Thursday, October 8, 2015 - Submitted by Athletic Dept
The St. Clair College women's soccer team travelled to London on Wednesday and won a tight match over the top ranked Fanshawe Falcons by a score of 2-1. This match was a battle for first place in the OCAA West Division.
The Saints went up 1-0 in the 11th minute on a goal by Brittany Chapieski. St. Clair made it 2-0 in the 14th minute on a nice strike by Tiffany Trembley and were up by that score heading into the half. Fanshawe closed the gap to 2-1 on a goal in the 77th minute but that was a close as the Falcons would get. Katrina Arnold was solid in net turning aside 10 of 11 shots on target.
The Saints are now 7-0 on the season while Fanshawe fell to 6-1. St. Clair is now in first place in the West Division with 21 points. Heading into the match Fanshawe was ranked 2nd in Ontario and 7th in Canada while St. Clair was ranked 3rd in Ontario and 11th in Canada. St. Clair also has 3 of the top 18 goal scorers in Canada in Bella Riccardi, Trembley, and Robyn Preston.
The Saints are next in action at on Tuesday, October 12 when they travel to Sarnia to take on the Lambton Lions.