Last Minute Goal Not Enough to Save UCR
Despite a late goal by junior Antonio Lokossou, the UC Riverside men’s soccer Team (0-7-0) was unable to overcome a 2-0 deficit at LMU (2-5-2), falling 2-1 in its 2017 non-conference finale.
Lokossou’s goal in the 87th minute was his team-leading second of the season. He is now tied with sophomore Anthony Lopez with a team-high four points.
UC Riverside has now scored at least one goal in three of its last four games on the road.
The Highlanders recorded a season-high with 18 shots, led by Lokossou with six. Lokossou had six shots in his first five games this season combined.
Over its last three outings, UCR has had 50 shots. That’s the most over a three-game span since the 2014 season.
The UC Riverside women’s soccer team (3-7-2) exploded for three first-half scores, as the Highlanders upended CSU Bakersfield (5-7-0), 3-1.
The Highlanders three goals are the most they have scored in a match this season. The last time they scored three goals was on October 21, 2016 in a 3-0 shutout over visiting UC Santa Barbara
Madeline Feist’s goal was her first of the season, and second of her career.
Ashley Webb and Quinley Quezada each picked up their second goals of the season in the victory, and they are tied for the team lead.
Webb added an assist, and leads the team with six points.
Alanna Guzman’s seven saves are the most she has had in a match this season. The last time she posted seven or more saves in a match was at Houston on September 16, 2016.
The UC Riverside Volleyball Team (8-7, 0-3) took on Big West front-runner Cal Poly (13-2, 3-0), falling in straight sets to the Mustangs, who are ranked 29th in the nation in the most recent AVCA Coaches Poll.
SET ONE (25-20, Cal Poly)
Key Runs: Cal Poly led 10-8, and scored five of the next seven points and 11 of the next 16 to take control of the first set.
SET TWO (25-18, Cal Poly)
Key Run: UC Riverside scored the first point of the set on a Kat Lowry kill, but Cal Poly scored the next six, and the Highlanders were never able to get closer than four points the rest of the way.
SET THREE (25-23, Cal Poly)
Key Runs: Cal Poly scored the first seven points of the set, but the Highlanders battled back to take a 22-21 lead. The Mustangs scored four of the final five points to secure the win.
Red-shirt Freshman Morgan Kline led the team with a career-high 17 assists and 11 digs for her first career double-double.
Kaiulani Ahuna recorded double-digit kills for the eighth time this season, posting a team-high 15 kills.