Micah’s magic touch

STAR KEEPER HAS SIGHTS ON LOS AN­GE­LES

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - SPORT - Jil­lian Mc­kee

ST MARYS goal­keeper Tea­gan Micah had a stand­out game in the Western Syd­ney Wan­der­ers’ fi­nal match of the sea­son on the week­end.

The Wan­der­ers W-League side saved the best for last with a win over Perth Glory in the fi­nal game of the sea­son at Po­pon­detta Park in Mt Druitt.

The Wan­der­ers se­cured sev­enth place on the lad­der with a 2-0 win over Perth. The home side dom­i­nated most of the first half, with Erica Hal­loway tak­ing mul­ti­ple shots at goal but un­able to con­vert.

Perth coun­ter­at­tacked but were no match for Micah, who de­nied their best ef­forts time and time again.

The Wan­der­ers clinched the win in the last four min- utes of the match, with Hol­loway and Han­nah Beard scor­ing im­pres­sive goals.

Micah, 18, was cred­ited as hav­ing one of her best games of the sea­son.

“We had a good chance and so did Perth – we gave it to them and it was re­ally good to get the win,” the teenager said.

“We had a tough run home. We had a few tough games to­wards the end but we did bet­ter than last year”.

Micah said she hoped to be back at the Wan­der­ers next year but was also look­ing at head­ing to play over­seas.

“I am look­ing at go­ing to Los An­ge­les to play on a schol­ar­ship at UCLA; I want to study phys­io­ther­apy there as well,” she said.

Pic­ture: SCOTT BAR­BOUR/GETTY IM­AGES

Western Syd­ney Wan­der­ers goal­keeper Tea­gan Micah puts her body on the line against Mel­bourne City ear­lier in the sea­son.

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