continued The second half didn’t feature much offense. The Warriors defense saw to that, easily snuffing out each F-M foray over midfield to maintain that one-goal margin.
“In the second half Liverpool did just a lot of long clearing balls so we never had a chance to really progress and get the ball to feet,” McMahon said. “Liverpool did a nice job of keeping it out of harm’s way.”
The Hornets finished 11-4-3, and some big names will graduate, including Nina Quigley, Cheyenne Hall, Jessica Puro, Marri Ryu and Katie Randall, though the likes of Alexis Muraco, Alexa Restante, Frankie Bowyer, Katherine Millet and Emily Murray will be back next fall.
“We’re doing the right things (and) we’re consistent,” he said. “I think one of the things we could work on is physical strength. We’re getting pushed off the ball a lot. We’ve got the ball skills. We’ve got the game strategy. We’ve just got to be a little stronger.”