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Cougars Battled all Tournament

Cougars Battled all Tournament

January 31st 2019 – Sault College Cougars @ George Brown Tournament

The Cougars traveled to Toronto, ON to participate in a day tournament that saw seven teams register. Due to unforeseen weather Lakehead University was not able to send their team causing a reshuffled of the schedule which gave little to no rest between the games. The men ended the tournament with 1 win and 4 loses, the team played outstanding even if the record didn't show. The Cougars played the top team in the province Seneca losing 1 -0 the Cougars had many chances to score they just couldn't find the back of the goal. The next game the Cougars faced the host school George Brown again the Cougars couldn't get on the scoreboard, losing 3 -0. Finally In their next game the Cougars were able to put a point on the board with the help of Michael Chilelli, defeating Canadore 1 -0. The final game of their pool play saw the Cougars face Georgian, the Cougars had a hard fought match losing 1 – 0. This placed the Cougars in a match were they had a rematch against their previous opponents Georgian, during the rematch the Cougars ran out of gas and saw them lose 5 – 0.

Assistant coach Scott Davie said that Aaron Grawbarger had an unbelievable tournament, keeping the games close giving the Cougars a chance. Davie said that the other teams and referees were giving Grawbarger complements on his performance. "This tournament gave the guys the confidence and evidence that they can compete against the top guys" said head coach Joe Ceglie.

The men's team will be travelling to Georgian to playing in their tournament February 22nd 2019. After that the team will be traveling to Redeemer University to play in the Regionals March 4th 2019.