Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Mustangs shock Gauchos with late rally before 13,467
October 21st, 2012 12:48AM
Subscribe to College Soccer Reporter

TAGS:  college men


[UC SANTA BARBARA-CAL POLY] Cal Poly scored on a goal by George Malki with just over a minute left in regulation to tie the game and Mackenzie Pridham scored the golden goal in the 96th minute to propel Cal Poly to a 2-1 win over No. 23 UC Santa Barbara for its first win at Harder Stadium since 1998. The game drew a season-high crowd of 13,467 fans.

Friday's crowd ranks seventh all-time among NCAA regular-season crowds and fourth for a campus venue. Matches between UCSB and Cal Poly now account for 10 of the top 25 highest attended regular-season games.

The Gauchos took the lead in the 75th minute on Nic Ryan's eighth goal of the season, but with the clock winding down, UCSB goalkeeper Austin Mansker came off his line to try to punch the ball out of the box, but instead ran into Pridham The loose ball was quickly collected by Malki, who shot it into the wide open Gaucho goal to tie the game.

On the winning goal, Chris Gaschen played a backheel to Pridham, who fired a shot to the far side of the Gaucho net for his ninth of the year and fifth game-winner.

The loss dropped UCSB to 9-3-3 overall and 3-3-1 in Big West games, leaving the Gauchos in last place in the North Division. The Mustangs now hold a season mark of 9-5-1 and a 4-2-1 league record.

Oct. 19 in Santa Barbara, Calif.
UC Santa Barbara 1 Cal Poly 2. Goals: Ryan (Boateng) 75; Malki (Pridham) 89, Pridham (Gaschen) 96.
UC Santa Barbara -- Mansker, McGlynn, Welsh, Brockway, Baiden, David, Ryan, Madueno, Backus, Acoff, Boateng. Subs: Castillo, Glodack, Miller.
Cal Poly -- Hamilton, Colvey, Drechsler, Wakasa, Malki, Minter, Moore, Hocker, Duran, Pridham, Estes. Subs: Gaschen, Bernardi, Palacios, Medrano, Collins, LaGrassa.
Att.: 13,467.
Email: Send releases to Soccer America
Friend Soccer America
Follow Soccer America Twitter
Sign up College Soccer Reporter

1 comment
  1. James Stroud
    commented on: October 21, 2012 at 11:52 a.m.
    Excellent game for Friday night viewing. Both goalkeepers had excellent outings. Congrats Poly!

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent College Soccer Reporter
College Men: SLU takes command in Atlantic-10    
Saint Louis struggled in non-conference play, going 1-4-3, but the Billikens have been perfect since the ...
College Women: Colorado regroups for dramatic win at Cal    
Colorado stayed in the race for the Pac-12 title with a dramatic overtime win over Cal ...
Video Pick: Portland State senior goes out with golazo    
On Senior Day, Portland State senior Breanne Chilton-Eddy celebrated when she unleashed a golden goal from ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
West Virginia remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings. South Carolina, ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
There was no change in the top three in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings ...
College Men: Stanford improves to 5-0-0 in Pac-12    
Stanford scored three times in less than 15 minutes in the second half to beat UCLA, ...
College Women: 'World-class' free kick gives Irish big win    
Notre Dame beat North Carolina for the first time ever in South Bend when a goal ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
There was no change in the top five in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
Unbeaten Maryland remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings, while North Carolina ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
West Virginia regained the top spot in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings after ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives