Soccer Saints Work For Draw

(WINDSOR, ON) – The St Clair women’s varsity soccer team opened up their OCAA home schedule Tuesday evening, at the Main Campus Field, by staying level with the Lambton Lions at 1-1.

The Saints got off to a slow start as Lambton carried the play for the first part of the match. Lambton went up 1-0 in the 12th minute. The Saints started to put some pressure on late in the first half, but could not score the equalizer.

The Lions outshot the Saints in the first half 11-4 with Lambton also holding the edge in shot attempts 12-8.

St Clair bounced back in the second half, dominating play for most of the 45 minutes. The Saints drew even on a nice goal by Melanie Daniel in the 78th minute.

St Clair pressed hard to get the winning goal for the last 15 minutes, but could not put one in the back of the goal. They came close by hitting the cross bar late in the game.

The shots on goal in the second half were 6-4 for the Saints, who had 15 shot attempts compared to 6 for Lambton.

With the draw the Saints record on the season is now 1-0-1. St Clair is next in action on Saturday when they travel to Kitchener to take on the Conestoga Condors.


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