Returning from Winter Break and playing on a rainy first day back to school, Marymount showed a great team performance despite several players being absent. The Sailors battled the whole game against Division I powerhouse Flintridge Sacred Heart. Marymount scored early with a beautiful shot 30 yards out from Mia R. assisted by Myers R. Marymount kept pressing high and aggressively. Nathalie M. saved a couple of chances but FSHA finally tied the game with a shot from the outside with one minute to go in the first half.
FSHA started the second half determined and quickly got the lead. After a few minutes of shock, Nathalie M. came up with quite a few saves. The Sailors got back into the game and started creating chance after chance. Converting a penalty kick with 10 minutes to go, Julia R. scored the tying goal. In the final five minutes Marymount was denied the winning goal on three occasions, due to desperate saves on the line by FSHA goalie and defenders. Ending the game in a 2-2 tie.
Marymount is 4-6-1 for the season and 0-1-1 in League. The Sailors went home with the conviction of being competitive in the strong Mission League. Standout performances of the game: Nathalie M. (7 saves, all outstanding) and despite nagging injuries, Mia R. and Francesca D. had strong performances in the middle of the field and a goal for Mia R.