The Cal Poly Women’s soccer team (4-8-1 overall) clinched their third straight win after playing Cal State Bakersfield (3-10-1 overall) in non-conference play Sunday at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.

Bakersfield had a quick start, scoring within 48 seconds of the match. But Cal Poly came back in the 13th minute and 75th minute when junior and midfielder Leah Morales provided a corner kick to sophomore and defender Carrie Andrews who headed it into the goal for the first two goals for Cal Poly.

“We came out with a slow start but the first goal gave our game something, and I knew it was going to make the game happen,” Andrews said.

Cal Poly head coach Alex Crozier could not have been happier with how the team played.

“The game went really well with the scorers to the corner kickers. Even with the breakaway, I knew it was a matter of time,” Crozier said.

That breakaway happened in the last minutes when senior forward Sharon Day took an assist from freshman forward Monica Hemenez, and made a drive to the goal toward the end of the game.

“The goal felt really good, it locked the win,” Day said.

Cal Poly goalkeeper, Coral Hoover, had one save in her first start of the season while the Cal Poly defense held the Roadrunners to just three shots while Cal Poly led with 15 shots.

The next game for the Mustangs will be away in Santa Barbara Saturday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m.

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