The Cal Poly men’s soccer team played No. 8 UC Irvine to a scoreless draw in a Big West Conference match Saturday night at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
Neither team could find the back of the net, with most shots missing completely.
Of UC Irvine’s 20 shots, only five were on goal, while just four of Cal Poly’s 12 shots were on target.
Patrick Sigler was the lone Cal Poly (4-5-3, 1-2-2) player to put two shots on goal.
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Amani Walker had two shots on goal for UC Irvine (10-1-2, 3-0-1).
Cal Poly goalkeeper Patrick McClain made five saves in the tie.
UC Irvine outshot Cal Poly 7-0 in the second overtime period and had nine corner kicks to just three for the Mustangs.
Pacific 3, Cal Poly 2
After the Mustangs took the first two sets, 25-11, 25-17, the Tigers took the third set 29-27. Pacific then took the next two sets, 25-11, 16-14, en route to the victory.
Kristina Graven had a team-high 21 kills; she was one of four Mustangs to record double-digit kills against Pacific (11-8, 4-4 Big West). Catie Smith was the next Mustang with 16 kills.
Alison Mort was one of two Mustangs (15-6, 5-3) with 20 or more digs. She had 27, and Smith was the next Mustang with 20.
The loss was the Mustangs’ second in their past three matches. They will return to action against Cal State Northridge on Friday in Mott Gym.
Cal Poly at Pre-National Meet
The Mustangs’ women finished 15th in Terre Haute, Ind., paced by Kayleigh Tyerman’s 61st-place finish.
Tyerman covered the 6K course in 21 minutes, 27 seconds during the white race. The event was split into two races.
Rebecca Paddack was 65th in 21:30 and Venessa Hancock finished 92nd in 21:47 for Cal Poly.
Lucy Van Dalen of Stony Brook won the individual championship in 20:08.1.
On the strength of all five placers finishing in the top 35, Georgetown won the women’s title with 100 points.
Colorado was second with 123, and Stanford finished third with 125. The Mustangs finished with 454 points.
On the men’s side, Cal Poly finished 16th, led by Carl Dargitz’s 49th-place finish in 24:34 over the 8K course.
Samuel Chelanga of Liberty won the men’s title in 23:19.9. Oklahoma won the team title with 106 points, with BYU finishing second with 138. Cal Poly finished with 431 points.
Cal Poly Invitational
Cal Poly freshman Jenny Bergren finished second at the Fairbanks Course, completing the 5K race in 17:51. She was the first collegiate runner to finish.
Heather Wilson finished seventh overall in 18:36 for Cal Poly.
Emily Field, running unattached, won the race in 17:40.
On the men’s side, Cal Poly’s James Kelley finished sixth in 26:55 over the 8K course.
Lawerence Smith finished 11th in 27:12.2 for the Mustangs.
UC Irvine had the top six finishers, including Brett Matejka, who won in 26:37.5.
Jordan Hasay at Bill Dellinger Invitational
Oregon sophomore and former
Mission Prep standout Jordan Hasay won the women’s 6K race in Eugene, Ore., finishing in 19:25.31.
Hasay edged teammate Alex Kosinski by just 0.02 seconds. The two Ducks finished well ahead of third-place Rachel Cliff, running for Canadian running team Guelph. Cliff finished in 19:50.44.
Oregon, ranked second, also won the team title.
MEN’S WATER POLO
Cuesta 12, Santa Rosa 2; Cuesta 20, Cabrillo 7
The Cougars (17-6) won both games in their tournament, defeating Cabrillo and Santa Rosa.
Wesley Hain led the Cougars with three goals against Santa Rosa. He was one of seven different players to score in the opener.
Nick McGilvray scored a team-high six goals, and Lawrence Bardelli posted four against Cabrillo.
Defensively, Tom Ross led the Cougars with 11 saves. He also recorded three saves against Santa Rosa.
The Cougars have now won 10 straight games.