2017 Cal Poly Men's Soccer Headlines

  • Colvey, New Zealand Fall Short in World Cup Qualifying Bid
    November 15, 2017
    With Kip Colvey seeking to become the first former Cal Poly men’s soccer player to appear in a FIFA World Cup, his native New Zealand Men’s National Team fell at Peru 2-0 Wednesday evening in the second leg of the OFC-CONMEBOL Inter-confederation playoff.
  • Five Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Players Earn All-Big West Conference Praise
    October 31, 2017
    Led by senior defender Adam Olsen’s selection to the All-Big West second team, five Cal Poly men’s soccer players earned all-conference recognition for the 2017 season on Tuesday afternoon.
  • In Front of Nation’s Largest Crowd, Cal Poly Rolls Past UCSB, 4-1
    October 28, 2017
    Seniors Adam Olsen and Kaba Alkebulan both found the back of the UC Santa Barbara net in their final matches at Alex G. Spanos Stadium as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, in front of a sellout crowd of 11,075 fans – the 14th largest regular season crowd figure in NCAA history and the largest crowd to see a collegiate match in 2017 – scored four unanswered goals to rout the Gauchos, 4-1.
  • Cal Poly-UC Santa Barbara Match a Sellout Once More
    October 26, 2017
    For the seventh straight season and eighth time overall in the history of the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, the team’s home matchup versus Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara – scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 28 – will be a sellout. The announcement by the Cal Poly Athletics Department that all 11,075 seats at Alex G. Spanos Stadium are accounted for was made early Thursday afternoon and more than 48 hours prior to the scheduled 7 p.m. kickoff.
  • In Front of Capacity Crowd, Cal Poly Caps 2017 Saturday versus UCSB
    October 26, 2017
    In a matchup confirmed a sellout more than two days before the Cal Poly men’s soccer program kicks off against Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara, the Mustangs will close the 2017 season on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Olsen Scores Team-Leading Fifth, but Cal Poly Falls Late to UC Davis
    October 25, 2017
    Senior defender Adam Olsen scored his team-leading fifth goal of 2017 Wednesday evening for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, but a Mustang own goal with six minutes remaining in regulation allowed UC Davis to turn a one-goal deficit into a 2-1 victory inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Cal Poly Closes 2017 by Hosting UC Davis, UC Santa Barbara
    October 24, 2017
    The Cal Poly men’s soccer program closes the regular season when hosting UC Davis (Wednesday, Oct. 25) and Blue-Green rival UC Santa Barbara (Saturday, Oct. 28) inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. both evenings.
  • Four Second-Half Sacramento State Goals Send Cal Poly to 5-1 Defeat
    October 21, 2017
    Senior defender Adam Olsen’s 43rd-minute penalty conversion leveled Saturday’s scoreline heading into halftime for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, but Sacramento State scored four times without reply in the second half as the Mustangs fell at Hornet Field, 5-1.
  • Cal Poly Topples Big West North Division Leader UC Davis in 92nd Minute
    October 18, 2017
    Five goals were scored during the final 18 minutes of action between the Cal Poly men’s soccer program and UC Davis on Wednesday afternoon, but it was junior forward Sean Goode’s team-leading fourth goal of 2017 that was the decisive blow as the Mustangs prevailed for a 3-2, overtime victory at Aggie Soccer Field.
  • Cal Poly Faces Pivotal Road Matches at UC Davis, Sacramento State
    October 17, 2017
    Four regular season matches remain for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, which looks to climb back into the Big West Conference Tournament picture when visiting UC Davis on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. and Sacramento State on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 3 p.m.
  • Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Play Out Scoreless Draw in Front of 10,293
    October 14, 2017
    Junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme produced three saves Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its unbeaten run at UC Santa Barbara’s Harder Stadium to a fourth straight year with a scoreless draw in front of 10,293 fans – the 21st largest crowd figure in NCAA regular season history.
  • Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara Clash Saturday on Fox Prime Ticket
    October 13, 2017
    The Cal Poly men’s soccer program looks to bridge a seven-point gap in the Big West Conference North Division standings as the Mustangs open the 2017 Blue-Green rivalry series with UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Oct. 14. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Harder Stadium with action televised live on Fox Prime Ticket. Cal Poly’s 3-2, overtime home loss to Sacramento State on Wednesday left the Mustangs (5-8-0, 1-4-0) on three points in the Big West North Division standings.
  • Cal Poly Falls in Overtime to Sacramento State, 3-2
    October 11, 2017
    First-half goals from senior defender Adam Olsen and junior forward Sean Goode provided the Cal Poly men’s soccer program a brief lead Wednesday evening versus Sacramento State, but the Hornets found the equalizer in the 69th minute and the match winner in the 105th as the Mustangs dropped a 3-2 decision inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Cal Poly Hosts Sacramento State Wednesday, Visits UCSB Saturday
    October 09, 2017
    Six games remain in the regular season for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program, which looks to climb back into the Big West Conference Tournament picture when hosting Sacramento State on Wednesday, Oct. 11 before opening the 2017 Blue-Green rivalry series at UC Santa Barbara on Saturday, Oct. 14. Both matches kick off at 7 p.m.
  • Cal Poly Drops 1-0 Decision Saturday Evening after Late CSUN Goal
    October 07, 2017
    Cal Poly men’s soccer junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme recorded seven saves Saturday evening, but CSUN forward Emmanuel Usen, Jr.’s 83rd-minute goal marked the difference as the Mustangs fell at Matador Soccer Field, 1-0.
