Buckley recorded his second shutout in a row and fourth of the season. Partaker made seven saves at the other end of the pitch for the Wesmen. Saskatchewan outshot Winnipeg 15-4.
The Huskies and Wesmen will meet again Sunday at 2:15 p.m. on Field 7 in PotashCorp Park.