Saturday, September 18, 2010

Cal Poly Draws No. 17 UCLA in Front of Record Crowd

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – 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. Junior center back Patrick Sigler matched a career-best effort with five of Cal Poly’s season-high 22 shot attempts, but with 8,717 supporters on hand, none of... Read more

Second-Half Barrage Sends Notre Dame Past Cal Poly

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – 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. Junior Cameron Walters’ goal six seconds from time marked the lone reply for Cal Poly (2-2-0), which opened tournament play on Friday by defeating No. 18 Indiana before... Read more

Mustangs Fall to Utah State in Overtime

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team scored late to push the game with Utah State into overtime, but a goal in the 96th minute of play propelled the Aggies to a 3-2 win at Bell Soccer Field in Logan UT on Sunday. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 3-4-0 while Utah State improves to 3-1-3. Cal Poly’s Whitney Sisler continued her hot play when she picked up her team leading fifth... Read more

Bernardi, Mustangs Upend No. 18 Indiana, 1-0

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – 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. Re-inserted into the match during the 75th minute, Bernardi (right) – who finished with a team-best four... Read more

Mustangs Fall to No. 1 North Carolina, 1-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team dropped a 1-0 decision to the defending national champions and the current No. 1 team in the nation, North Carolina. With the loss the Mustangs fall to 3-3 on the year while UNC improves to 5-0-1. Cal Poly will return to the field on Sunday when they travel to Logan, UT to take on the Aggies of Utah State. The lone goal came early in the... Read more

Burgos Reconvenes with El Salvador Men's National Team

SAN LUIS OBISPO – 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. One of 22 players invited to last week’s Los Angeles training camp and one of only two amateur selections for El Salvador’s two-match... Read more

Cal Poly Falls at Air Force in Overtime, 2-1

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – 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. Through sophomore forward Chris Gaschen, who netted the game-winning goal in Cal Poly’s 1-0 season-opening victory... Read more

Two Second Half Goals Lift Mustangs

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.Senior Whitney Sisler scored her third goal of the season and sophomore Bianca Burright, her second, as the Cal Poly women’s soccer team defeated the Spartans of San Jose State 2-0 in a non-conference game at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Friday. With the win the Mustangs improve to 3-1-0 for the season while SJSU falls to 0-4-0. The Mustangs return to the field when they travel to Tucson, AZ to face the Wildcats... Read more