Mohawk 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.