  • Early Deficit Sends Cal Poly to 3-1 Defeat at UC Irvine
    October 05, 2017
    Junior forward Jared Pressley became the eighth different Mustang to find the back of the opposition net in 2017, but the Cal Poly men’s soccer program couldn’t bridge an early two-goal deficit and dropped a 3-1 decision to UC Irvine inside Anteater Stadium on Thursday afternoon.
  • Cal Poly Opens Big West Road Play at UC Irvine Thursday, CSUN Saturday
    October 03, 2017
    Winners of five of its last six matches, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program plays its first Big West Conference road matches of the season when visiting UC Irvine on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 4:30 p.m. and CSUN on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.
  • Cal Poly Winning Streak Halted by Early Cal State Fullerton Penalty
    September 30, 2017
    A 25th-minute penalty from Cal State Fullerton midfielder Diego Sanchez stood as the difference Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program – despite producing 11 second-half shots and placing four attempts on target in the final 16 minutes – couldn’t produce an equalizer and saw a five-match winning streak snapped inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Cal Poly Men’s Soccer Begins Big West Play with Fifth Straight Victory
    September 28, 2017
    Senior forward Kaba Alkebulan opened the scoring Thursday evening, junior forward Jose Rivera found the match-winning goal 10 minutes from full time and senior forward Tyler Savitsky capped the Cal Poly men’s soccer team’s 3-1 Big West Conference-opening victory with an 87th-minute goal as the Mustangs matched a program record with their fifth straight win.
  • Cal Poly Takes Four-Match Win Streak into Big West Conference Openers
    September 27, 2017
    The Cal Poly men’s soccer program closes a four-match home stand and opens its 17th season of Big West Conference action when welcoming UC Riverside (Thursday, Sept. 28) and Cal State Fullerton (Saturday, Sept. 30) to Alex G. Spanos Stadium. Both matches kick off at 7 p.m. for Cal Poly (4-4-0), which takes a four-match winning streak – the program’s lengthiest run since winning four consecutive from Aug. 31-Sept. 11, 2014 – into its Thursday Big West opener.
  • Cal Poly Runs Win Streak to Four Straight with 3-1 Victory versus Portland
    September 25, 2017
    Senior forward Kaba Alkebulan and junior forward Sean Goode notched first-half goals and senior forward Adam Olsen added a second-half penalty Monday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program furthered its winning streak to four-straight matches for the first time in three seasons with a 3-1 triumph versus Portland inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Ibarra’s 84th-Minute Header Lifts Cal Poly to Third Straight Win
    September 23, 2017
    An 84th-minute headed goal by freshman forward Bryan Ibarra accounted for the difference Saturday afternoon as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program secured its third successive 1-0 victory by edging Cal State Bakersfield at Paso Robles Horse Park.
  • Cal Poly Opens Home Stand versus Cal State Bakersfield, Portland
    September 20, 2017
    Seeking its first three-match winning streak in two years, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program opens a four-game home stand and completes Big West Conference preparations when hosting Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday, Sept. 23 and Portland on Monday, Sept. 25. Saturday’s match versus Cal State Bakersfield (2-4-0) will kick off at 11 a.m. at Paso Robles Horse Park (Paso Robles, Calif.) before Cal Poly (2-4-0) returns to Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Monday to face Portland (4-2-0) at 7 p.m.
  • Boehme Earns First Career Big West Defensive Player of the Week Honor
    September 18, 2017
    Two days after chalking up three saves during a 1-0 victory at San Diego State to record his second successive clean sheet, Cal Poly men’s soccer junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme earned his first career Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor.
  • Early Olsen Header Hands Cal Poly 1-0 Triumph at San Diego State
    September 16, 2017
    Senior forward Adam Olsen’s 14th minute headed goal stood as the difference Saturday evening as the Cal Poly men’s soccer program produced its first non-conference road victory in nearly two years with a 1-0 triumph versus San Diego State at the SDSU Sports Deck.
  • Cal Poly Visits San Diego State in 7 p.m. Saturday Matchup
    September 12, 2017
    Six days after securing its first victory of 2017, the Cal Poly men’s soccer program visits San Diego State on Saturday, Sept. 16 in its final non-conference road match of the regular season. Kickoff at San Diego State’s SDSU Sports Deck is scheduled for 7 p.m.
  • Carroll Goal Hands Cal Poly Men’s Soccer 1-0 Win in Home Opener
    September 10, 2017
    Junior defender Nick Carroll’s first career goal in his 34th collegiate match was the difference Sunday afternoon for the Cal Poly men’s soccer program as the Mustangs produced a 1-0, home-opening victory versus Saint Mary’s inside Alex G. Spanos Stadium.
  • Cal Poly Hosts Saint Mary’s Sunday in 4 p.m. Home Opener
    September 07, 2017
    The Cal Poly men’s soccer program begins its eight-match home schedule when welcoming Saint Mary’s to Alex G. Spanos Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 10. Kickoff is 4 p.m. for Cal Poly, which faced three opponents ranked in the top 10 of the United Soccer Coaches Division I poll during its two-week, four-match season opening road trip.
  • Early Penalty Sends Cal Poly to 1-0 Defeat at No. 6 Maryland
    September 04, 2017
    Cal Poly men’s soccer junior goalkeeper Simon Boehme chalked up seven saves Monday evening, but Maryland forward Gordon Wild converted a 26th-minute penalty as the Terrapins scratched out a 1-0 win against the Mustangs at Ludwig Field.
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