2016 Cal Poly Men's Soccer Headlines

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    March 27, 2017
    Mustangs in the Pros: Wakasa Debuts with Phoenix Rising FC The second member of the Cal Poly men's soccer program's 2016 senior class to sign a professional contract, former Mustang defender Kody Wakasa made his debut for United Soccer League (third tier) side Phoenix Rising FC during the club's Saturday, March 25 season opener.
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    March 23, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Releases Four-Match Spring Schedule The Cal Poly men's soccer program announced its 2017 spring match schedule on Thursday morning, a four-game stretch that includes opponents from the NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, Premier Development League and junior college levels.
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    March 07, 2017
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Program Signs Nine to National Letters of Intent Covering all areas of the field, the Cal Poly men's soccer program announced its first round of additions for the upcoming season – nine student-athletes who have signed National Letters of Intent to join the Mustang program for 2017.
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    February 03, 2017
    Enriquez Earns Third United States U-19 Men’s National Team Camp Invite For the third time during his Cal Poly career, sophomore midfielder and 2016 Big West Conference Freshman of the Year Christian Enriquez has been invited to the United States U-19 Men’s National Team training camp.
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    January 14, 2017
    Mustangs on the Move: Dhillon Signs with LA Galaxy, Two to Reno 1868 Highlighted by two-time All-Big West Conference selection Justin Dhillon, who signed a professional contract Friday with Major League Soccer's LA Galaxy, five former Cal Poly men's soccer players recently completed moves to new clubs.
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    January 12, 2017
    Construction of Doerr Family Field Expected to Begin by Summer Construction of Doerr Family Field, named in honor of Richard A. (Dick) and Kathleen (Kit) Doerr, who provided the lead gift for the project, is expected to begin by the summer and be available in the fall of 2017.
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    November 07, 2016
    Enriquez Earns United States U-19 Men’s National Team Camp Recall The 2016 Big West Conference Freshman of the Year honoree, Cal Poly men’s soccer midfielder Christian Enriquez was recalled recently to the United States U-19 Men’s National Team for the squad’s current training camp in Sunrise, Fla.
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    November 01, 2016
    Six Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Players Earn All-Big West Conference Praise Highlighted by Christian Enriquez’s honor as Big West Freshman of the Year and the selections of seniors Justin Dhillon and Kody Wakasa to the All-Big West first team, six Cal Poly men’s soccer players earned All-Big West praise for the 2016 season on Tuesday morning.
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    October 30, 2016
    Cal Poly Edged for Final Big West Tournament Spot by UC Davis Leading UC Davis by two points for third place in the Big West North Division standings entering the final day of the regular season, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program saw its position overtaken for the final spot in the conference tournament by the Aggies, who defeated UC Santa Barbara Sunday afternoon, 1-0.
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    October 29, 2016
    Cal Poly Takes Step Toward Big West Tournament with 2-1 Victory Senior defender Björn Sandberg notched his first goal of the season to open the scoring Saturday evening and freshman forward Sebastian Herran produced the match-winning strike with his first collegiate goal as the Cal Poly men's soccer program closed the regular season versus Sacramento State with a 2-1 triumph at Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
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    October 27, 2016
    Cal Poly Chases Big West Tournament Spot in Saturday Season Finale With a 2-1 Wednesday victory keeping the Cal Poly men’s soccer program in contention for the final Big West Conference Tournament spot, the Mustangs close the 2016 regular season on Saturday, Oct. 29 by hosting Sacramento State inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m.
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    October 26, 2016
    Wakasa Overtime Goal Hands Cal Poly Men’s Soccer 2-1 Win at UC Davis On the afternoon he became the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s career leader with his 80th start, senior defender Kody Wakasa’s 91st-minute goal provided his side a 2-1, come-from-behind victory at UC Davis and allowed the Mustangs to stay in the Big West Conference Tournament playoff race until the final day of the regular season.
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    October 24, 2016
    Cal Poly Pursues Final Big West Tournament Spot in Final Two Matches With two matches remaining in the regular season and four points separating the Cal Poly men's soccer team from third-place UC Davis and the final Big West Conference Tournament spot, the Mustangs visit the Aggies on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. Only a victory on Wednesday keeps Cal Poly (3-9-3, 1-5-2; five points) in the Big West Tournament playoff race.
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    October 22, 2016
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Forces Scoreless Draw at UC Santa Barbara Junior goalkeeper Eric Kam recorded a pair of saves, but in front of 11,424 spectators inside Harder Stadium – the 12th-largest regular season attendance figure in NCAA history – the Cal Poly men’s soccer program finished in the first scoreless draw with Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara in seven years on Saturday evening.
