Mid-Isle Girls to Play for Provincial Collegiate Gold

The Vancouver Island University (VIU) Mariners women’s soccer team has captured first place in the Provincial regular-season standings, and will play in the Gold Medal Provincial Championship game this coming Saturday, October 27th at Capilano College in Burnaby.

The VIU team – undefeated since September 23rd with 4 wins and 2 draws in their last six games – features five players from Ladysmith who started their athletic careers with the Mid-Isle Soccer Club: Karen Battie, Shea Battie, Georgia Nicholls, and Haven Bouma, as well as Olivia Mazurenko, who was just named Female Soccer Athlete of the Week in the PACWEST conference.

The Gold Medal game starts at Noon on Saturday. Fans can watch the games online, plus get stories, schedules, summaries and more on the official Championship page HERE.

Congratulations to the team on their great season, and GOOD LUCK from Mid-Isle Soccer on Saturday’s game!