Aspen Marsden makes a play for the UBC Okanagan Heat in their first road game of the season on Sept. 7. (Photo: UBC Okanagan athletics)

Heat women squad set for first home game of season

UBC Okanagan are 0-2 and are looking for some home-field advantage this weekend

The UBC Okanagan women’s soccer team are looking for some home-field advantages this weekend.

It’s the home-opener for the Heat this weekend in double-header action with games at UBCO on Friday and Saturday. The Heat dropped their first games of the season last week, being outscored 8-0 in games against Calgary and the University of Northern BC.

In the first home games of the season, the Heat’s young core will look to get the offence kick-started. It will be two tough games for UBCO who play two top-5 teams this weekend in the MacEwan Griffins and the Alberta Golden Bears.

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The Heat’s Erica Lampert, Aspen Marsden and Yvonne Manwaring will look to lead the Heat to their first victory of the season.

Games start at 5:30 p.m. at Nonis Field.

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