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    October 21, 2016
    Cal Poly Visits UC Santa Barbara Saturday Evening on Fox Prime Ticket The Cal Poly men's soccer program's Blue-Green rivalry matchup at UC Santa Barbara will be televised live on Fox Prime Ticket for the fourth successive season as the Mustangs close their season series versus the Gauchos at Harder Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 22. Kickoff is 8 p.m.
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    October 19, 2016
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Edged at Sacramento State, 1-0 Junior goalkeeper Eric Kam recorded four saves Wednesday afternoon, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program couldn't find the equalizer for Sacramento State midfielder Christian Webb's 43rd-minute goal as the Mustangs dropped a 1-0 decision at Hornet Field.
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    October 18, 2016
    Cal Poly Men's Soccer Visits Sacramento State Wednesday, UCSB Saturday The Cal Poly men's soccer program begins its final road trip of the 2016 regular season – a three-match stretch – when visiting Sacramento State on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. For the sixth successive season, Cal Poly's match at UC Santa Barbara will be televised with action live on Fox Prime Ticket.
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    October 15, 2016
    Cal Poly Leads Early, but Falls to UCSB in Front of Sellout Crowd Freshman midfielder Christian Enriquez scored his first collegiate goal Saturday evening to provide the Cal Poly men’s soccer program the early lead versus Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara, but in front of a sellout crowd of 11,075 – a figure matching the 13th largest regular season crowd in NCAA history – the Gauchos scored twice without reply as the Mustangs fell 2-1 inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
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    October 13, 2016
    Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Renew Blue-Green Rivalry Saturday Evening In a series that has drawn nearly 200,000 fans since 2007 and with the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s seventh sellout of Alex G. Spanos Stadium expected, the Mustangs will open the 2016 Blue-Green rivalry series against UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
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    October 13, 2016
    Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Matchup again a Sellout at Spanos Stadium For the sixth successive season and seventh time overall in the history of the Cal Poly men's soccer program, the team's home showdown with Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara – scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15 – will be a sellout.
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    October 12, 2016
    Pressley, Dhillon Help Cal Poly Slide Past UC Davis, 2-1 Senior forward Justin Dhillon's team-leading seventh goal of the year provided the winning margin and sophomore forward Jared Pressley opened the scoring Wednesday evening with his first goal of the season as the Cal Poly men's soccer program earned its first Big West Conference victory of 2016 by edging UC Davis inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 2-1.
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    October 10, 2016
    Cal Poly Men's Soccer Hosts UC Davis on Wednesday, UCSB on Saturday The Cal Poly men's soccer program concludes a four-match home stand and looks to snap a four-match winless slide when hosting UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 12 and UC Santa Barbara in the opening leg of the 2016 Blue-Green rivalry series on Saturday, Oct. 15. Both matches at Alex G. Spanos Stadium kick off at 7 p.m.
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    October 08, 2016
    Cal Poly Sees Record Unbeaten Streak Snapped in 2-0 Loss to UC Irvine Junior goalkeeper Eric Kam chalked up four saves Saturday evening, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program saw a program-record 13-match unbeaten run at Alex G. Spanos Stadium snapped with a 2-0 loss to UC Irvine.
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    October 06, 2016
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Finishes in 1-1 Draw with CSUN Senior forward Justin Dhillon notched his team-leading sixth goal of the season and the Cal Poly men's soccer program outshot CSUN 18-6 on Thursday evening, but the Mustangs opened a four-match home stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium with a 1-1 draw versus the Matadors.
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    October 04, 2016
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Opens Four-Game Home Stand versus CSUN, UCI The Cal Poly men's soccer program opens its lengthiest home stand in two seasons – a four-match stretch at Alex G. Spanos Stadium – against CSUN on Thursday, Oct. 6 and UC Irvine on Saturday, Oct. 8. Kickoff both evenings is 7 p.m.
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    October 01, 2016
    Cal Poly Men’s Soccer on Downside of 1-0 Decision at UC Riverside A 51st-minue UC Riverside strike from a saved penalty by junior goalkeeper Eric Kam stood as the margin Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men's soccer program dropped a 1-0 decision to the Highlanders at RSide Soccer Stadium.
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    September 29, 2016
    Cal Poly Edged in Big West Opener at Cal State Fullerton, 2-1 Senior defender Kody Wakasa produced his second career goal in 74 collegiate matches and junior goalkeeper Eric Kam finished with four saves Thursday evening, but the Cal Poly men's soccer program dropped its 2016 Big West Conference opener to Cal State Fullerton at Titan Stadium, 2-1.
