Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mustangs Host Cal State Northridge, Face No. 9 UC Irvine

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – For the second-successive season the Cal Poly men’s soccer program will attempt to open Big West Conference play with consecutive victories when hosting Cal State Northridge at Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The Mustangs (4-3-1, 1-0-0), unbeaten against ranked teams this season, conclude their week at No. 9 UC Irvine on Saturday, Oct. 9. Both matches get underway at 7 p.m. Cal Poly has never lost against... Read more

Finkelstein Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – 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. During just his second appearance in goal this season, Finkelstein recorded five saves on Sept. 29 as Cal Poly closed the non-conference portion of... Read more

First Half Goal Holds up in Win Over UCR

RIVERSIDE, Calif. —The Cal Poly women’s soccer team was outshot 19-11, but it was Julie McKee’s first goal of the season that made the difference in the Mustangs 1-0 win over UC Riverside in a Big West Conference game on Sunday. With the win the Mustangs improve to 6-5-1 overall and 1-0-1 in conference play while UCR falls to 1-9-2 and 0-2 in conference play. With the temperature on the field well over 100 degrees, causing... Read more

Sigler Golden Goal Lifts Cal Poly to 1-0 Victory

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – 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. Just a minute into overtime Sigler charged toward the UC Riverside penalty area and, after corralling a loose ball following a tackle, fed senior forward David Zamora. Zamora promptly backheeled... Read more

Cal Poly Battles LBSU to 1-1 Draw

LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team battled Long Beach State to a 1-1 draw in a Big West Conference game on Friday afternoon. The Mustangs thought they had made a break through with a 69th minute goal, but LBSU was able to tie the game in the closing minutes. With the tie the Mustangs record is now 5-5-1 while Long Beach State is 7-3-2. Tiffany Gammow scored her first goal of the season... Read more

Mustangs Complete Non-Conference Play with 2-1 Triumph

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – 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. Sophomore goalkeeper Brett Finkelstein (above) finished with five saves for Cal... Read more

Mustangs Defeat San Diego State, 1-0

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Cal Poly women’s soccer team made a first half goal standup in defeating San Diego State, 1-0, Sunday afternoon at the SDSU Sports Deck in front of 220 fans. With the win Cal Poly evens its record at 5-5 while SDSU falls to 2-7-3 After struggling to get their offence on track in the 1-0 loss at Pe.pperdine on Friday, the Mustangs came out aggressive against a solid San Diego State squad. The... Read more

Cal Poly Falls to Pepperdine, 1-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – The Pepperdine women’s soccer team scored a first half goal that would stand up to be the game winner as the Waves defeated the Mustangs, 1-0, on Friday in Malibue. With the loss Cal Poly falls to 4-5 while Pepperdine improves to 6-3-1. Play will continue on the road for the Mustangs as they travel San Diego State for a game on Sunday. Peppperdine pressed the attack in the first half as... Read more

Loyola Marymount Streaks Past Cal Poly, 4-1

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – 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. Cal Poly (2-3-1), which witnessed Loyola Marymount (4-3-1) place 11 of its 18 shots on target, conceded first-half goals for the first time this year after strikes... Read more

Mustangs Shut Out Weber State, 4-0

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. Bianca Burright’s third goal of the season would be all the Mustangs would need, but went on to add three more in a 4-0 shutout over Weber State on Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium. With the win the Mustangs improve to 4-4 while Weber State falls to 0-9. In the first 10 minutes of the game you would never know that Weber State was winless as the Wildcats controlled play in... Read more