The Mountaineers dropped their final home game Oct. 27 against Loretto’s Saint Francis University by a score of 3-1 at Waldron Family Stadium.
The Mount fell behind early in the contest, with the SFU sneaking one past redshirt first-year goal keeper Maggie Barron to give themselves the 1-0 lead. The Mountaineers and SFU were held in a deadlock the remainder of the first half, entering the locker rooms with the Red Flash still holding the lead.
Coming out of the locker rooms in similar fashion to the first half, Saint Francis started the half off hot, netting another goal early and extending the lead to 2-0.
In the 67th minute of play the Red Flash further extended their lead to 3-0. Just under 10 minutes later, the Mount’s Jordan Fine was able to cut the deficit down to two goals, scoring her first goal of the season.
With one game remaining on their schedule and sitting in 7th place in the NEC, the Mount headed up to New Jersey to close out their 2017 season as they took on Fairleigh Dickinson University (6-1-1)..
The first half of play was a hard fought battle with nothing to show for it by the end of the first 45 minutes. The Mount and FDU headed into the locker rooms tied at 0-0. Fairleigh Dickinson jumped out to an early 1st half lead in the 55th minute of the contest. Just eight minutes later FDU found the back of the net again extending their lead to 2-0. With just under 4 minutes left in the game, the Mount finally snuck one past FDU’s goalie, trimming the deficit to 2-1. Amanda Britain made solid contact on a header off the cross from junior Jenna West, securing her first goal of the year.
Fairleigh Dickinson found some insurance with just two minutes left in the game, securing a 3-1 victory. The Mount finished their 2017 season at 5-12-1 overall and 2-6 in the NEC.