2017 U SPORTS Respect Group Men’s Soccer Championship: Capers need penalty kicks to claim national title
U SPORTS – KAMLOOPS, B.C. (U SPORTS) – The Cape Breton Capers capped off an unbeaten season by claiming the 2017 U SPORTS Respect Group Men’s Soccer Championship title with a 3-2 win over the Montreal Carabins at Hillside Stadium.
Like the bronze medal game before it, the match was settled by penalty kicks
Host WolfPack capture bronze medal
The host Thompson Rivers WolfPack are the 2017 U SPORTS men’s soccer bronze medalists.
In an all-Canada West battle, the WolfPack met the Canada West champion UBC Thunderbirds and gave the sellout crowd of 1,000 something to smile about, beating the T-Birds 3-2 in penalty kicks.
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