WHITTIER — Nicole Castro scored the game's only goal minutes before the final whistle as the Occidental women's soccer team picked up a solid road victory with a 1-0 win at Whittier on Saturday.
Castro found the top of the net in the 86th minute with a magnificent goal from 30 yards out.
"That was a tremendous goal worth of winning any game," Oxy head coach Colm McFeely said.
Oxy's Erin Iacullo created a lot of offensive opportunities, firing five shots with a pair on goal.
Season Impact: The Tigers improve to 5-4-1 overall, 3-4-1 in SCIAC play and is very much in the hunt for the four-team SCIAC tournament . Oxy sits in a tie for fifth place with 10 points, but is just two points behind Redlands in third place.
Whittier falls to 5-6 and 2-6.
Next Game: Oxy is back in action at La Verne on Wednesday at 7 p.m.Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram