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October 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Visits UC Santa Barbara Saturday in 2014 Blue-Green Opener Topping CollegeSoccerNews.com's list of the 14 Greatest Rivalries in College Soccer and the best attended series in the history of the collegiate game, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens the 2014 Blue-Green series at UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 25.
October 22, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Fall into Second Place with 1-0 Loss to UC Davis Junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton chalked up four saves to increase his conference-leading total to 74, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program lost its grip on first place in the Big West North Division standings Wednesday evening with a 1-0 defeat to UC Davis inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Big West North-Leading Cal Poly Hosts UC Davis, Visits UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to retain its position atop the Big West Conference North Division standings when hosting UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. before visiting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara for a Fox PRIME TICKET-televised matchup on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
October 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Minter, Dhillon Strike to Take Cal Poly Past Sacramento State, 3-1 Minter and sophomore winger Justin Dhillon each produced a match-leading four shot attempts for Cal Poly, which hosts UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Big West North Division Play Saturday at Sacramento State Unbeaten in 10 of its last 12 matches, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens Big West Conference North Division action when visiting Sacramento State on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m.
October 13, 2014 | Men's Soccer Minter Earns First Big West Offensive Player of the Week Honor After scoring all three of the Cal Poly men's soccer team's goals over two matches last week, Mustang junior winger Chase Minter was named Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
October 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Minter Scores Twice, but Cal Poly Men's Soccer Falls in 90th Minute Junior winger Chase Minter recorded his second two-goal game of 2014, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program – after overturning a two-goal deficit in the second half – surrendered a Cal State Fullerton goal 52 seconds from full time and fell at Titan Stadium on Saturday evening, 3-2.
October 9, 2014 | Men's Soccer Late Minter Goal Hands Cal Poly 1-0 Triumph at UC Riverside Junior Chase Minter found the game-winning goal in the 82nd minute as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program stayed unbeaten in Big West Conference play with a 1-0 triumph Thursday evening at UC Riverside.
October 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Look to Climb Big West Table at UC Riverside, Cal State Fullerton Unbeaten in nine of its last 10 matches, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program hits the road for the first time in Big West Conference play and closes action against South Division opposition when visiting UC Riverside on Thursday, Oct. 9 (8 p.m.) and Cal State Fullerton on Saturday, Oct. 11 (7 p.m.).
October 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer Alkebulan Brace Helps Send Cal Poly Past CSUN, 2-1 Freshman forward Kaba Alkebulan notched his first career two-goal game – including scoring the overtime game-winner in the 92nd minute – as the Cal Poly men's soccer program vanquished CSUN on Sunday afternoon inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-1.
October 2, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Forces 1-1 Home Draw versus No. 3 UC Irvine Junior forward Matt LaGrassa scored his team-leading fifth goal to provide the Cal Poly men’s soccer team an early lead against No. 3 UC Irvine, but the Mustangs – facing the highest ranked opponent to ever visit Alex G. Spanos Stadium – conceded a 76th-minute strike and settled for a 1-1 draw on Thursday evening.
October 1, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Big West Action versus No. 3 UC Irvine, CSUN The Cal Poly men's soccer program opens its 14th season of Big West Conference action and welcomes the highest ranked team to ever visit Alex G. Spanos Stadium when hosting No. 3 UC Irvine on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Cal Poly closes its Big West opening week and a five-match home stand against CSUN on Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3 p.m.
September 26, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Settles for Scoreless Draw with Drake Junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton chalked up three saves to post his Big West-leading fourth shutout of the season, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program – despite outshooting Drake on Friday evening – settled for a scoreless draw at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 24, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Makes Final Big West Preparations Friday versus Drake The Big West Conference’s leading offensive program, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team continues a five-match home stand and wraps the non-conference portion of its regular season schedule when hosting Drake on Friday, Sept. 26 at 8 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly’s Unbeaten Run Comes to Close versus Pacific Junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa scored his team-leading fourth goal in the fourth minute Sunday afternoon, but Pacific equalized 10 minutes prior to halftime before notching the game-winning goal in the 79th as the Cal Poly men's soccer program saw its six-match unbeaten run come to a close with a 2-1 loss to the Tigers at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 19, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Edge San Francisco 2-1 to Stay Unbeaten in Six Straight Freshman midfielder Joseph Bolous scored his second career goal in the 12th minute and junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa added his second of 2014 in the 70th as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team survived a late goal from San Francisco to record a 2-1 triumph on Friday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 17, 2014 | Men's Soccer Unbeaten in Five, Cal Poly Men's Soccer Opens Five-Match Home Stand Unbeaten in five matches, undefeated at home this season and once again one of the nation’s highest scoring programs, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens a five-match stretch inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium when welcoming San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. and Pacific on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m.
September 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Hamilton Earns NSCAA National Player of the Week Praise After posting successive shutouts in a 2-0 win against Grand Canyon (Sept. 11) and a scoreless draw at top-ranked UCLA (Sept. 14), Cal Poly men's soccer junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton was named Tuesday as the Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week honoree.
September 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Hamilton Named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week After posting successive shutouts in a 2-0 win against Grand Canyon (Sept. 11) and a scoreless draw at top-ranked UCLA (Sept. 14), Cal Poly men's soccer junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton was recognized Monday as the Big West Conference's Defensive Player of the Week honoree.
September 14, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Forces Scoreless Draw at Top-Ranked UCLA The Cal Poly men's soccer program outshot No. 1 UCLA on Sunday evening and placed more attempts on target and junior goalkeeper Wade Hamilton recorded three saves to chalk up a third successive shutout as the Mustangs produced a scoreless draw against the Bruins in a nationally-televised, Pac-12 Network matchup from Drake Stadium.
September 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Tops Grand Canyon 2-0 for Fourth Straight Victory Junior midfielder Matt LaGrassa set a victorious tone with a 24th-minute goal as the Cal Poly men's soccer team pushed its winning streak to four successive matches with a 2-0 triumph against Grand Canyon on Thursday evening inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 10, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Looks to Extend Win Streak versus Grand Canyon, at No. 1 UCLA One of the nation’s highest scoring programs, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team (3-1-0) looks to extend a three-match winning streak when hosting first-time opponent Grand Canyon (1-1-0) on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. The Mustangs close the week when visiting top-ranked UCLA (3-1-0) on Sunday, Sept. 14 in a 5:30 p.m., nationally-televised, Pac-12 Network matchup.
September 7, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Top UMass 1-0 for Third Straight Triumph A 39th-minute penalty from sophomore forward John Chronopoulos stood as the difference on Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly men's soccer program chalked up its third successive victory with a 1-0 dispatching of Massachusetts at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer First-Half Trio of Goals Carries Cal Poly to 4-1 Win in Home Opener Cal Poly came into the weekend leading the Big West Conference in scoring. Now, six different players have accounted for a 10-goal output through three matches.
September 2, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Home Slate versus Northern Illinois, Massachusetts Once again one of the nation’s highest scoring programs, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team (1-1-0) opens its 11-match home schedule at Alex G. Spanos Stadium when hosting Northern Illinois (1-0-1) on Friday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. and Massachusetts (0-1-0) on Sunday, Sept. 7 at 12 noon.
August 31, 2014 | Men's Soccer Minter Brace, Palacios Goal Send Cal Poly Past North Carolina State Junior winger Chase Minter recorded his first career two-goal game and senior midfielder Steve Palacios scored his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program earned its first victory of 2014 with a 3-1 triumph versus North Carolina State at Dail Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon.
August 29, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Concede in Second Half, Drop 4-3 Season Opener at Davidson Juniors Matt LaGrassa and Chase Minter notched their initial goals of the 2014 season and freshman forward Kaba Alkebulan scored his first collegiate goal, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program allowed four second-half scores to Davidson in a span of 18 minutes and fell 4-3 in the season-opening match for both programs on Friday afternoon.
August 26, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Open 2014 Season on Friday at Davidson Solidified by the return of eight starters and 11 letterwinners from a 2013 squad that scored a program-record 43 goals, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens its 21st Division I season when visiting first-time opponents Davidson on Friday, Aug. 29 (2:30 p.m. PT) and North Carolina State on Sunday, Aug. 31 (2 p.m. PT).
August 23, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Draws No. 7 California 1-1 in Exhibition Tuneup Sophomore winger Justin Dhillon placed the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in front of No. 7 California with a 27th-minute goal, but the Mustangs settled for a 1-1 draw in their lone exhibition tuneup after conceding a 56th-minute strike to the Golden Bears inside Edwards Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
August 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Picked Third in Big West North, Mustangs Visit Cal for Saturday Tuneup With its 2014 regular season opening match eight days away, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program – selected to finish third in the Big West Conference North Division standings following the Thursday release of the preseason coaches poll – contests its first and only competitive tuneup when visiting No. 7 California for a Saturday, Aug. 24 exhibition at 3 p.m.
August 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men's Soccer Intrasquad Wrapup - Phil Ruskin Cal Poly men's soccer interim head coach Phil Ruskin talks about the squad's annual intrasquad matchup, held on Aug. 16 at Spanos Stadium.
August 15, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer, Meet the Team Day, Green and Gold Match Set for Saturday Culminating in the program’s annual intrasquad Green versus Gold match, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team will host its second annual Meet the Team Day event and youth skills clinic for fans on Saturday, Aug. 16.
August 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Men’s Soccer Match Added to Fox Prime Lineup For the sixth time in seven years, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s Blue-Green rivalry showdown versus UC Santa Barbara will be televised live following the Tuesday announcement from the Big West Conference office that the Saturday, Oct. 25 matchup between the two squads at Harder Stadium will be carried on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
August 12, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Opens Training Camp on Wednesday Under the direction of interim head coach Phil Ruskin and highlighted by eight returning starters from a 2013 squad that scored a program-record 43 goals, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its preseason training camp and begins preparations for the upcoming year on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m.
August 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Head Coach Paul Holocher Resigns Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher, who directed the Mustangs to a 72-60-25 record during eight previous seasons, has resigned his position to pursue a new role as Director of Development with Maui United Soccer Club, it was announced by Director of Athletics Don Oberhelman on Monday.
July 18, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Meet the Team Day Set for Saturday, Aug. 16 Culminating in the program’s annual intrasquad Green versus Gold match, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team will host its second annual Meet the Team Day event and youth skills clinic for fans on Saturday, Aug. 16 at the university’s Upper Sports Complex.
July 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Unveils 2014 Schedule Highlighted by five matches against programs that reached last season’s NCAA Tournament – including a Sept. 14 nationally-televised rematch at UCLA – the Cal Poly men’s soccer team dropped its 19-match 2014 regular season schedule on Friday afternoon.
June 4, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Solidifies Staff for 2014 Season Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher cemented the program’s managerial and support staff for the 2014 season with the recent announcement that Luis Trejo has joined the team as goalkeeper trainer while Brian Cronin begins duties as the program’s director of operations.
