The short-handed Hornets gave it their best at home against a strong Orange Coast College team on Tuesday before eventually falling 4-1.
The injury bug has hit the Hornets as they could only suit up 12 players.
OCC took a 1-0 lead when Aileen Ortiz scored in the third minute of the game. The assist was by Emilee Malec.
The Hornets held the Pirates scoreless until the 40th minute when Ortiz struck again taking a loose ball and getting it past the keeper.
Orange Coast took over in the second half scoring 2 goals by Sydnee Busby in the 48th and 57th minutes.
FC goalie Marla Debarros put in some work blocking 12 shots in 90 minutes.
Up Next: The Hornets (3-10-3 overall, 1-8-3 OEC) will travel to Santa Ana College this Friday, October 28th. Game time is at 3:00 pm.