Men’s Thunderbirds drop sixth straight


After dropping a 4-0 decision to the Guelph Gryphons on Saturday afternoon in Guelph, the Algoma University Thunderbirds men’s soccer team was back in action on Sunday afternoon for their second game of a two-game road series against the Gryphons.

The Thunderbirds record fell to 0 wins and 6 losses on Sunday afternoon as they dropped a 5-1 decision to the Guelph Gryphons at Guelph Soccer Complex.

Algoma would get on the opening goal of the game at the 18:39 mark of the first half, courtesy of Mohammed Algarni’s second goal of the season, putting the Thunderbirds up 1-0.

Luca Tadic’s goal at 37:46 from league’s leading scorer Jace Kotsopolous tied the game at one after the first half.

The Gryphons would then get four goals in the second half, including two from Jace Kotsopolous and a pair from Mitchell Lefebvre as the Gryphons went on to defeat the Thunderbirds by a score of 5-1.

Thunderbirds goalkeeper Kevin Picard made 4 saves in the loss while Erik Hermanns was in net for thr Gryphons victory.

The Thunderbirds, who are still looking for their first win of the season, will be back at Superior Heights this Saturday at 3:00 p.m. to take on the Laurier Golden Hawks, who have 0 wins, 7 losses and 1 tie on the sesson.