April 11, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Cap Spring Season versus Stanford (April 12), UCLA (April 19) The Cal Poly men’s soccer program will finalize its 2014 spring exhibition schedule when welcoming Stanford to Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Saturday, April 12 and UCLA on Saturday, April 19. Both matches kick off at 7 p.m.
April 8, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Adds Forward Adam Olsen for 2014 Season With six senior attacking players having departed from last year’s lineup, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program strengthened its play up top recently with the announcement from eighth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department that forward Adam Olsen has signed a National Letter of Intent in anticipation of joining the program for the 2014 season.
February 27, 2014 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Opens Spring Schedule on Saturday Highlighted by a pair of matches against Premier Development League clubs and the return of nationally-ranked UCLA and Stanford to Alex G. Spanos Stadium, the Cal Poly men's soccer program gets its seven-match spring slate underway on Saturday, March 1 with a 3 p.m. doubleheader at the Upper Turf Fields.
February 5, 2014 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Signs Eight Standouts to National Letters of Intent The Cal Poly men’s soccer team strengthened its future squads and solidified its defense and goalkeeping on Wednesday with the joint announcement from eighth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department that the program has signed eight players to National Letters of Intent with the expectation of joining the program for the 2014 season.
January 21, 2014 | Men's Soccer Pridham Taken in Fourth Round by Vancouver in 2014 MLS SuperDraft The most decorated competitor in the history of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, forward Mackenzie Pridham became the second Mustang to be selected in the 2014 Major League Soccer SuperDraft after being taken by Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Thursday morning with the first pick of the fourth round.
January 16, 2014 | Men's Soccer George Malki Selected No. 37 by Montreal in 2014 MLS SuperDraft Former Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder George Malki made program history on Thursday afternoon by becoming the highest Mustang selected in the Major League Soccer SuperDraft. Malki, a four-year starter at Cal Poly, was taken by Montreal Impact with pick No. 37 in the second round.
January 16, 2014 | General News 25 Cal Poly Student-Athletes Earn Big West All-Academic Honors A total of 25 student-athletes representing five Cal Poly sports programs were named to the 2013 Big West Conference Fall All-Academic Team on Thursday afternoon.
December 23, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Spot on TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season The most decorated and honored competitor in Cal Poly men's soccer program history, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham earned his sixth postseason accolade on Monday with a second team selection to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season
December 18, 2013 | General News Cal Poly Soccer Featured on Fox Sports Prime Ticket Show Both Cal Poly soccer programs were featured as part of the latest episode of "Big West Now," a half-hour show focusing on stories from across the conference, which debuted on Fox Sports Prime Ticket on Dec. 19.
December 17, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Named to CollegeSoccerNews.com All-America Team Having capped his Cal Poly men’s soccer career as the reigning two-time Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year honoree, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham picked up another postseason accolade Tuesday with selection to the CollegeSoccerNews.com All-America third team.
December 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Senior CLASS Award All-America Second-Team Praise Cal Poly men’s soccer senior forward Mackenzie Pridham capped an honor-filled week and historic 2013 season on Friday morning with the announcement that the Mustang program’s all-time leading goal scorer earned Senior CLASS Award All-America second team praise.
December 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Invited to 2014 Major League Soccer Combine One day after earning a spot on the NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team, Cal Poly men’s soccer senior forward Mackenzie Pridham became the first Mustang in two years to be extended an invitation to the Major League Soccer Player Combine.
December 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Rewarded with Spot on All-Far West Region First Team One of the top attacking talents in Cal Poly men’s soccer history, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham made further program history on Tuesday morning with the announcement of his selection to the 2013 NSCAA All-Far West Region First Tea
November 12, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Earns Historic Second Big West Player of the Year Honor The top goal-scoring talent in the history of the Cal Poly men's soccer program, senior forward Mackenzie Pridham made further history on Monday afternoon by earning a second successive Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year honor.
November 12, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Eliminated from Big West Tournament at Cal State Northridge Despite a 16-15 advantage in shots, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team fell to No. 25 Cal State Northridge in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament, 4-1, at Matador Soccer Field on Tuesday night.
November 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Big West Tournament at Cal State Northridge Tuesday The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s road to third NCAA Tournament appearance at the Division I level begins at No. 20 Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, Nov. 12 as the Mustangs and Matadors clash in the opening round of the 2013 Big West Conference Tournament.
November 9, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Blanked at No. 12 UC Santa Barbara in Regular Season Finale UC Santa Barbara senior forward Goffin Boyoko notched the eventual game-winning goal in the 61st minute and sophomore forward Charlie Miller finalized the scoreline with an 86th-minute strike as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program closed its 2013 regular season schedule with a 2-0 defeat at No. 12 and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday evening inside Harder Stadium.
November 8, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Closes Regular Season at UC Santa Barbara on Fox Sports West Big West Conference Tournament seeding will be on the line Saturday, Nov. 9 when the Cal Poly men’s soccer program closes the regular season with an 8 p.m. regionally-televised matchup at No. 12 and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara. Action from Harder Stadium will be televised live on Fox Sports West.
November 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Sets New Scoring Record, but Cal Poly Falls at UC Davis, 2-1 Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham scored his 27th career goal Tuesday afternoon to establish a new Cal Poly men’s soccer career goal-scoring record, but the Mustangs conceded twice against UC Davis in the final five minutes and suffered a 2-1 loss at Aggie Soccer Field.
November 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Big West Tournament Seeding on Line as Cal Poly Wraps Regular Season The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to lock down second place in the Big West North Division standings and secure a opening-round home match for the Nov. 12-17 conference tournament when closing the regular season at UC Davis on Wednesday, Nov. 6 (2 p.m.) and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara in a regionally-televised Fox Sports West matchup on Saturday, Nov. 9 (8 p.m.).
November 2, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Make History in 4-2 Triumph against Sacramento State Senior forward Mackenize Pridham equaled the Cal Poly men’s soccer program career goal-scoring record on Saturday night and the Mustangs broke the program’s single season goal record as hosts closed their 2013 regular season home schedule with a 4-2 victory against Sacramento State.
November 2, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Connor Drechsler Senior defender Connor Drechsler checks in Nov. 2 with the final edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
November 1, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Hosts Sacramento State Saturday Evening in Home Finale The Cal Poly men’s soccer program closes the home portion of its 2013 regular season schedule at Alex G. Spanos Stadium when hosting Sacramento State on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.
October 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Men's Soccer Time Lapse at Spanos Stadium A time-lapse look at the sellout crowd figure for the Cal Poly men's soccer program's Oct. 25, 2013 Blue-Green rivalry matchup versus UC Santa Barbara at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. The 11,075-fan attendance figure matched the 10th-largest crowd in NCAA regular season history. Video courtesy of Emmett Ross (Jury_Rigged Productions).
October 25, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Blue-Green Matchup Ends in 1-1 Stalemate Freshman winger Justin Dhillon’s ninth-minute goal provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program the early lead in Friday evening’s Blue-Green rivalry matchup versus No. 21 UC Santa Barbara inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium, but the Gauchos equalized seconds before the halftime whistle and the match ended in a 1-1 double-overtime draw in front of the 10th-largest regular season crowd figure in NCAA history.
October 25, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Blue-Green Rivalry Highlights Highlights from the Cal Poly men's soccer team's 1-1 home draw against No. 21 UC Santa Barbara (Oct. 25, 2013).
October 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Men’s Soccer Showdown Officially a Sellout For the third time in as many years and fourth time since 2008, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s home matchup against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara – scheduled for Friday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. – will be sold out.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Mackenzie Pridham Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham checks in Oct. 25 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
October 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer, UC Santa Barbara Ready to Clash Friday Evening The highest-attended series in the history of the collegiate game, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens the 2013 Blue-Green rivalry series against No. 21 UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Oct. 25.
October 22, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer, UC Davis Battle to 1-1 Draw Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham moved to within one goal of the Cal Poly career scoring record with an 86th-minute equalizer, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program was forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with UC Davis on Tuesday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Set for Home Clashes against UC Davis and UC Santa Barbara The Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its final regular season home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium when welcoming UC Davis on Tuesday, Oct. 22 and UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Oct. 25 for the opening leg of the 2013 Blue-Green rivalry series.
October 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: George Malki Senior midfielder George Malki checks in Oct. 21 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
October 19, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Double Delivers Cal Poly 2-1 Win at Sacramento State Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham pushed his season goal total to 11 for the second successive season as his second-half brace helped allow the Cal Poly men’s soccer team a 2-1 triumph against Sacramento State on Saturday afternoon at Hornet Field.
October 18, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Named as One of 10 Finalists for Senior CLASS Award One of the nation’s top attacking talents, Cal Poly men’s soccer senior forward Mackenzie Pridham was recognized for his off-the-field achievements on Wednesday morning in being named as one of 10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award.
October 18, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens Big West North Division Play Saturday at Sacramento State The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to stem a three-match slide when opening Big West Conference North Division action at Sacramento State on Saturday, Oct. 19. Kickoff time at Hornet Field is set for 4 p.m. for Cal Poly (8-6-0, 1-3-0), which enters Saturday’s match ranked first among 198 Division I programs in goals (33).
October 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Falls at Fourth-Ranked Cal State Northridge, 3-1 Sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program an early lead at No. 4 Cal State Northridge on Sunday evening, but the Matadors scored three times without reply to send the Mustangs to a 3-1 defeat.
October 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Early Goals in First and Second Halves Send Cal Poly to 2-0 Defeat UC Irvine junior forward Cameron Iwasa scored six minutes into action and junior midfielder Mitchell Alvarez scored five minutes after the restart as UC Irvine dealt the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a 2-0 loss at Anteater Stadium on Friday evening.
October 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Unveils December Camp and 4v4 Tournament Dates The Cal Poly men’s soccer team recently unveiled the dates, times and locations for both its Holiday Individual Development and Junior Mustang Soccer Camps, as well as the program’s Holiday 4v4 Invitational.
October 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs visit UC Irvine Friday and No. 4 Cal State Northridge Sunday The top-scoring program in Division I with 32 goals through 12 games, Cal Poly hits the road for the first time in Big West play when visiting UC Irvine on Friday, Oct. 11 and No. 4 Cal State Northridge on Sunday, Oct. 13.
October 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Early Penalty Sends Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team to 1-0 Defeat An 11th-minute penalty from Cal State Fullerton senior defender Jaime Cano stood as the difference on Sunday as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team – despite placing seven shots on goal – failed to find the back of the Titan net and dropped a 1-0 decision at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Mike Hocker Senior midfielder Mike Hocker checks in Oct. 5 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men's soccer player profile series.
October 4, 2013 | Men's Soccer Freshmen Lead as Cal Poly Dominates UC Riverside in Big West Opener Winger Ari Lassiter scored twice in a 14-minute span during the second half and fellow freshman Justin Dhillon added his first collegiate goal and two assists as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opened Big West Conference action on Friday evening with a 5-1 triumph against UC Riverside inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 3, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Kody Wakasa Sophomore defender Kody Wakasa (Hillsborough, Calif.) checks in Oct. 4 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
October 2, 2013 | Men's Soccer Nation’s Leading Scorers, Cal Poly Opens Big West Slate on Friday Night Winners of five of the last six matches and the nation’s top scoring program, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens its 13th season of Big West Conference competition when hosting UC Riverside at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday, Oct. 4 (8 p.m.) and Cal State Fullerton on Sunday, Oct. 6 (3 p.m.).
