Occidental Recap

San Marcos traveled to Los Angeles on Saturday to take on the Occidental Tigers (2-2) in a rematch of last season’s 17-10 Cougar victory. Saturday’s contest turned out to be a much closer game, as the teams with back and forth for four quarters, with neither team scoring more than two goals unanswered until the final minutes of the contest


#27 Austin Halligan (Fr)

The Cougars went into halftime with a 5-4 lead on the back of big efforts from attackmen Austin Jenkin (So) and Adnan Swilley (Fr), who worked in tandem to have a hand in four of the Cougars’ five first-half tallies. The second half did not prove any more effective in identifying a superior team, as the teams went blow for blow until a 9-9 tie was broken late in the 4th.



#23 Austin Jenkin (So)

#23 Austin Jenkin (So)

Austin Jenkin answered the Tigers’ tying goal immediately, with an outstanding individual effort to give the Cougars a late advantage. San Marcos scored two more unanswered goals to take a 12-9 lead, and held on to win the game 12-10. The Cougars will play their 2nd divisional game of the season when they take on the UC Irvine Anteaters (1-4) at Fallbrook High School on Sunday, March 1st.