They needed extra time, but the Mohawk women’s soccer team defeated Conestoga Condors 1-0 in their qualifier in Kitchener on Saturday and earned a berth in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association quarter finals.
Rachelle DeJong (Ancaster) scored the game winner for the Mountaineers in the 100th minute after the two teams battled goalless through the regulation 90 minutes.
The Mountaineers advanced to play the Seneca Sting in the quarter finals this coming Saturday at 7:30 pm in North York and the winner will move on to the OCAA Championship at Sheridan College the following weekend.
Humber Hawks preyed on the winless Mohawk Mountaineers, taking a pair of lopsided women’s fastball decisions, 12-0 and 18-5.
Amanda Edmonds had a three run triple for Mohawk in game two.
Two nights later the Mountaineers suffered their 15th straight loss, but gave the first place St. Clair Saints a fright in the final game of the regular season.
Mohawk dropped a 6-5 decision to the 14-1 Saints in Windsor.
The Mountaineers even had the tying run on base in the top of the seventh inning, but couldn’t cash her in. Jennifer VanDyk drove in two runs for Mohawk.
The Mohawk men’s golf team shared OCAA men’s team of the week honours with Humber. The Mountaineers won the Division 2 title the previous week, while Humber took Division 1.
Volleyball action saw the Mohawk men’s team rally for a 3-1 victory over the George Brown Huskies in a pre-season test in Toronto Oct. 9.
The scores were 18-25, 25-18, 25-17, 25-14.
Trevor McLaughlin had 20 kills, two stuff blocks and one service ace for the Mountaineers.
Bryce Marcussen added five kills and four blocks.
The Mohawk women’s volleyball team was also in Toronto Oct. 9 and defeated the George Brown Huskies 25-23, 23-25, 25-17, 25-14.
The final score of Mohawk 84 – George Brown 63 doesn’t nearly tell the story of the pre-season men’s basketball game at the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre Oct. 10.
Mohawk almost blew a 16 point half time lead as the visiting Huskies outscored the locals 28-13 in the third quarter to get to within one point, 54-53.
Fortunately, Mohawk saved some blushes with a strong finish, out-gunning their opponents 30-10 in the final 10 minutes.
Matt Fennell led Mohawk again with 22 points, and nine rebounds. Andrew Cicuttini had 19 points and 15 rebounds and Taylor Dowhaniuk scored 14 points and added 10 boards.
It was a hard fought game the very next night, but the Mountaineers completed a 10-0 pre-season with an 83-75 win over La Cite Coyotes of Ottawa.
Cicuttini had a monster game with 32 points and 13 rebounds. Fennell scored 20 with nine rebounds and Xzennis Brereton hooped 17 points and added four boards.