Reporter: Matt Mazer
The Durham women’s indoor soccer team visited Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario on Jan. 31 for a tournament, which they lost in the round robin. The men’s team visited Redeemer the following day, and they placed third overall, winning the consolation final.
The women’s team played on Friday against St. Clair, Humber and Redeemer Alumni.
Alicia del Fuoco played in the tournament. She said the team played well for their first tournament of the year, and their first tournament with Ramon McIntosh as their new coach.
“We went 1-1-1. We won one, lost one and tied one,” del Fuoco said
As for the men, they played their tournament on Feb. 1. Adam Farr was there but did not play in the tournament.
“The guys went undefeated in their tournament,” Farr said. “They tied their opening game 2-2 against Brock University. They would go on to beat Redeemer in the next game 1-0 and they would tie their final game 0-0 against Conestoga.”
Farr added that Durham played St. Clair in the consolation final, which they won 1-0 in a shootout.
“It’s pretty good to go undefeated in your first tournament,” Farr said with excitement, looking forward to the next tournament.
Del Fuoco said that she had high hopes for the next tournaments, the most recent of which was Feb. 7 at George Brown. The next tournament is scheduled for Feb. 15 at Sheridan College in Oakville.
The following tournament will be held at Georgian College in Barrie on Feb. 21.