September 30, 2013 | Men's Soccer Hat Trick Earns Pridham Big West Player of the Week Praise After recording just the eighth hat trick in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history to fuel a 5-1 triumph at Air Force on Sept. 27, Cal Poly men’s soccer senior forward Mackenzie Pridham earned his first career Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor on Monday afternoon.
September 29, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Sees Winning Streak Halted at Denver Two second-half goals from Denver cancelled out a 29th-minute effort from freshman forward John Chronopoulos as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s five-match winning streak was stopped Sunday evening with a 2-1 loss at Denver.
September 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Hat Trick Fuels No. 23 Cal Poly’s 5-1 Triumph at Air Force Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham registered the eighth hat trick in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history on Friday evening as the 23rd-ranked Mustangs matched a school record with their fifth successive victory, a 5-1 romp past Air Force inside Cadet Soccer Stadium.
September 26, 2013 | Men's Soccer No. 23 Cal Poly Concludes Big West Preparations at Air Force, Denver The No. 23 Cal Poly men’s soccer program concludes preparations for its 10-match Big West Conference schedule when visiting Air Force on Friday, Sept. 27 and Denver on Sunday, Sept. 29.
September 23, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Ranked for First Time in Four Years while Drechsler Earns Praise The Cal Poly men’s soccer program earned its first national ranking in four years on Monday morning with the Mustangs checking in at No. 23 in the Sept. 23 edition of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 25 poll while, individually, senior defender Connor Drechsler was named to the CollegeSoccerNews.com National Team Of The Week.
September 22, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Come from Behind to Trump Yale in Overtime, 3-2 Capped by senior forward Mackenzie Pridham’s 99th-minute game-winning goal, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program scored three times without reply on Sunday afternoon to complete a 3-2 overtime victory against Yale at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Chase Minter Sophomore winger Chase Minter (Heath, Texas) checks in Sept. 21 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 20, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Matt LaGrassa Sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa (Elk Grove, Calif.) checks in Sept. 20 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 20, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Win Third Successive in Sliding Past San Francisco, 2-0 Goals either side of halftime from senior forward Chris Bernardi and senior defender Connor Drechsler provided the difference on Friday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its winning streak to three successive matches with a 2-0 triumph against San Francisco at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 19, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Wrap Five-Match Home Stand versus San Francisco, Yale The Cal Poly men’s soccer program concludes a five-match home stand when hosting San Francisco on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. and first-time opponent Yale on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.
September 17, 2013 | Men's Soccer LaGrassa Named to TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week After scoring three times during a two-match stretch – including recording his first career multi-goal game – Cal Poly men’s soccer sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa because the first Mustang in five years to earn a spot on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week following Tuesday morning’s release.
September 15, 2013 | Men's Soccer LaGrassa, Lassiter Net Braces to Power Cal Poly Past San Jose State, 6-1 Two goals inside the opening 10 minutes from sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa helped set a victorious tone and freshman winger Ari Lassiter added his first two collegiate strikes as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program recorded its highest goal tally in 13 years in a 6-1 defeat of San Jose State on Sunday afternoon at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 14, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Ruben Duran Sophomore midfielder Ruben Duran (Las Vegas, Nev.) checks in Sept. 14 with the latest edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Late Goals Send Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team Past Penn, 3-2 Senior defender Connor Drechsler followed sophomore forward Matt LaGrassa’s 82nd-minute equalizer with an 88th minute headed goal – his first in four collegiate seasons – as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team rallied for a 3-2 come-from-behind triumph against Penn on Friday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 12, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Kip Colvey Sophomore outside back Kip Colvey (Picton, New Zealand) checks in Sept. 12 with the second edition from the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 11, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Continues Five-Match Home Stand against Penn, San Jose State The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s third five-match home stand in as many seasons continues as the Mustangs welcome first-time foe Penn on Friday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. and San Jose State on Sunday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m.
September 9, 2013 | Men's Soccer Hamilton Earns Big West Defensive Player of the Week Honors Following a standout four-day period in which he helped the Cal Poly men’s soccer program to one of the most notable victories in program history and posted a combined 0.46 goals against average and a .900 save percentage, sophomore goalkeeper Wade Hamilton was named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
September 8, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Falls in Overtime to Gonzaga, 1-0 Cal Poly men’s soccer sophomore goalkeeper Wade Hamilton chalked up a season-high six saves on Sunday afternoon, but a 107th-minute strike from Gonzaga junior midfielder Lars Ludwigs accounted for the difference at Alex G. Spanos Stadium as the Bulldogs departed with a 1-0 victory against the Mustangs.
September 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Player Profile: Wade Hamilton Sophomore goalkeeper Wade Hamilton checks in Sept. 6 with the first edition of the 2013 Cal Poly men’s soccer player profile series.
September 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Makes History in 3-0 Win at No. 6 UCLA First-half goals from sophomore winger Chase Minter and senior forward Mackenzie Pridham provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a commanding early lead and senior forward Chris Bernardi rounded off victory with a late strike as the Mustangs defeated their highest ranked opponent in program history with a 3-0 triumph at No. 6 UCLA.
September 4, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs at No. 6 UCLA Thursday, Face Gonzaga in Sunday Home Opener The Cal Poly men’s soccer program faces its second top-10 opponent during a five-day span when visiting No. 6 UCLA on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m. Cal Poly then opens a five-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium versus Gonzaga on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m.
September 1, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Drops 3-0 Decision at No. 6 Creighton The Cal Poly men’s soccer program held sixth-ranked Creighton without a shot on target for the opening 35 minutes of Sunday’s matchup, but the Bluejays – a 2012 College Cup semifinalist – eventually scored three times without reply at Morrison Stadium to slide past the Mustangs, 3-0.
August 30, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Team Rolls Past Drake in Season Opener Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham registered the third two-goal game of his career, senior midfielder Mike Hocker notched the game-winning strike with his first goal in four years and freshman forward John Chronopoulos scored his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men's soccer team opened its 20th season of Division I action by sliding past Drake at Cownie Soccer Complex on Friday evening, 4-2.
August 29, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Ari Lassiter Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen series with winger Ari Lassiter.
August 28, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Eric Kam Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen series with goalkeeper Eric Kam.
August 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Brett Foreman Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen series with midfielder Brett Foreman.
August 27, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Opens 20th Division I Season at Drake, No. 6 Creighton Fortified by the return of three All-Big West Conference selections and eight starters from a 2012 squad that matched program records for overall (11) and conference victories (six), the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens a three-game road trip and its 20th year of Division I action when visiting Drake on Friday, Aug. 30 (5 p.m. PT) and No. 6 Creighton (11 a.m.) on Sunday, Sept. 1.
August 26, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Justin Dhillon Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen series with forward Justin Dhillon.
August 25, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Joseph Bolous Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen with right back Joseph Bolous.
August 24, 2013 | Men's Soccer Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen - Kaba Alkebulan Meet the Cal Poly Men's Soccer Freshmen with forward Kaba Alkebulan.
August 23, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly’s Nov. 9 Showdown at UC Santa Barbara Set for Fox Sports West For the fifth time in six years, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s Blue-Green rivalry matchup versus UC Santa Barbara will be broadcast live following the Friday announcement that the Saturday, Nov. 9 showdown between the two squads at Harder Stadium will be carried on Fox Sports West. Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
August 22, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Picked Third in Big West North; Pridham Earns Preseason Praise The Cal Poly men’s soccer program, which returns eight starters from last year’s squad that matched program records for overall (11) and conference victories (six) and reached the Big West Tournament semifinals for the fourth time in five years, was selected to finish third in the North Division standings follow the Thursday morning release of the preseason coaches poll.
August 21, 2013 | Men's Soccer Pridham Selected as Candidate for 2013 Senior CLASS Award One day after being selected to the Hermann Trophy Watch List for most outstanding player in Division I soccer, Cal Poly senior forward Mackenzie Pridham was named on Wednesday morning as one of 30 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award, an annual honor which recognizes excelled performance in the areas of community, classroom, character and competition.
August 20, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mackenzie Pridham Named to Hermann Trophy Watch List After producing one of the most notable offensive seasons in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history last year, Mustang senior forward Mackenzie Pridham was named to the 34-member Hermann Trophy Watch List on Tuesday morning.
August 13, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Opens Preseason Training Camp Wednesday Morning Highlighted by the return of three All-Big West Conference selections and eight starters from last year’s squad and the welcoming of TopDrawerSoccer.com’s 34th-ranked recruiting class, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its preseason training camp and kickstarts preparations for the 2013 season on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.
August 12, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Hosts Meet the Team Day on Aug. 24 In preparation for its Aug. 30 season-opening match at Drake, the Mustang men’s soccer program will host its first Meet the Team Day event for supporters on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Cal Poly’s Upper Sports Complex.
August 7, 2013 | Men's Soccer Scott Williams Joins Men’s Soccer Staff in Assistant Capacity Eighth-year Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher rounded off his managerial staff for the 2013 season on Wednesday morning with the announcement that former Westmont College standout Scott Williams has joined the Mustang program in a volunteer assistant capacity.
August 5, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Welcomes Nation’s No. 34 Incoming Class to Camp The Mustang men’s soccer program will take the field with one of the nation’s top incoming classes for the second successive season following the recent announcement that Cal Poly’s six-player freshman squad was ranked No. 34 among CollegeSoccerNews.com’s Top 40 Recruiting Classes for 2013.
August 1, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Summer Training Series: Connor Drechsler, Sporting KC In part two of a two-part series featuring Cal Poly players that trained with Major League Soccer clubs this summer, Mustang senior defender Connor Drechsler reflects on his session with Sporting KC, in addition to Premier Developmental League club Ventura County Fusion.
July 31, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Summer Training Series: Mackenzie Pridham, Toronto FC In part one of a two-part series featuring Cal Poly players that trained with Major League Soccer clubs this summer, Mustang senior forward Mackenzie Pridham reflects on his six-week session with Toronto FC.
July 26, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Hosts Meet the Team Day on Aug. 24 In preparation for its Aug. 30 season-opening match at Drake, the Mustang men’s soccer program will host its first Meet the Team Day event for supporters on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Cal Poly’s Upper Sports Complex.
July 25, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Pass it On with 2013 Youth Soccer Coaching Series With focus directed toward developing tactical and technical awareness and player development, the six-part Cal Poly Youth Soccer Coaching Series – organized and directed by eighth-year men’s head coach Paul Holocher and his staff – returns to the central coast beginning on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9-11 a.m. at Paloma Creek Park in Atascadero.
June 14, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Wants You for the Green Army in 2013 Supporters of the Cal Poly men’s soccer squad can continue to fuel the program’s success on and off the Alex G. Spanos Stadium turf by joining or renewing membership with the Green Army for the 2013 campaign.
