Men's Soccer 2010-11 Headlines

June 7, 2013
Bushey Nets Winner for the Pirates
SPOKANE, WA --Cameron Bushey scored on a free kick from just outside the penalty box 15 minutes into the second half and Brian Sherpe made five saves to lift Whitworth to a 1-0 win over visiting UC Santa Cruz in a non-conference men's soccer match on Monday afternoon at the Whitworth Soccer Field.

November 3, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Holy Names
SANTA CRUZ, CA--Wednesday seemed a breeze for the Slugs on senior day 2010. Facing a decent NAIA team of Holy Names College, the Slugs seemed very intent on prepping for a possible NCAA tournament bid with strength and power. The final shot count was 18-2 in favor of UCSC with Fernando Otero opening up the scoring account for the Slugs with a beautiful chip over the keeper off a slotted ball from teammate Matt Fondy in the 4th minute.

October 31, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Cal Lutheran
THOUSAND OAKS, CA-- Halloween brought a close scare for the Slug men this year. With a must-win match against Cal Lutheran in order to be considered for a NCAA tournament spot, the Slugs had a lot on their shoulders to finish their last LA road trip Sunday.

October 29, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Chapman
ORANGE, CA--Friday night in Orange County brought hard shots and heartache for the Slug Men. Independent rivals, Chapman University in Orange County CA, seemed to be a tough opponent to put away for the Slugs this weekend.

October 24, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Trinity
SAN ANTONIO, TX--Sunday was hot and humid, something that challenges even the best of Slugs. San Antonio was proving to be a hard place to play for the Slugs as the heat reached the high 80’s, and the sun beat down upon the beautiful Bermuda grass of top ranked Trinity University.

October 23, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Southwestern
SAN ANTONIO,TX--Saturday brought the Slug men to San Antonio Texas for a two game road trip against some pretty tough mid-western teams. The first match the Slugs had to face was against the talented side of Southwestern University. The Slugs had recently come off a 6 game win streak and were looking to extend the streak in breezy San Antonio.

October 17, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs CSU San Marcos
SANTA CRUZ, CA--A rainy Sunday afternoon at UCSC brought dirty uniforms and rough play this weekend when UCSC played the NAIA side of CSU San Marcos. The Slug Men coming in off a 3 game win streak came into Sundays match confident and ready for more.

October 2, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs University of Dallas
SANTA CRUZ, CA --Saturday at UCSC was looked upon as a tough and must-win match for the Slugs. However, only one of those views remained correct after the end of the match with visiting University of Dallas. University of Dallas has been a consistent must-win for UCSC in the past.

October 1, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs La Sierra University
SANTA CRUZ, CA --Friday afternoon was a beautiful day at UCSC. With the sun shining and the view from East Remote field clear the Slugs hosted NAIA rivals LA Sierra University. Just two weeks ago the Slugs grinded a win out against La Sierra in Riverside CA, and this time the Slugs knew that the Golden Eagles would be no easy day.

September 24, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs Chapman
SANTA CRUZ, CA --Friday was a big day at UCSC for the Slug Men’s Soccer Team. The visiting rivals of Chapman University from Orange County CA came to town. This game was not just a Division III battle, which is important for the Slugs, but both programs are some of the few “Independent” DIII schools in the nation.

September 19, 2010
UC Santa Cruz Men's Soccer vs La Sierra University
RIVERSIDE, CA --Sunday afternoon in Riverside was a hot and tiresome afternoon for the Slugs when they faced NAIA side La Sierra University, for the second match of the Slugs trip this past weekend. The Slugs came into the match off a tough loss to a strong NAIA team of California Baptist on Friday.

September 13, 2010
UC Santa Cruz 2010 Fall Individual Development Camp
SANTA CRUZ, CA --The Fall Advanced Player Development Camp is a two-day intensive camp designed for the elite-level player who is motivated to play at the college level. Not only will this camp allow players to showcase themselves in front of college coaches, it will also give players a taste of what college soccer is all about on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country.

September 6, 2010
UCSC VS. Whitworth
SPOKANE, WA --Labor Day was exactly that for UCSC this year. After 2 hard matches over the weekend vs. Whitman College and PLU, a labored Slugs were entering their 3rd game in four days, and to top it off, they were to face one of the top teams in the nation.

September 5, 2010
UCSC VS. Pacific Lutheran University
SPOKANE, WA --Sunday’s match at beautiful Whitworth College in Spokane WA brought great frustration for the Banana Slugs. The Slug Men’s Soccer Team faced rival Pacific Lutheran University from Tacoma WA.

September 3, 2010
UCSC VS. Whitman College
SPOKANE, WA --UCSC traveled to Spokane WA Friday for a three game weekend to kick off their Division III season. Coming off two tough games against DI heavyweights San Jose State, Cal Poly, and a challenging NAIA Menlo College.

September 1, 2010
UCSC VS. Menlo College
ATHERTON, CA --The UCSC Men faced a surprisingly challenging foe on Wednesday when they played bay area NAIA school Menlo College. The Slug Men were scored on right off the bat off a quick turnover in the midfield, that lead to a goal for Menlo.