(Windsor, Ontario) – The St. Clair College varsity soccer teams picked up two big wins on Friday afternoon as they hosted the Mohawk Mountaineers at the Main Campus Field.
The women defeated the Mountaineers by a score of 5-2. After falling behind in the first minute of play the Saints bounced back to score 3 goals in the first 45 minutes to lead 3-1 at the half. Tiffany Trembley scored in the 12 minute to tie it up at one followed by Carley Malenfant in the 35th minute and Kaitlyn Austin in the 41st minute. Mohawk made it interesting early in the second half scoring in the 55th minute to make it 3-2. St. Clair restored their 2 goal lead in the 68th minute on a nice tally by Melanie Daniel. Austin notched her second of the game in the 79th minute to put the game away for the Saints. The game was closer than the final score appeared as Mohawk hit a post and a crossbar midway through the match. Alexandria Samping was solid in net and earned the win turning aside 10 of the 12 shots she faced. The shot attempts for the game were almost even with the St. Clair holding a 23-22 edge.
With the win the Saints improved to 3 wins and a tie on the season. The loss dropped the Mountaineers record to 2 wins and 2 losses on the season. The St. Clair women are next in action on Sunday at 2 pm when they host the Conestoga Condors at the Main Campus Field.
The St. Clair men defeated the top ranked Mountaineers by a score of 4-0. Heading into the match Mohawk was ranked 3rd in Ontario and 12th in Canada. Martin Nyul put the Saints up 1-0 in the 7th minute. Stefan Milidrag made it 2-0 for St. Clair in the 29th minute. The first half was played fairly even with St. Clair outshooting Mohawk 8-6. St. Clair led in shot attempts 14-10. The Saints took over the match in the second half. Milidrag notched his second of the game in the 73rd minute to put St. Clair up 3-0. Luca Pasani finished the scoring in the 90th minute to make it 4-0. Keeper Shane Beaton earned the win and clean sheet but he had to turn aside a penalty kick in the 84th minute to do so. Shots on goal in the second half were 11-3 for the Saints and shot attempts were 14-4 for St. Clair.
The win improved the Saint's record to 3 wins and a loss. The loss dropped the Mountaineer's record to 2 wins and a loss. The St. Clair men's next match is on Sunday at 4 pm when they host the Conestoga Condors at the Main Campus Field.