June 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Announces 2013 Schedule Spotlighted by four matches at programs that reached last season's NCAA Tournament – including a Sept. 1 clash at 2012 College Cup semifinalist Creighton – the Cal Poly men's soccer program pulled the curtain back on its 20-match 2013 regular season schedule on Monday morning.
April 18, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Caps Spring Slate Saturday versus Stanford The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to close its five-match spring exhibition schedule with an undefeated mark when hosting Stanford inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Saturday, April 20. Match time is scheduled for 7 p.m. with gates set to open at 6 p.m.
April 10, 2013 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Program Announces 2013 Summer Camp Dates The Cal Poly men's soccer program recently unveiled the dates, times and locations for its four upcoming youth camps and clinics and annual 7 On 7 Tournament.
March 26, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Announces 2013 Spring Match Schedule Including exhibition contests against Stanford and Professional Developmental League club Ventura County Fusion, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program recently unveiled its three-day, five-match spring schedule.
February 14, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Solidifies Managerial Staff for 2013 Season Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher strengthened the program’s managerial lineup for the 2013 season with the recent announcement that Brian Reed has been promoted to associate head coach while Phil Ruskin has joined the team as a first-year assistant coach.
February 6, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Signs Seven to National Letters of Intent The Cal Poly men’s soccer team solidified its future and strengthened all positional areas of its roster on Wednesday following the joint announcement from seventh-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department that the program has signed seven players to National Letters of Intent with the expectation of joining the squad for the 2013 season.
January 28, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Winter ID Camp Just a Kick Away Scheduled for Feb. 16-17, the Cal Poly men's soccer program recently unveiled the times, locations and structure for its Winter Individual Development Camp.
January 14, 2013 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Offseason Journal Series: Part III, the Netherlands During the 2012-13 offseason, Cal Poly men's soccer players and coaches will provide insight into the program both on and off the field. In the third installment of the series, seventh-year Mustang head coach Paul Holocher continues detailing his December trip to Europe, ending with his time learning about player development in the Netherlands.
December 24, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Offseason Journal Series: Part II, Valencia During the 2012-13 offseason, Cal Poly men’s soccer players and coaches will provide insight into the program both on and off the field. In the second installment of the series, seventh-year Mustang head coach Paul Holocher continues detailing his recent trip to Spain. After visiting FC Barcelona on the first part of his trip, Holocher headed south to Valencia CF to check out the club’s youth academy, administrative structure and stadium, as well as the city of Valencia itself.
December 19, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Offseason Journal Series: Part I, Barcelona During the 2012-13 offseason, Cal Poly men’s soccer players and coaches will provide insight into the program both on and off the field. In the first installment, seventh-year Mustang head coach Paul Holocher details his recent trip to Barcelona, offering thoughts and insight into the inner-workings of famed professional club, FC Barcelona.
November 7, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Falls in Big West Tournament Semifinals Freshman goalkeeper Wade Hamilton chalked up nine saves, but Cal State Northridge scored twice during the final half hour to eliminate the Cal Poly men’s soccer team from the Big West Conference Tournament in Wednesday evening’s semifinal matchup at Matador Soccer Field, 2-0.
November 6, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Set for 2012 Big West Tournament The Cal Poly men’s soccer program makes its return to the Big West Conference Tournament when visiting Cal State Northridge in a semifinal matchup at Matador Soccer Field on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. A triumph against the Matadors (13-6-0) will advance Cal Poly (11-6-1) to the Big West Tournament championship match for the first time in program history.
November 5, 2012 | Men's Soccer Gaschen, Hamilton Sweep Big West Player of the Week Honors With back-to-back standout performances during two must-win games for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, senior midfielder Chris Gaschen and freshman goalkeeper Wade Hamilton earned, respectively, Big West Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week praise on Monday afternoon.
November 5, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham’s Historic Honor Leads Cal Poly’s All-Big West Selections Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham became the first Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year selection in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history on Monday afternoon, headlining a list of six Mustangs who earned all-conference praise.
November 3, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Edge UC Santa Barbara, 1-0; advance to Big West Tournament Junior midfielder George Malki’s 77th-minute strike was all the Cal Poly soccer program needed to reach the Big West Conference Tournament, as the junior’s fourth goal of 2012 helped the Mustangs to a 1-0 victory on Saturday evening against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
November 2, 2012 | Men's Soccer Win and In: Big West Tournament Spot on Line Saturday versus UCSB With a 1-0 victory at UC Davis on Wednesday, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s route to Big West Conference Tournament qualification became crystal clear: defeat Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Nov. 3 and qualification is certain. Kickoff at Alex G. Spanos Stadium is set for 7 p.m.
October 31, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham Strike Keeps Cal Poly Men’s Soccer in Big West Tournament Hunt The best offensive season by a Cal Poly men’s soccer player in 16 years only got better on Wednesday afternoon as junior forward Mackenzie Pridham’s team-leading 11th goal of the 2012 season helped lift the Mustangs to 1-0 triumph against UC Davis at Aggie Soccer Field.
October 30, 2012 | Men's Soccer All to Play For: Mustang Men’s Soccer Hunts Big West Tournament Spot The Cal Poly men’s soccer program remains one of three teams scrapping for two Big West Conference Tournament spots as the Mustangs complete their 2012 regular season schedule when visiting UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m. and hosting Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium (doors will open at 5:30 p.m.).
October 27, 2012 | Men's Soccer Late Goal Sends Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team to 3-2 Defeat Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham became the first Cal Poly men’s soccer player in nine years to reach the 10-goal plateau in a single season on Saturday evening, but Sacramento State junior midfielder Gabe Silveira struck three minutes from time at Alex G. Spanos Stadium to hand the Hornets a 3-2 victory.
October 26, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Hosts Sacramento State as Big West Tournament Race Tightens A four-match unbeaten run has placed the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in prime position for a Big West Conference Tournament slot as the Mustangs complete the 2012 regular season with three games during an eight-day span. First up for Cal Poly (9-5-1, 4-2-1) is a showdown against Sacramento State (7-6-2, 4-2-1) on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 22, 2012 | Men's Soccer Record Performance Earns Hamilton Multiple Honors After chalking up a career-high 11 saves during the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s historic 2-1 overtime victory at No. 16 UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 19 and recording an aggregate .938 save percentage and 0.48 goals against average during a two-game span, Mustang freshman goalkeeper Wade Hamilton earned Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week praise on Monday, in addition to receiving a spot on the College Soccer News National Team of the Week.
October 19, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Makes History in 2-1 Victory at UC Santa Barbara Junior midfielder George Malki scored with 66 seconds remaining in regulation and junior forward Mackenzie Pridham found the game-winning goal six minutes into overtime as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team produced its first victory at UC Santa Barbara in 14 years and 15 attempts by coming from behind to top the Gauchos at Harder Stadium on Friday, 2-1.
October 18, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Raises Funds for Cancer Awareness The Cal Poly men’s soccer squad enjoyed a successful evening both on and off the Alex G. Spanos Stadium pitch during its 1-0 victory against UC Davis on Oct. 16 as the program raised $196.83 for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation during the inaugural Pink Out match.
October 17, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Set to Clash Friday on Fox Soccer Channel The best-attended rivalry series in the history of collegiate soccer gets underway on Friday, Oct. 19 as Cal Poly visits No. 16 UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium at 8 p.m. in a nationally-televised matchup on Fox Soccer Channel.
October 16, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Surge in Big West Standings with 1-0 Victory against UC Davis Junior midfielder Nolan Moore’s first goal of the season in the 26th minute stood as the match-winning strike and freshman goalkeeper Wade Hamilton kept the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in contention with four saves on Tuesday evening as the Mustangs edged UC Davis at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 1-0.
October 15, 2012 | Men's Soccer As Big West Race Tightens, Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Hosts UC Davis Tuesday On the heels of Friday’s 1-1 draw at Sacramento State, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium to welcome UC Davis on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in a pivotal matchup for both programs.
October 12, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham Helps Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team Draw Sacramento State, 1-1 Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham scored his team-leading eighth goal of the 2012 season in the 67th minute, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program – despite outshooting Sacramento State, 19-6, and holding the Hornets to just four attempts on goal in 110 minutes – settled for a 1-1 draw at Hornet Field on Friday afternoon.
October 11, 2012 | Men's Soccer Big West Championship Chase Continues versus North Division Leaders With two-thirds of the regular season schedule complete, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens play against Big West Conference North Division opposition when visiting Sacramento State on Friday, Oct. 12 at 4 p.m. and hosting UC Davis on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.
October 7, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham, Duran Push Mustang Men’s Soccer Team to 3-2 Overtime Triumph Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham found the back of the UC Irvine net twice – including notching the game-winning strike in the 92nd minute – and freshman midfielder Ruben Duran (right) scored his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team edged the Anteaters in overtime on Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 3-2.
October 5, 2012 | Men's Soccer Early Goal Sends Mustang Men’s Soccer Team to 1-0 Defeat Cal State Northridge sophomore forward Sagi Lev-Ari scored 21 seconds after the opening whistle on Friday evening and the Cal Poly men’s soccer program failed to find an equalizing goal against the Matadors, dropping a 1-0 decision at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 5, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Back Home to Host Cal State Northridge, UC Irvine The Cal Poly men's soccer program returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium and completes regular season action against Big West Conference South Division opposition when hosting Cal State Northridge on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. and UC Irvine on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.
September 30, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Falls in Overtime at No. 24 UC Riverside Cal Poly men's soccer midfielders George Malki and Matt LaGrassa each found the back of the UC Riverside net on Sunday afternoon, but the 24th-ranked Highlanders twice erased one-goal deficits and, keyed by a 91st-minute strike from sophomore forward Otis Earle, defeated the Mustangs at UCR Soccer Stadium, 3-2.
September 28, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham Brace Lifts Cal Poly Men’s Soccer to Victory in Big West Opener Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham notched goals during the 26th and 76th minutes on Friday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opened Big West Conference action with a victory for the sixth straight season by topping Cal State Fullerton inside Titan Stadium, 2-0.
September 26, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Open Big West Slate at Cal State Fullerton, No. 24 UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its 12th season of Big West Conference competition and hits the road for the first time in three weeks when visiting Cal State Fullerton on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and No. 24 UC Riverside on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. Winners of five of their previous six matches, the Mustangs (5-3-0) have allowed just two goals during the previous 334 minutes.
September 23, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Drops 1-0 Decision versus No. 12 UCLA The Cal Poly men’s soccer program forced UCLA sophomore goalkeeper Earl Edwards into four saves Sunday afternoon, but a 46th-minute strike from Bruins senior midfielder Fernando Monge sent the Mustangs to a 1-0 defeat at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and snapped the host’s five-match winning streak.
September 21, 2012 | Men's Soccer Second-Half Surge Sends Streaking Mustangs to Historic Victory Junior forwards Ian Clark and Chris Bernardi delivered second-half strikes for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program on Friday evening as the Mustangs matched a program record with their fifth successive victory by rallying past Harvard at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-1.
