Friday, 12 October 2012 00:00
The Mineola High School Varsity Soccer team will face off against Conference A-4 rivals Great Neck North in the annual “Think Pink” breast cancer awareness game on Friday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Denton Avenue’s Tully Park.
The Mustangs are currently in first place in the conference with a record of 6-0. Junior captain Nicole Forte is leading the way for the Mustangs with 10 goals and six assists. Senior Nina Ribeiro has five goals and sophomore Caitie Cunningham has four goals so far on the season.
Senior captain, Julianne Falotico is their strongest defender stepping up in tough games this year. Sophomore goalie, Samantha Venus also has 26 saves for the season.
All proceeds from fundraising efforts will be donated to the Susan G. Koman for the cure as well as the Adelphi University breast cancer hotline. The team will also be walking together at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Jones Beach on Oct. 21.