Mustangs and Gauchos draw before sellout crowd of 11,075
[CAL POLY-UC SANTA BARBARA: Men] Cal Poly and No. 17 UC Santa Barbara played to a 1-1 tie Friday in their Big West game played in front of a sellout crowd of
11,075 at Cal Poly's Spanos Stadium. The result halted the Gauchos' seven-game winning streak.
Cal Poly needed only eight minutes to get on the board when a corner kick from
midfielder George Malki found Justin Dhillon at the back post, and the LA Galaxy academy product's shot got past Josh McNeely for the 1-0 lead.
But McNeely had a big game with four saves -- twice denying Mackenzie Pridham, the
leading goalscorer in the Big West, from close range with diving stops, and Ari Lassiter, son of former MLS star Roy
Lassiter, on a breakaway -- and a late first-half strike from French forward Achille Campion resulted in a 1-1 draw for the Gauchos.
6-0-1 in conference play, Tim Vom Steeg's team needs just one point from its remaining three games to clinch the North Division title, which comes with a bye in
the first round of the conference tournament and home-field advantage for at least the semifinal match.
No comments yet.
|Recent College Soccer Reporter Women's Week 3: Four games to follow this weekend Sept. 4, 8:20 a.m. |
Last year, Virginia knocked off the defending champion UCLA in the quarterfinals of the NCA Tournament, ... Candidates for 2015 Senior CLASS Award named Sept. 4, 6:13 a.m.
Sixty men's and women's soccer players were selected as candidates for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award ... Video Pick: Gameock Torda hits a golazo Sept. 2, 6:47 p.m.
South Carolina senior Jeffrey Torda's winning goal in the Gamecocks' 4-2 victory over Georgia Southern made ... Brown's Pincince plans to retire after 39 years Sept. 2, 6:35 p.m.
Phil Pincince, the NCAA's longest-standing women's soccer coach, has announced that he will retire as Brown's ... Men's Week 2: Five games to follow this weekend Sept. 2, 6:30 p.m.
A bicoastal matchup of national powerhouses, Maryland-UCLA, and one of the great in-state rivalry matches, Clemson-South ... Monday: BYU makes it three in a row, all shutouts Sept. 1, 6:42 p.m.
No. 8 BYU made it three wins in three games, all by shutouts, as it beat ... POTW: Diniz, Wyatt takes NSCAA honors Sept. 1, 6:23 p.m.
Stetson senior midfielder Lucas Diniz and DePaul senior forward Elise Wyatt were named the NSCAA College ... Monday: Morris gets first goal, Cardinal beats Cardinals Sept. 1, 6:09 p.m.
Jordan Morris, who was not called up for the U.S. senior national team or under-23 team ... Soccer America Men's Top 25 Sept. 1, 5:38 p.m.
UCLA and Virginia, last year's Men's College Cup finalists, remained 1-2 in the weekly Soccer America ... Soccer America Women's Top 25 Sept. 1, 5:34 p.m.
Virginia is the new No. 1 in the weekly Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. Preseason ... >> College Soccer Reporter Archives