September 18, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Pit Winning Ways against Harvard, No. 12 UCLA The Cal Poly men’s soccer program wraps a five-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and hosts the 2012 Nike Central Coast Challenge when welcoming Harvard on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. and No. 12 UCLA on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.
September 16, 2012 | Men's Soccer Pridham Goal, Hamilton Penalty Save Send Mustangs Past Army Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham notched his team-leading third goal during the 80th minute and freshman goalkeeper Wade Hamilton turned away Army senior midfielder Michael Kim’s 88th-minute penalty attempt as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team produced a 1-0 victory against the Black Knights on Sunday afternoon at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 14, 2012 | Men's Soccer Bernardi Double Helps Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Team Past Temple, 4-1 Junior forward Chris Bernardi scored twice and midfielders Chris Gaschen and George Malki each found the back of the Temple net as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its winning streak to three matches with a 4-1 triumph against the Owls inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 13, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Home Stand Continues versus Temple and Army The Cal Poly men’s soccer program continues its five-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and looks to compile its first three-game winning streak in five seasons when hosting Temple on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. and Army on Sept. 16 at 1 p.m.
September 10, 2012 | Men's Soccer Hauser Gloves Big West Defensive Player of the Week Praise After chalking up three saves – including two during a three-minute span late in the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s 1-0, home-opening victory against Valparaiso on Sept. 9 – sophomore goalkeeper Chase Hauser earned Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week praise on Monday morning.
September 9, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Edges Valparaiso in 2012 Home Opener Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham’s 33rd-minute strike stood as the difference on Sunday afternoon at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and sophomore goalkeeper Chase Hauser registered two saves in the final 10 minutes to preserve victory as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team slid past Valparaiso in its 2012 home opener, 1-0.
September 8, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Open Five-Match Home Stand Sunday versus Valparaiso The Cal Poly men’s soccer program returns to the central coast to open a five-match home stand, kicking off its 2012 schedule at Alex G. Spanos Stadium with a 2 p.m. matchup versus Valparaiso on Sunday, Sept. 9.
September 2, 2012 | Men's Soccer Furious Start Sends Mustang Men’s Soccer Past San Jose State Junior forward Mackenzie Pridham and senior midfielder Chris Gaschen each scored inside the opening three minutes of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s Sunday afternoon matchup at San Jose State and junior forward Ian Clark found the back of the Spartan net early in the second half as the Mustangs earned their first victory of the 2012 season with a 3-1 triumph inside Spartan Stadium.
August 29, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Wraps Road Trip Sunday at San Jose State The Cal Poly men’s soccer program hunts its first victory of the 2012 season and wraps a three-match road trip when visiting San Jose State on Sunday, Sept. 2. Kickoff at Spartan Stadium is slated for 1 p.m.
August 26, 2012 | Men's Soccer Washington Slides Past Mustang Men’s Soccer Team, 2-0 A 33rd-minute strike from Washington junior defender Taylor Peay coupled with a 64th-minute penalty from senior midfielder Dylan Tucker-Gangnes sent the Cal Poly men’s soccer program to a 2-0 defeat on Sunday evening at Husky Soccer Field.
August 24, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs on Downside of 1-0 Decision in Season Opener The Cal Poly men’s soccer program limited Seattle to just three shots on target during Friday evening’s season-opening matchup at Championship Field, but Redhawks junior forward Miguel Gonzalez struck the game’s only goal during the 39th minute to deliver the hosts a 1-0 victory.
August 24, 2012 | Men's Soccer Battles in Seattle Headline Mustang Men's Soccer Opening Week Backed by five returning starters and 13 returning letterwinners from the greatest defensive season in program history and solidified by the nation’s 12th-ranked incoming freshmen class (CollegeSoccerNews.com), the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its 19th season of Division I action and a three-match road trip when visiting Seattle on Friday, Aug. 24 and Washington on Sunday, Aug. 26.
August 18, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Hits High Notes in Exhibition Finale Senior Chris Gaschen, junior George Malki and freshman Matt LaGrassa all found the back of the Santa Clara net for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program on Saturday evening at Buck Shaw Stadium as the Mustangs finished their two-match exhibition stretch with a 3-1 victory against the Broncos.
August 17, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Continue to Prep for 2012 Season Saturday at Santa Clara With the 2012 regular season opening match a week away, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program continues preparations for the upcoming campaign when visiting Santa Clara for a 7 p.m. exhibition on Saturday, Aug. 18 inside Buck Shaw Stadium.
August 11, 2012 | Men's Soccer Gaschen Lifts Cal Poly to 1-1 Exhibition Draw versus San Francisco Forward Chris Gaschen opened his senior season by burying a 30-yard free kick into the top left corner of the San Francisco goal on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program rallied to produce a 1-1 double-overtime exhibition draw at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 10, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Hits Airwaves Saturday Evening The Cal Poly men’s soccer squad’s 12-match audio broadcast schedule gets underway on Saturday, Aug. 11 as Dave Grant returns to the microphone to provide play-by-play detail of the program’s 7 p.m. exhibition against San Francisco inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 9, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Selected Third in Big West North on Eve of Saturday Exhibition The Cal Poly men’s soccer team, which features the No. 12 incoming freshman class among CollegeSoccerNews.com’s 2012 Top 30 Recruiting Classes and returns 13 letterwinners from a 2011 squad that enjoyed the greatest defensive season in program history, was selected to finish third in the Big West Conference Northern Division standings follow the Thursday release of the preseason coaches poll.
August 7, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Welcomes Nationally-Ranked Freshman Class The Cal Poly men’s soccer team will feature one of the nation’s more notable freshman classes when it opens its 2012 preseason camp on Wednesday morning as the program’s incoming 10-player squad was recently ranked No. 12 nationally among CollegeSoccerNews.com’s 2012 Top 30 Recruiting Classes.
August 6, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Opens Fall Camp on Wednesday Meshing five returning starters with one of the nation’s top incoming freshman classes, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program begins preparations for the 2012 season on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m.
July 24, 2012 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Match at UC Santa Barbara Set for Fox Soccer Channel The Mustang men’s soccer program’s Blue-Green Rivalry series against UC Santa Barbara will play out in front of a national television audience for the fourth time during the previous five seasons following a recent announcement that Fox Soccer Channel will carry Cal Poly’s Oct. 19 showdown versus the Gauchos at Harder Stadium.
July 6, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Adds Kris Hall to Staff Sixth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Cal Poly Athletics Department recently announced that Kris Hall has joined the Mustang men’s soccer program as a volunteer assistant and goalkeepers trainer.
June 21, 2012 | Men's Soccer Men’s Soccer Green Army Back in Action for 2012 Campaign Supporters of the Cal Poly men’s soccer squad can continue to fuel the program’s success on and off the Alex G. Spanos Stadium turf by joining the Green Army ahead of the program’s 2012 campaign.
June 20, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Announces Competitive 2012 Schedule Headlined by four matches against programs that qualified for the 2011 NCAA Tournament – including a Sept. 23 home showdown against College Cup participant and four-time national champion UCLA – the Cal Poly Athletics Department and seventh-year men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher dropped the curtain Wednesday morning on the program’s 18-match 2012 regular season schedule.
June 14, 2012 | Men's Soccer Follow Mustang Men’s Soccer via Twitter @CPMensSoccer Supporters of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program now have another avenue in which to follow the Mustangs with the recent launch of the team’s official Twitter account. Mustang fans can receive all of Cal Poly’s updates and progress @CPMensSoccer.
May 18, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Again Among National Attendance Leaders The Mustang men’s soccer program finished among the top-10 Division I attendance leaders for the fifth-straight year following the final statistical announcement from the NCAA that Cal Poly closed the 2011 season ranked No. 8 after averaging 2,139 supporters per 11 autumn dates at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
March 21, 2012 | Men's Soccer Former Mustang Burgos Inks Deal with Toronto FC For the second time during a two-week span a former Mustang men’s soccer player has signed with a Major League Soccer club following a Wednesday morning announcement that midfielder Junior Burgos has joined Toronto FC. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
March 16, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Announces Spring and Camp Schedules The Cal Poly men’s soccer program recently unveiled the dates, times and locations for both its 2012 spring match schedule and upcoming slate of summer camp sessions.
March 15, 2012 | Men's Soccer Former Mustang Goalkeeper McLain Signs with Chivas USA Former Cal Poly men’s soccer goalkeeper and three-time All-Big West Conference second team selection Patrick McLain recently inked a free agent contract with Chivas USA of Major League Soccer. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
February 27, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Program Adds Bernardo Silva to Staff Sixth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Cal Poly Athletics Department recently announced that Bernardo Silva has joined the Mustang men’s soccer program in a volunteer capacity with special emphasis in the areas of technical and physical development.
February 11, 2012 | Men's Soccer San Jose Tops Colorado in 2012 MLS Central Coast Showcase San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski notched the match-winning goal in the Major League Soccer Central Coast Showcase for second successive year as the Earthquakes topped Colorado Rapids during the 2012 event on Friday evening at Cal Poly’s Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-1.
February 10, 2012 | Men's Soccer Major League Soccer Central Coast Showcase Returns Friday Evening Major League Soccer friendly action returns to Cal Poly’s Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday, Feb. 10 at 6 p.m. with San Jose Earthquakes squaring off against Colorado Rapids in the 2012 MLS Central Coast Showcase.
February 4, 2012 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Signs Eight Players to National Letters of Intent The Cal Poly men’s soccer team strengthened all areas of its roster on Friday following the joint announcement by sixth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department that the program has inked eight players to National Letters of Intent with the expectation of joining the squad for the 2012 campaign.
February 3, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Seven-A-Side Tournament Set for May 5-6 The Cal Poly men’s soccer team recently announced that registration is now open for the program’s annual Seven-A-Side Tournament, scheduled for May 5-6 at the Cal Poly Sports Complex.
January 17, 2012 | Men's Soccer Feighner Selected by Seattle in Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft Wes Feighner became the second Cal Poly men’s soccer player in as many years to be drafted professionally as the former Mustang left back was selected during the fourth round of Tuesday’s Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft by Seattle Sounders FC.
January 16, 2012 | Men's Soccer 2012 Major League Soccer Central Coast Showcase Set for Feb. 10 The Cal Poly Athletics Department will host a Major League Soccer exhibition match for the second-successive year following Thursday’s announcement that the San Jose Earthquakes and Colorado Rapids will meet inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium in the 2012 MLS Central Coast Showcase. Kickoff time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
January 11, 2012 | Men's Soccer Sigler Awaits Thursday’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft Former Cal Poly men’s soccer center back and four-time All-Big West Conference selection Patrick Sigler will gain a glimpse of his professional future when the 2012 Major League Soccer SuperDraft gets underway on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 9 a.m. PT.
January 4, 2012 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Winter ID Camp a Kick Away Structured for aspiring players ages 14-18 and scheduled for Feb. 11-12, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program announced recently that spots still remain for the program’s annual Winter Individual Development Camp.
