Tritons Unable to Top Cal Poly Pomona at Home
LA JOLLA, Calif. – The University of California San Diego men’s soccer team fell to Cal Poly Pomona, 2-0, at Triton Soccer Stadium tonight. With the loss, UC San Diego falls to 7-2-0 and 2-1-0 in conference play, while the Broncos improve to 3-3-1 on the season and 2-0-0 in conference action.
The highlight for the Tritons came in the 15th minute. Cal Poly Pomona took a penalty kick, and Triton goalkeeper Pedro Enciso dove to his right to make the save.
Across both halves, the Tritons outshot the Broncos, 15-12. UC San Diego’s best chance took place in the 73rd minute. Cooper Lachenbruch launched a shot that ultimately bounced off the crossbar.
The Tritons will be back in action on Sunday. They host No. 18 Cal State San Bernardino at 2 p.m. at Triton Soccer Stadium.
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