Mountaineers prep for OCAA soccer season

MohawkMohawk College had some excellent dress rehearsals for the opening of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association soccer season next weekend in the 2014 Redeemer Pre-season tournament in Ancaster.

A late penalty by the host Royals prevented a Mountaineer win in a 2-2 draw for the women Saturday (Aug. 30). Olivia Pavoni and newcomer Laura Fable scored the Mohawk goals.

Friday, Mohawk beat Durham, 2-1, on goals from Shari Leavitt and Rachelle DeJong.

Meanwhile, the Mountaineer men finished their play Saturday with a 1-1 draw with Centennial. Ahmed Mohamed tallied for the Mountaineers. The Colts’ lone marker came from the penalty spot.

Friday, the Mohawk men bowed 4-3 to Durham despite a three-goal performance from Anthony Halm.

The Mohawk men and women open the OCAA regular season Saturday, Sept. 6 at home versus Sheridan.

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