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    September 27, 2016
    Cal Poly Opens Big West Action at Cal State Fullerton, UC Riverside The Cal Poly men's soccer program opens its 15th season of Big West Conference action where last year's Big West slate ended – Cal State Fullerton, which eliminated the Mustangs from the 2015 Big West Tournament semifinals. Match day at Titan Stadium is Thursday, Sept. 29 and Cal Poly's Big West-opening road trip concludes at UC Riverside on Saturday, Oct. 1. Both matches kick off at 7 p.m.
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    September 27, 2016
    Dhillon Named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week With his 10th-minute, game-winning goal in the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 1-0 home victory against No. 6 UCLA (Sept. 23), Mustang senior forward Justin Dhillon was named to the 11-player College Soccer News National Team Of The Week on Tuesday afternoon.
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    September 26, 2016
    Kam Earns First Career Big West Defensive Player of the Week Honor Having recorded a second successive shutout during the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 1-0 home victory against No. 6 UCLA (Sept. 23), junior goalkeeper Eric Kam collected his first career Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor Monday afternoon.
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    September 23, 2016
    Dhillon Strike Sinks No. 6 UCLA as Cal Poly Edges Bruins, 1-0 The Cal Poly men’s soccer program made senior forward Justin Dhillon’s 10th-minute goal stand as the difference Friday evening as the Mustangs upended No. 6 UCLA in front of 7,032 fans at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 1-0.
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    September 20, 2016
    Cal Poly Completes Big West Prep Friday Evening versus No. 6 UCLA The Cal Poly men's soccer program closes both a three-match home stand and preparations for Big West Conference play when hosting No. 6 UCLA on Friday, Sept. 23. Kickoff is 8 p.m. for Cal Poly, which owns an 11-match unbeaten run inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
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    September 17, 2016
    Cal Poly Matches Program Record, but Settles for Scoreless Draw The Cal Poly men's soccer team matched a program record by conceding just three shot attempts Saturday evening, but the Mustangs – despite forcing San Diego State goalkeeper Adam Allmares into seven saves – finished in a scoreless draw versus the 11th-ranked Aztecs inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
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    September 14, 2016
    Cal Poly Welcomes No. 11  San Diego State Saturday Evening Undefeated at home for 10 successive matches, the Cal Poly men's soccer program continues a three-game stand at Alex G. Spanos Stadium when hosting No. 11 San Diego State on Saturday, Sept. 17. Kickoff is 7 p.m.
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    September 13, 2016
    Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Set to Clash on Fox Prime Ticket Once More For the fifth successive season, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s Blue-Green rivalry matchup at UC Santa Barbara will be televised following the Tuesday afternoon announcement that this year’s Saturday, Oct. 22 game will be carried on Fox Prime Ticket. Kickoff at Harder Stadium is 8 p.m.
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    September 11, 2016
    Dhillon Hat Trick Keys 4-1 Victory versus Fresno Pacific Senior forward Justin Dhillon recorded the ninth hat trick in the Cal Poly men’s soccer program’s 23-year Division I era Sunday afternoon and freshman midfielder Kenneth Higgins chipped in his first collegiate goal as the Mustangs eased past Fresno Pacific in their 2016 home opener at Alex G. Spanos Stadium, 4-1.
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    September 07, 2016
    Cal Poly Opens Eight-Game Home Schedule Sunday versus Fresno Pacific One year removed from posting an undefeated record inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium, the Cal Poly men's soccer program opens its eight-match 2016 home schedule against Division II Fresno Pacific on Sunday, Sept. 11. Kickoff time is 5 p.m. for Cal Poly.
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    September 04, 2016
    Cal Poly Wraps Four-Match Road Trip with 2-0 Loss at New Mexico Junior goalkeeper Eric Kam matched a career high with four saves Sunday evening, but New Mexico made a 25th-minute goal from defender Aaron Herrera stand as part of a 2-0 decision as the Mustangs wrapped a four-match road trip and the TLC Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Invitational with their third one-goal loss in eight days.
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    September 02, 2016
    Early Air Force Goal Sends Cal Poly Men’s Soccer to 1-0 Defeat Sophomore goalkeeper Simon Boehme registered four saves Friday afternoon, but a 15th-minute goal by Air Force midfielder Tucker Bone stood as the difference as the Cal Poly men's soccer program opened New Mexico's TLC Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Invitational with a 1-0 defeat.
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