By John M. Sherrard
(Walnut, CA) After two close losses against Chaffey and Rio Hondo College, the Mt. SAC Women's Soccer team finished the regular season with a 1-1 tie against East Los Angeles College (ELAC) on Friday (11/11/16).
The Mounties, 7-8-4 overall and 2-3-3, finished third in conference behind Chaffey and Rio Hondo. Mt. SAC finished the season strong, going 4-2-2 in its last eight games and received the #18 seed in the CCCAA SoCal Play-Offs. The Mounties will travel to take on #15 seed, Orange Coast College, in a play-in game on Thursday (11/17), at 2:00 pm. The winner of this game will take on #2 seed and host, Santiago College on Saturday (11/19), at 2:00 pm.
Against ELAC, all of the scoring took place in the first half. Freshman forward Viviana Ortega gave the Mounties the early, 1-0, lead in the 25th minute. Midfielder Samantha Barreto assisted on the goal, which was the third of the year for Ortega.
The Huskies evened up the score, 1-1, in the 35th minute.
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