December 8, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Earns Big West Sportsmanship Award The least-penalized Big West program this past fall, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team recently earned the conference’s Sportsmanship Award for the 2011 season. The honor, bestowed in each of the Big West’s 16 sports, is voted upon by fellow student-athletes.
December 7, 2011 | Men's Soccer Patrick Sigler Selected for 2012 adidas Major League Soccer Combine A four-time All-Big West Conference selection and the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s career leader with 78 starts, center back Patrick Sigler was selected on Wednesday afternoon to participate in the 2012 adidas Major League Soccer Combine from Jan. 6-10 at Central Broward Regional Park in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
December 2, 2011 | Men's Soccer Spots Still Remain for Men's Soccer Holiday Individual Development Camp Open to players ages 14-18, the Mustang men's soccer program is still accepting reservations for its annual Holiday Individual Development Camp.
November 14, 2011 | Men's Soccer Sigler’s Historic Honor Headlines Mustang All-Big West Selections Senior center back Patrick Sigler capped his Cal Poly men’s soccer career by becoming just the second four-time All-Big West selection in program history as a total of six Mustangs earned conference honors when end-of-season accolades were bestowed on Monday afternoon.
November 8, 2011 | Men's Soccer Feighner Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 Team A seven-time selection to the dean’s list at Cal Poly, senior Wes Feighner added another academic accolade to his trophy case recently as the left back was one of 11 players named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District 8 team.
November 4, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Caps 2011 Campaign with 2-0 Loss at No. 17 UC Santa Barbara Senior goalkeeper Patrick McLain registered a season-high eight saves, but on Fox Soccer Channel and in front of 13,822 fans – the fifth-largest regular season attendance figure in NCAA history – the Cal Poly men’s soccer program finished its 2011 season with a 2-0 loss at No. 17 UC Santa Barbara on Friday evening at Harder Stadium.
November 3, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Caps Year on National Television at UC Santa Barbara Despite being eliminated from contention for the 2011 Big West Conference Tournament, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program still has the opportunity to enjoy an historic evening against No. 16 UC Santa Barbara as the Mustangs complete their 2011 schedule with a 7 p.m. Blue-Green Rivalry matchup against the Gauchos on Friday, Nov. 4. The match will be televised live nationally on Fox Soccer Channel. Supporters who can’t make the trip can listen to the match at GoPoly.com, beginning with the pregame show at 6:50 p.m.
November 1, 2011 | Men's Soccer Big West Tournament in Crosshairs for Mustang Men's Soccer Team The Cal Poly men’s soccer program controls its postseason fate as the Mustangs wrap the 2011 regular season schedule by hosting No. 9 UC Irvine on Tuesday, Nov. 1 inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium ahead of Friday’s nationally-televised Fox Soccer Channel showdown at No. 23 UC Santa Barbara. Both matches kick off at 7 p.m. The Mustangs (6-7-3, 3-4-1) enter play in sixth place in the Big West standings on 10 points, but can reignite their conference tournament dreams with favorable results against Big West-leading UC Irvine (13-5-1, 5-3-1) and fourth-place UC Santa Barbara (11-5-1, 4-4-0). The top-four programs in the conference standings qualify for the Nov. 9 (semifinal) and Nov. 12 (championship) Big West Tournament, a competition the Mustangs have never missed in three previous renditions.
November 1, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Drop Home Finale against No. 14 UC Irvine, 1-0 UC Irvine senior midfielder Miguel Ibarra’s 56th-minute strike stood as the difference on Tuesday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program completed its home slate at Alex G. Spanos Stadium with a 1-0 defeat against the 14th-ranked Anteaters.
October 29, 2011 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Chases Big West Tournament Spot at Cal State Northridge Two of the Cal Poly men's soccer team's three remaining regular season matches occur against programs the Mustangs are in competition with for a spot in the 2011 Big West Conference Tournament. For fifth-place Cal Poly (6-7-2, 3-4-0), that stretch begins with a 7 p.m. showdown at fourth-place Cal State Northridge (7-7-2, 3-3-1) on Saturday, Oct. 29. The top-four programs in the Big West standings qualify for the Nov. 9 (semifinal) and 12 (championship) conference tournament. Cal Poly has qualified for all three previous Big West Tournaments.
October 29, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Battles Cal State Northridge to Scoreless Draw Senior goalkeeper Patrick McLain registered a match-high four saves on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team stayed in the Big West Conference Tournament picture by producing a scoreless draw versus Cal State Northridge at Matador Soccer Field.
October 22, 2011 | Men's Soccer Late UC Davis Goals Send Cal Poly Men's Soccer to 2-1 Defeat Cal Poly men’s soccer senior Kyle Montgomery notched his team-leading third goal of 2011 during the 66th minute on Saturday afternoon, but the Mustangs conceded twice against Big West Conference-leading UC Davis during the final seven-and-a-half minutes to drop a 2-1 decision at Aggie Soccer Field.
October 19, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Trumped at Cal State Fullerton, 1-0 Cal State Fullerton junior forward Jameson Campbell’s seventh-minute goal stood as the difference on Wednesday evening as the Titans slid past the Cal Poly men’s soccer program at Titan Stadium, 1-0.
October 19, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men's Soccer Hits the Road in Pursuit of Big West Lead The Cal Poly men’s soccer program finds itself deadlocked in a three-way knot for second place in the Big West Conference standings for the second-successive week as the Mustangs visit Cal State Fullerton on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and UC Davis on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 3 p.m. The Mustangs (6-5-2, 3-2-0), playing away from Alex G. Spanos Stadium for the first time in 21 days, are locked in the second-place struggle with UC Davis (5-6-2, 3-2-0) and Cal State Northridge (6-6-1, 3-2-0). All three programs trail a seventh-ranked UC Irvine (12-3-0, 4-1-0) team that hosts UC Davis on Wednesday. Cal State Fullerton (6-4-3, 0-3-1), meanwhile, sits bottom of the Big West table on one point.
October 14, 2011 | Men's Soccer Sigler Penalty Gives Cal Poly 90th-Minute Win versus UC Santa Barbara In front of 11,075 spectators – a total matching the seventh-largest regular season crowd figure in NCAA history – Cal Poly men’s soccer senior center back Patrick Sigler buried a 90th-minute penalty to hand the Mustangs a 2-1 come-from-behind triumph against rival UC Santa Barbara on Friday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 13, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Showdown Hits GoPoly.com Airwaves Topping CollegeSoccerNews.com’s chart of the 14 Greatest Rivalries in College Soccer, the Cal Poly and No. 13 UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer programs will renew the Blue-Green Rivalry on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Dave Grant, making his GoPoly.com debut, will provide play-by-play commentary beginning with the pre-match show at 6:55 p.m.
October 11, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal State Northridge, UC Santa Barbara Set for Spanos Stadium Visit Opening the week deadlocked in a three-way knot for second place in the Big West Conference standings, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program completes a four-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium versus Cal State Northridge on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and UC Santa Barbara on Friday, Oct. 14. Both matches begin at 7 p.m. Cal Poly (5-4-2) and Cal State Northridge (5-5-1) enter play with identical conference records (2-1-0) and point totals (six) while defending conference tournament champion UC Santa Barbara (8-3-1, 1-2-0) languishes in fifth place on three points.
October 11, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal State Northridge Tops Cal Poly, 2-0 A seventh-minute goal by Cal State Northridge sophomore midfielder Thomas Ramos stood as the match-winning strike on Wednesday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program dropped an eventual 2-0 decision against the Matadors at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 9, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Offense Explodes to Top UC Riverside, 5-0 Junior forward Chris Gaschen and freshman midfielder Nolan Moore each found the back of the opposition net for the first time in 2011 as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, enjoying five different goalscorers on Sunday afternoon, registered its largest margin of victory and goal output at Alex G. Spanos Stadium with a 5-0 whitewash of UC Riverside.
October 5, 2011 | Men's Soccer Late UC Davis Goal Sends Cal Poly to 1-0 Defeat Freshman forward Matt Wiesenfarth’s team-leading third goal six minutes from time provided UC Davis a 1-0 victory against the Cal Poly men’s soccer team on Wednesday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 5, 2011 | Men's Soccer Home Defense Opens versus UC Davis, UC Riverside The Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens a four-match Big West Conference home stand beginning with a Wednesday, Oct. 5 contest against UC Davis at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Action continues against UC Riverside on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. Idle for seven days following their 1-0 upset of No. 7 UC Irvine on Sept. 28, the Mustangs (4-3-2, 1-0-0) have won four-successive home decisions against UC Davis (3-5-2, 1-1-0) at Spanos Stadium and failed to concede a goal during their last three home matches against UC Riverside (6-3-1, 1-1-0).
October 3, 2011 | Men's Soccer Hauser Corrals Big West Player of the Week Honor After recording a career-high eight saves during his first collegiate start to help the Cal Poly men’s soccer team stun then-No. 7 UC Irvine, 1-0, on Sept. 28, Mustang freshman goalkeeper Chase Hauser was named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week early Monday afternoon.
September 28, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Open Big West Campaign at No. 7 UC Irvine The Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens its 11th season of Big West Conference competition at No. 7 UC Irvine on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Kickoff at Anteater Stadium is scheduled for 7 p.m. Cal Poly (3-3-2), which has finished among the top-three programs in the Big West standings during each of the previous four seasons, hasn’t defeated UC Irvine on the road since Nov. 3, 2004 (suffering five-successive defeats in the process). UC Irvine (8-1-0) is Cal Poly’s third ranked opponent during the previous five matches.
September 28, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Stun No. 7 UC Irvine in Big West Opener Senior center back Patrick Sigler’s 53rd-minute penalty stood as the difference on Wednesday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team – playing a man down for the final 33 minutes – defeated the highest-ranked opponent in program history by producing a 1-0 triumph against No. 7 UC Irvine at Anteater Stadium.
September 25, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Attack Falls Short in Defeat to Denver Junior forward Benny Estes notched his first goal as a Mustang on Sunday afternoon, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program conceded two goals to Denver inside the opening 24 minutes and dropped a 3-1 decision against the Pioneers at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 25, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Cap Big West Preparations versus Denver The Cal Poly men’s soccer program returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium to close the non-conference portion of its 2011 regular season schedule on Sunday, Sept. 25 against Denver. Match time is scheduled for 1 p.m. Unbeaten during 10 of their previous 11 contests at Spanos Stadium, the Mustangs (3-2-2) have allowed just four goals in 690 minutes this season and rank third among Division I programs with four shutouts. Including a 2-2 draw at then-No. 14 Notre Dame (Sept. 9), half of Denver’s initial six matches this season have come against nationally-ranked opposition. The Pioneers (1-3-2) face fellow Big West foe Cal State Fullerton on Friday before visiting the central coast.
September 18, 2011 | Men's Soccer Late Penalty Lifts No. 4 Akron Past Cal Poly, 1-0 Akron junior midfielder Scott Caldwell slotted an 83rd-minute penalty on Sunday afternoon to provide the fourth-ranked Zips a tight 1-0 victory against the Cal Poly men’s soccer program at FirstEnergy Stadium.
