“In the past two years we have really come together and jelled, and our players and coaching staff have come together at a better level,” Pridham said. “There is a positive change in the connection that has been built over the past two years. The chemistry and togetherness between the players and the coaching staff really pushed the team to the next level this year.”
The Cal Poly men’s soccer team saw its 2013 season come to an end Tuesday night, as the Mustangs fell 4-1 to Cal State Northridge in the opening round of the Big West Conference tournament.
Lisa Diaz [follow id= “vaya_con_diaz”] Mustang News anchor Lisa Diaz talks this week’s Cal Poly sports.
With its 2-1 loss to UC Davis on Wednesday afternoon, the Cal Poly soccer team squandered a golden opportunity after leading 1-0 into the 86th minute.
With its 4-2 victory over Sacramento State Saturday night, the Cal Poly men’s soccer team reached 41 total goals on the season and broke the previous school record of 40.
Last year, it was George Malki who stole the spotlight in Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Hoisted up on the shoulders of his teammates and fellow students, the then-junior midfielder was draped in a Cal Poly flag. He couldn’t stop smiling.
Trent Merfeld [follow id= “MerfyMerf”] Mustang News reporter Trent Merfeld looks back at the soccer rivalry between Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara.
No Cal Poly sporting event gets so packed that students have to buy tickets beforehand. And rarely does an event sell out — well, except for one. And it can only mean one thing.
Senior forward Mackenzie Pridham notched his 12th goal of the season Tuesday night, but Cal Poly couldn’t find the net a second time, drawing 1-1 in double-overtime with UC Davis.
By the age of four, Ariel Lassiter knew he wanted to grow up to be just like his dad. And as the son of a renowned professional soccer player, it seems fitting that the future Cal Poly winger’s first soccer experience was when the coaches of the Tampa Bay Mutiny told him he needed to leave the locker room.