The Mohawk College women’s soccer team continued to climb the OCAA standings last week. The Mountaineers, who started the season 0-2, made it three straight victories with a 2-0 home win over Niagara on Sept. 25.
Rachel DeJong and Kaleigh Russell scored and Nicole Roberts and Jenn Lynch shared the shutout.
Mohawk, named OCAA women’s team of the week for the previous seven days, and then drew 1-1 at Sheridan as Marie-Pier Schleichkorn scored her second free kick goal of the season.
That left the Mountaineers and Bruins tied for fourth 3-2-1 records.
Men’s soccer lost twice to fall to 2-4 and battling for their playoff lives with two games left.
The Mountaineers yielded three goals in the first half, losing 4-1 to Niagara. They were reduced to 10 men in the 39th minute when Anthony Halm was dismissed for back-to-back yellow cards.
Sokiri Kenedy scored for Mohawk with 20 minutes left.
Mohawk then suffered a third straight defeat, 4-0 at Sheridan, to fall to 2-4.
The women’s fastball team had three more losses last week to remain winless.
They lost 7-1 to Seneca, and then bowed twice at Durham, 5-3 and 15-0.
It may only be the pre-season, but it appears the women’s basketball team will bear watching.
They whipped Seneca 74-36 as Lacey Wolters scored 13 points.
They then posted two easy wins and lost a nail biter at a weekend tourney at Fleming College.
The Mountaineers romped over host Fleming 65-18, as Stef Hrymak had 15 points.
They lost 54-53 to Durham as Porscha Hewitt and Natalie Fisher scored 11 each.
Mohawk then blasted Cambrian 66-18.
Careena Browne scored 14 points for Mohawk.
A busy men’s basketball team stung Seneca 79-59.
Alex Reis scored 18 points.
Matt Fennell had 30 in an 83-81 triumph at Centennial.
Patrick Iavarone scored 21 points in a 129-62 romp over Fleming.
The Mohawk men’s volleyball team had a good pre-season start at Seneca, winning 25-17, 25-22, 25-15.
Bryce Marcussen had five kills and four blocks.
The women’s team bowed 26-24, 22-25, 25-17, 17-25, 8-15 to Seneca, but rebounded to take Fanshawe 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 29-27.
The men’s golf team tied for seventh in an invitational tourney hosted by Niagara College at Hunters Pointe in Welland.
Mike Rizetto carded 78, one stroke ahead of Cameron Garon.
Other scores were Jair Saenz (82), Eric Stuebing (85) and Brendan Lewis (101).
Alternates’ scores included Rob Vachon (78), Kevin Gee (88) and Charlie Steele (89).
Mohawk’s lone woman, Jessica Fell, shot 131, as golfers tuned up for this week’s OCAA championships in Paris.
Mohawk runners turned in solid performances at a cross country meet in Ancaster, on the same course they’ll use for the OCAA championships to be hosted by Redeemer on Oct. 26.
The men’s team finished in a virtual tie for top spot with Humber, but officially had to settle for second place based on average time.
Jessie Wilcox was fifth, timed in 30:32.
Kevin Patterson was seventh in 30:48, Hassan Ishaq took eighth in 30:49 and Bradley Wilcox clocked 31:48, good for 19th place.
Other men’s results included Ryan Gagnon (29th) 33:43, Johannes Louw (38th) 34:52, Riley Kolisnyk (43rd) 35:32 and Aaron Downie (67th) 40:17.
Mohawk women were led by Aimee Large, finishing 14th in 24:01. Ashley Dewitt was 21st in 24:48 and Kassandra O’Reilly was 32nd in 26:02.