September 16, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Open Akron Tournament with 2-1 Defeat of Syracuse Senior forward Kyle Montgomery registered his first goal in nearly two years for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program with a 14th-minute strike and sophomore forward Mac Pridham notched his first collegiate goal during the 49th as the Mustangs opened play at the University of Akron Tournament on Friday afternoon with a 2-1 triumph against Syracuse at FirstEnergy Stadium.
September 16, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Pack Bags for University of Akron Tournament Following a season-opening five-match home stand, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team – solidified by one of the most constrictive defenses among Division I programs – contests its first road matches at the University of Akron Tournament. Cal Poly (2-1-2), which has allowed just two goals in 510 minutes this season and ranks second among Division I programs with four shutouts, opens tournament play against Syracuse (2-2-0) on Friday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. PT before facing defending national champion and No. 4 Akron (3-0-1) on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 3 p.m. Both matches take place at FirstEnergy Stadium, a venue where the Racers are unbeaten in an NCAA-record 40-straight matches.
September 12, 2011 | Men's Soccer McLain Earns National, Big West Defensive Praise After registering consecutive clean sheets during the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 1-0 victory versus Villanova (Sept. 9) and scoreless draw against No. 12 West Virginia (Sept. 11), Mustang senior goalkeeper Patrick McLain was named to TopDrawerSoccer.com’s College Team of the Week and as the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
September 11, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs, No. 12 West Virginia Finish in Scoreless Draw The Cal Poly men’s soccer team registered a season-high 20 shot attempts on Sunday afternoon, yielded just five and forced West Virginia junior goalkeeper Justin Holmes into nine saves, but the Mustangs were held to a scoreless draw by the 12th-ranked Mountaineers at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 9, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Welcome Villanova, No. 12 West Virginia The Cal Poly men’s soccer program completes a five-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and opens a three-match stretch against Big East Conference opposition when hosting Villanova on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. and No. 12 West Virginia on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. The Mustangs (1-1-1), who saw an eight-match home unbeaten run snapped with Sunday’s 2-1, double-overtime loss against Seattle, registered a 2-2-2 mark against ranked opponents last season. West Virginia (2-1-0), which reached the second round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament before falling against eventual national champion Akron, plays at sixth-ranked UC Santa Barbara on Friday evening. Villanova (2-0-1) rounds off its road trip at UC Santa Barbara on Sunday.
September 9, 2011 | Men's Soccer Collins Goal Sends Mustangs Past Villanova, 1-0 A 68th-minute strike from junior forward Dakota Collins accounted for the difference on Friday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program downed Villanova at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 1-0.
September 4, 2011 | Men's Soccer Late Seattle Goal Sends Cal Poly to 2-1 Defeat SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Seattle freshman forward Travis Heim scored seven seconds from full time on Sunday afternoon as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, contesting its second double-overtime match during a three-day span, suffered a 2-1 defeat at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 2, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly, New Mexico Finish in Scoreless Draw SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men’s soccer team matched a program record by holding an opponent to just three shot attempts for the second-straight match, but the Mustangs – despite producing 16 attempts of their own and threatening New Mexico’s net multiple times early in the second half – settled for a scoreless draw against the Lobos at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday evening.
August 27, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustang Homestand Continues versus New Mexico and Seattle SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men’s soccer program continues its five-match homestand versus New Mexico on Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. and Seattle on Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. The Mustangs (1-0-0), unbeaten in seven-successive matches at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, opened the 2011 campaign on Aug. 27 by sliding past UNLV, 1-0. Just once during the previous 11 seasons (2007) has Cal Poly begun a campaign with consecutive victories.
August 27, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Slide Past UNLV in Season Opener, 1-0 SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Sophomore forward Ian Clark’s first collegiate goal stood as the difference on Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, which held UNLV to just three shot attempts, opened the 2011 regular season and a five-match homestand with a 1-0 triumph at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
August 17, 2011 | Men's Soccer Feighner Named as Candidate for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Mustang senior left back Wes Feighner made athletics department history on Wednesday morning by becoming the first men’s soccer player and just the second Cal Poly athlete to be named as a candidate for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. Feighner, a three-year captain who has started 54 of 55 games during his career, is one of 30 finalists for the honor, which recognizes outstanding performances in the classroom, community and on the playing field.
August 17, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Selected to Finish Second in Big West Standings SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men’s soccer program, which returns seven regular starters from a 2010 side that finished 8-7-3 overall, was tabbed for a second-place finish in the Big West Conference standings this season following the Wednesday morning release of the preseason coaches poll. The Mustangs, who finished third in the Big West standings last year after registering a 5-3-2 mark (17 points), garnered 40 points and one of the seven available first-place votes.
August 13, 2011 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Held Scoreless by No. 7 California in Exhibition SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – California forwards John Fitzpatrick and Alec Sundly both scored either side of halftime and forward Michael Shaddock added a goal in the second half as the seventh-ranked Golden Bears downed the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in a Saturday evening exhibition at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 5-0.
August 10, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Opens 2011 Camp SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Highlighted by seven returning starters from a 2010 squad that finished 8-7-3 overall and posted a fourth-successive top-three showing in the Big West Conference standings with a 5-3-2 mark and a seven-player incoming freshman class ranked No. 27 among Division I programs by CollegeSoccerNews.com, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program will open preparations for the upcoming season on Thursday morning.
August 8, 2011 | Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Program Unveils 2011 Promotions Schedule SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – With the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s 2011 home opener just five days away, the Mustang Athletics Department announced the program’s season match promotions schedule on Monday afternoon. The slate of events at Alex G. Spanos Stadium runs the length of the regular season and includes all 13 home matches.
August 2, 2011 | Men's Soccer Nov. 4 Matchup at UC Santa Barbara Set for Fox Soccer Channel SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly men’s soccer program will play before a national television audience for the second successive season following the recent announcement by Fox Soccer Channel that the program’s Nov. 4 showdown versus UC Santa Barbara at Harder Stadium has been added to the NSCAA College Game of the Week lineup. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
July 27, 2011 | Men's Soccer Peterlin Stays in England; Agrees to One-Year Deal with Walsall SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Former Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder Anton Peterlin, the first Big West Conference player to appear in an English Football League match, resumed his professional career earlier this week after agreeing to a one-year contract with Walsall Football Club. Peterlin had previously served a three-week trial with Walsall, which competes in League One, the third tier of English soccer.
July 13, 2011 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Men's Soccer Announces Challenging 2011 Schedule SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Highlighted by five-successive home matches to open the regular season and a showdown at defending NCAA Tournament champion Akron, sixth-year men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department jointly released Cal Poly’s 2011 schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Mustangs, who contested the 15th-toughest schedule among Division I programs last season, will play six matches this fall against teams that qualified for last season’s NCAA Tournament.
December 23, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Receives 11 All-Big West Fall Academic Honors Eleven Mustang student-athletes representing five separate programs earned Big West Academic Fall All-Conference recognition when team results were announced late Thursday afternoon.
December 9, 2010 | Men's Soccer Burgos Selected to Participate in Major League Soccer Combine The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s second-leading scorer each of the previous two seasons and one of the Big West Conference’s top scoring threats, Mustang midfielder Junior Burgos was one of 54 collegiate seniors selected on Thursday to compete in the 2011 adidas Major League Soccer Player Combine.
December 8, 2010 | Men's Soccer Feighner Named to NSCAA All-Far West Region Second Team Following a junior campaign in which he started all 18 matches and assisted on three goals, Cal Poly men’s soccer junior left back Wes Feighner was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I All-Far West Region second team on Wednesday afternoon.
November 16, 2010 | Men's Soccer Four-Time Selection Zamora Paces Cal Poly’s All-Big West Picks Senior forward David Zamora capped his illustrious collegiate career by becoming the first four-time All-Big West selection in Cal Poly men’s soccer program history and six additional Mustangs earned conference honors when end-of-the-season accolades were bestowed on Tuesday afternoon.
November 15, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs not Selected for 2010 NCAA Tournament Despite posting a 3-3-1 record against programs that qualified for the 2010 NCAA Tournament, the Cal Poly men's soccer team was not selected for inclusion among the field's 48 teams when the bracket was unveiled on Monday afternoon.
November 13, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Await Monday’s NCAA Tournament Selection With credentials that include the nation's 15th-most difficult schedule, 11 matches against programs that were rated at some point in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com National Rankings and a fourth-successive showing within the top-three spots in the Big West Conference standings, the Cal Poly men's soccer program will find out if its 2010 resume has impressed the NCAA Tournament selection committee when the field of 48 teams is unveiled on Monday, Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m.
November 10, 2010 | Men's Soccer ESPN 1280 to Air Cal Poly’s Big West Tournament Semifinal Match Supporters of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program who can’t make the trip to UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium for tonight’s Big West Conference Tournament semifinal showdown between the third-seeded Mustangs and second-seeded Gauchos can listen live to the clash on ESPN 1280 in San Luis Obispo County and online at espnradio1280.com. Ryan Foran will provide play-by-play detail and Brad Pickett will offer color commentary of the best-attended series in the history collegiate soccer, beginning at 7 p.m.
November 10, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Eliminated from Big West Tournament in Overtime Sophomore forward Chris Bernardi provided the third-seeded Cal Poly men’s soccer team a first-half lead during Wednesday’s Big West Conference Tournament semifinal showdown at Harder Stadium, but a strike by UC Santa Barbara freshman forward David Opoku leveled the scoreline 18 minutes from time before a 98th-minute goal by sophomore midfielder Nic Ryan propelled the second-seeded Gauchos a 2-1 victory.
November 8, 2010 | Men's Soccer Zamora, McLain Earn Big West Player of the Week Praise Senior forward David Zamora scored in successive contests to match the Cal Poly men’s soccer program record for career goals and junior goalkeeper Patrick McLain recorded nine total saves during consecutive shutouts of Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 3) and Cal State Northridge (Nov. 6) as the duo earned, respectively, Big West Conference Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week praise on Monday afternoon.
November 6, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Grab No. 3 Seed for Big West Tournament with 2-0 Win Senior forward Junior Burgos converted a penalty shortly before halftime and senior forward David Zamora matched the Cal Poly men’s soccer program record for career goals with a 63rd-minute strike as the Mustangs completed regular-season play and cemented the No. 3 seed for the Big West Conference Tournament with a 2-0 triumph on Saturday evening versus Cal State Northridge at Matador Soccer Field.
November 3, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Book Spot in Big West Tournament with 1-0 Win Senior forward David Zamora completed the home portion of his collegiate career in fine fashion on Wednesday evening at Alex G. Spanos Stadium as his 48th-minute strike ensured the Cal Poly men’s soccer team a 1-0 victory against Cal State Fullerton and cemented the Mustangs a place in the Big West Conference Tournament.
October 30, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Drop 4-2 Decision at UC Davis Strikes by sophomore forward Chris Gaschen and senior forward David Zamora provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer team the lead shortly after halftime on Saturday afternoon, but UC Davis netted three unanswered goals during an 18-minute span in the second half to post a 4-2 victory against the Mustangs at Aggie Soccer Field.
