Chase Minter scored a rebound goal in the 82nd minute from 7 yards out as the Cal Poly men’s soccer team beat UC Riverside 1-0 at Riverside on Thursday night.
In a game that the Highlanders dominated, Wade Hamilton had to make 10 saves on 24 shots for the Mustangs (7-2-3, 2-0-1 Big West Conference).
Cal Poly had four corners compared to 12 for UC Riverside (2-8-1, 1-2-0 Big West).
Minter and Justin Dhillion had three shots each, and Joseph Bolous had two as the Mustangs totaled nine shots, four of which were on goal.
Lauridsen wins conference honor
Cuesta College sophomore and Nipomo High graduate Shanae Lauridsen is the Western State Conference Female Athlete of the Week after scoring 11 goals this past week.
She helped the Cougars’ water polo team go 4-1 over the past week, including a key early season 11-6 win over Santa Barbara City College.