SECOND STAR, Paige Payne, Soccer

SECOND STAR, Paige Payne, Soccer


Game log: Friday, Oct. 5 – two goals in 3-2 home loss to MacEwan / Saturday, Oct. 6 – goal in 2-1 home loss to MacEwan.

 Paige Payne had a record-setting weekend for the UNBC Timberwolves, becoming UNBC’s all-time single-season record holder for goals in a season. She scored her sixth, seventh, and eighth goals of the year, the last of which placed her alone atop the Canada West leaderboard.

Despite a pair of hard-fought losses to the MacEwan Griffins, Payne was electric, scoring all of the Timberwolves goals over the weekend. Two of the goals were highlight reel efforts that saw her run the entire length of the pitch before scoring. In a pair of games where she was responsible for all the offence, it was her ascension up the UNBC record books, and the CW leaderboard that truly stood out.

The Kitimat native also sits top five in the conference in points (10) and shots (35).

 UNBC is back in action this weekend, as they travel to take on the Calgary Dinos (Oct. 13) and Lethbridge Pronghorns (Oct. 14).