October 27, 2010 | Men's Soccer Gaschen Golden Goal Gives Cal Poly Historic Win Senior midfielder Junior Burgos opened the scoring Wednesday evening, but sophomore midfielder Chris Gaschen’s 93rd-minute match-winning strike helped the Cal Poly men’s soccer program snap a seven-contest winless streak against UC Santa Barbara with a 2-1 victory at Alex G. Spanos Stadium in front of the 13th-largest regular season attendance figure in NCAA history.
October 24, 2010 | Men's Soccer Zamora, Burgos Spur Mustangs to 2-1 Triumph Senior forward David Zamora’s 10th-minute goal helped him become the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s all-time points leader while senior midfielder Junior Burgos’ first-half strike ensured a 2-1 victory for the Mustangs in a rain-soaked match on Sunday afternoon at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 16, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Splits Points with No. 8 UC Irvine Junior goalkeeper Patrick McLain recorded five saves, including a draw-preserving stop with 22 seconds remaining on Saturday evening, as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team finished in a scoreless tie against No. 8 UC Irvine at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
October 12, 2010 | Men's Soccer UC Santa Barbara Snatches 90th-Minute Decision from Cal Poly A 77th-minute goal by Cal Poly men’s soccer junior midfielder Cameron Walters leveled the scoreline late, but UC Santa Barbara junior midfielder Luis Silva secured a 2-1 victory for the hosts with a goal 53 seconds from time on Tuesday evening at Harder Stadium.
October 9, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Score Early, Fall Late versus No. 9 UC Irvine, 2-1 Junior midfielder Tim White’s team-leading third goal of the 2010 campaign provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a fifth-minute lead against No. 9 UC Irvine at Anteater Stadium on Saturday evening, but the hosts closed the first half with a strike from senior forward Amani Walker and the match with an 88th-minute game-winning effort from junior midfielder Bello Alhassan to secure a 2-1 triumph.
October 6, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal State Northridge Forces 2-2 Draw with Cal Poly Cal Poly men’s soccer junior midfielder Tim White scored shortly before halftime and senior forward David Zamora converted a penalty in the 67th minute on Wednesday evening, but a pair of goals off free kicks from Cal State Northridge junior midfielder Rafael Garcia during a four-minute span in the second half allowed the Matadors to draw the Mustangs at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-2.
October 4, 2010 | Men's Soccer Finkelstein Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week After assisting the Cal Poly men’s soccer program to consecutive victories, yielding just one goal in 181 minutes of action and registering his first shutout of the 2010 campaign, Mustang sophomore goalkeeper Brett Finkelstein was named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon.
October 2, 2010 | Men's Soccer Sigler Golden Goal Lifts Cal Poly to 1-0 Victory For the second-successive season the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opened Big West Conference play with a 1-0 overtime triumph as junior center back Patrick Sigler’s 92nd-minute strike lifted the Mustangs to victory against UC Riverside on Saturday evening at UCR Soccer Stadium.
September 29, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Complete Non-Conference Play with 2-1 Triumph Freshman forward Justin Hill tallied his first collegiate goal in the 34th minute and junior midfielder Jake Hustedt’s 62nd-minute penalty counted as the game-winning strike for the Cal Poly men’s soccer team on Wednesday evening as the Mustangs registered their first home victory of the 2010 campaign with a 2-1 triumph versus Cal State Bakersfield at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
September 23, 2010 | Men's Soccer Loyola Marymount Streaks Past Cal Poly, 4-1 Junior midfielder Jake Hustedt registered his first goal of the 2010 campaign on Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program saw an unbeaten run of eight-straight regular season games at Alex G. Spanos Stadium snapped with a 4-1 defeat versus Loyola Marymount.
September 17, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Draws No. 17 UCLA in Front of Record Crowd The Cal Poly men’s soccer team doubled No. 17 UCLA’s shot output on Friday evening, but in front of the 10th-largest regular season attendance figure in NCAA history, the Mustangs opened the home portion of their 2010 schedule with a scoreless draw against the Bruins.
September 12, 2010 | Men's Soccer Second-Half Barrage Sends Notre Dame Past Cal Poly Five separate Notre Dame players found the back of the Cal Poly net during a 23-minute span in the second half of Sunday’s Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament finale at Alumni Stadium as the host Fighting Irish strode to a 5-1 victory against the Mustangs.
September 10, 2010 | Men's Soccer Bernardi, Mustangs Upend No. 18 Indiana, 1-0 Forward Chris Bernardi’s first official goal as a member of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program came at the opportune moment as the sophomore’s 83rd-minute strike helped the Mustangs open the Notre Dame-hosted Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament with a 1-0 victory against six-time national champion and No. 18 Indiana on Friday afternoon at Alumni Stadium.
September 6, 2010 | Men's Soccer Burgos Reconvenes with El Salvador Men’s National Team On the eve of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 1-0 season-opening victory at Denver on Sept. 3, senior forward Junior Burgos was hundreds of miles away preparing for a separate endeavor: the El Salvador Men’s National Team’s friendlies against Honduras on Sept. 4 and Guatemala on Sept. 7.
September 5, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Falls at Air Force in Overtime, 2-1 Junior Tim White’s first goal of the 2010 campaign provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer team a 14th-minute lead, but a penalty from Air Force sophomore forward Zane Dydasco in the 65th minute and an overtime strike from sophomore forward Conor Henry assisted the Falcons to a 2-1 victory on Sunday afternoon at Cadet Soccer Stadium.
September 3, 2010 | Men's Soccer Late Gaschen Goal Secures Cal Poly Opening Day Win The Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s third-leading scorer a year ago, Chris Gaschen opened his sophomore campaign right where he left off in 2009 as his 88th-minute goal on Friday evening helped the Mustangs open the regular season with a 1-0 victory against Denver at CIBEC Field.
August 23, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Continues Preparation with Pair of Exhibition Matches Less than two weeks remain until the Cal Poly men’s soccer team opens the 2010 regular season and following a minor setback during the program’s initial preseason exhibition match, the Mustangs will look to solidify their winning form when hosting tuneup contests at Alex G. Spanos Stadium against the Mexico U-20 Men’s National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 25 and UC Santa Cruz on Saturday, Aug. 28. Both matches begin at 7 p.m.
August 19, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Set to Clash on Fox Soccer Channel For the second time in three seasons the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s central coast showdown at Alex G. Spanos against nationally-ranked UC Santa Barbara will be broadcast live on national television the Mustang Athletics Department and Fox Soccer Channel confirmed recently. Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 27, the match will kick off at 8 p.m.
August 17, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustang Men’s Soccer Team Opens Preseason Camp Wednesday A year removed from matching program records for Big West victories (6) and highest regular season finish in the conference standings (second), the Cal Poly men’s soccer team will welcome back four All-Big West selections and five starters and introduce one of the nation’s more-heralded recruiting classes when the program opens its 2010 preseason training camp on Wednesday morning.
August 13, 2010 | Men's Soccer Ticket Information Finalized for Cal Poly-Mexico U-20 Clash Fans who plan to attend the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 7 p.m. exhibition match versus the Mexico U-20 Men’s National Team at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 25 are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance of the event to grab the best possible seat and avoid stagnation at the admission gate.
August 10, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Selected to Finish Third in Big West Standings A year removed from matching program records for Big West victories (six) and highest finish in the conference regular season standings (second), the Cal Poly men’s soccer team was designated for a third-place showing in the league table, following the results of the 2010 preseason coaches poll, released early Wednesday afternoon.
August 7, 2010 | Men's Soccer Peterlin a Winner in Plymouth Argyle Debut Former Cal Poly and current Plymouth Argyle Football Club midfielder Anton Peterlin made history on Saturday afternoon by becoming the first Mustang men's soccer program alum to appear in an English Football League match. Peterlin, who competed for Cal Poly from 2006-08, started in central midfield and played the full 90 minutes as Plymouth opened its League One campaign by claiming a 1-0 away victory against Southampton in front of 21,727 supporters at St. Mary's Stadium.
August 6, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly Welcomes Mexico U-20 National Team for Aug. 25 Bout The Cal Poly Athletics Department, Santa Barbara Soccer Entertainment and Mexican Football Federation jointly announced on Friday afternoon that the Mexico Under-20 Men’s National Team will face the Mustang men’s soccer program in a Wednesday, Aug. 25 exhibition showdown. Match time at Alex G. Spanos is scheduled for 7 p.m.
July 27, 2010 | Men's Soccer Peterlin Heads South to Join Plymouth Argyle After impressing during a five-match trial stint with Plymouth Argyle Football Club, former Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder Anton Peterlin has signed a one-year contract with the English League One outfit after passing a medical review on Tuesday. He is the first signing by first-year manager Peter Reid.
July 21, 2010 | Men's Soccer Mustangs Reveal Promotion Schedule and Community Events The Cal Poly Athletics Department and Mustang men’s soccer team recently finalized the program’s match promotions schedule, community outreach endeavors and season ticket renewal offer for the 2010 campaign. The slate of events at Alex G. Spanos Stadium will run the length of the season and includes all nine home matches.
July 15, 2010 | Men's Soccer Three Future Mustangs Garner ESPN All-America Praise The profile of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s incoming 2010 freshman class was ratcheted up recently as three future Mustangs earned ESPN RISE Winter All-America honors.
July 1, 2010 | Men's Soccer Curtain Drops on Cal Poly’s 2010 Men’s Soccer Schedule With a slate featuring eight regular season home matches at Alex G. Spanos Stadium and a further eight contests against programs that qualified for the 2009 NCAA Tournament, fifth-year head coach Paul Holocher and the Mustang Athletics Department jointly announced the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 2010 schedule early Thursday afternoon.
June 16, 2010 | Men's Soccer Korytoski to Pro Ranks while Reed Returns as Assistant Coach Cal Poly men’s soccer head coach Paul Holocher finalized his managerial lineup for the 2010 campaign on Wednesday afternoon with the formal announcement that former assistant Ziggy Korytoski has departed the program to accept first team managerial and youth development roles with Guatemalan club Antigua GFC. Returning in Korytoski’s stead will be former Mustang defender Brian Reed, who served as an assistant under Holocher from 2006-08. Additionally, former assistant coach Glen Fens has returned to the program as the director of men’s soccer operations.
April 9, 2010 | Men's Soccer Cal Poly adds Costa Rica Standout Medrano to 2010 Roster Head men’s soccer coach Paul Holocher and the Cal Poly Athletics Department announced Thursday afternoon that forward Ronald Medrano (San Jose, Costa Rica / Saint Peter’s HS / L.D. Alajuelense) has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Mustang program for the 2010 season.
February 25, 2010 | Men's Soccer Six Sign National Letter of Intent with Mustang Men’s Soccer Head men’s soccer coach Paul Holocher and the Cal Poly Athletics Department confirmed recently that six prep standouts have inked National Letters of Intent with the expectation of joining the Mustang program for the 2010 campaign.
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