The men’s soccer team won its Big West Conference opener for the seventh time in the last eight seasons,
This is Cal Poly’s first loss to a team not ranked within the top five of the latest national coaches poll.
An impressive save by senior goalkeeper Alyssa Giannetti kept the game to a 1-1 draw after double overtime.
On Sunday, women’s soccer heads to Hawaii (3-6-1) for a late-night matchup against the Rainbow Wahine.
Cal Poly kept it close in the beginning of the third set, trading the lead with Hawaii and later charging back from a 17-10 deficit to make it 23-18, but couldn’t force another set and lost 25-19.
After the first 21 points tallied by Montana State, Cal Poly outscored their opponents 28-24 over the rest of the game.
Shunxiang “Chris” Yuan was set to graduate from the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences in Winter 2015.