September 15, 2004
Parker, a fourth-year striker from Lethbridge, Alta. tallied four goals and three assists in two games over the weekend, including a hat trick and two helpers in her second outing, as the Pronghorns opened the regular season with 5-2 and 7-1 victories over the University of Regina Cougars.
Richardson, a fourth-year forward from Leeds, U.K. led the charge with a pair of goals in the Tigers' season opener, a 7-0 win over the Universit? de Moncton Aigles Bleus.
Ashley Parker University of Lethbridge Pronghorns Soccer 4th year Lethbridge, Alta.
Fourth-year striker Ashley Parker, from Lethbridge, Alta. opened the Canada West soccer season with a bang in leading the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns to two victories over the visiting University of Regina Cougars. Parker collected a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 victory, and then exploded for three goals and two helpers in Sunday's 7-1 win.
Parker, who played midfield last season, concentrated on increasing her speed over the summer and her hard work paid off. Her weekend total surpasses her two goals and one helper of a year ago. She gives the Pronghorns an excellent offensive tandem, teaming with Canada West all-star Barb Ariss.
Lethbridge (2-0) hosts the University of Alberta (0-0) on Saturday and the University of Saskatchewan (0-0) on Sunday.
Atlantic: Kristina Weatherbie (West Covehead, P.E.I.), soccer, UCCB Quebec: Tess Kelly (Beaconsfield, Que.), rugby, McGill Ontario: Jessy Kapitany, soccer, Western Ontario
Simon Richardson Dalhousie University Tigers Soccer 4th year, Management Leeds, U.K.
Fourth-year forward Simon Richardson, from Leeds, U.K. led the charge for the Dalhousie University Tigers in Saturday's 7-0 victory over the visiting Universit? de Moncton Aigles Bleus. In the season opener for both squads, the team captain found the net twice to earn player-of-the-game honours.
Richardson finished second in the AUS and fifth in the country in scoring last season with 11 goals, and was a second team CIS All-Canadian.
Dalhousie (1-0) visits St. Francis Xavier University (1-1) tonight (Wednesday), and hosts 2003 CIS finalist Saint Mary's University (2-0) on Sunday.
Quebec: no nominee Ontario: Radu Melnic, soccer, Ryerson West: no nominee
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