In an Orange Empire Conference matchup, the Hornets played host to Cypress College on Tuesday and took it to the Chargers 3-0.
The victory keeps FC in second place in the conference standings at 8-2-2 with an overall record of 11-3-2. The Cypress loss bumps them 4th in the OEC 5-4-3 with an overall record of 7-6-4.
Fullerton scored its first goal in the 32nd minute on a place kick that was set up by a handball by the Chargers. Ivaneli Marino booted the ball and it sailed perfectly untouched into the upper right portion of the goal.
Entering the second half with a 1-0 lead, the Hornets added another goal in the 66th minute on a shot by Alyssa Madrigal that went over the goalkeeper's outstretched hands. Taylor Hobbs was credited for the assist.
FC put the nail in the coffin in the 82nd minute when Kaelah Basurto passed the ball over to Victoria Arrieta on a throw in. Arrieta then drilled the ball into the back of the net sealing the Fullerton win.
Up Next: The Hornets (11-3-2 overall, 8-2-2 OEC) have a bye this Friday and will resume conference-play on Tuesday, October 30th when they play at Norco College. Game time is at 3:00 pm.
*Photos by Jim McCormack