The California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) men’s soccer team battled against the University Of California, San Diego Tritons on Sept. 29 and lost 2-0. The game took place at the Otters Sports Complex where the men’s soccer team previously tied with score of 3-3 against California State University, San Marcos. Up until this game, the men’s soccer team had a winning streak of five with zero losses.
The ferocity and high energy of both the Otters and Tritons were exemplified in their sportsmanship. By the end of the first half of the game, the score remained tied at 0-0. During the second half, at 39:45, Triton Brett Jones, 10, scored a goal on the lower right of the net.
Exactly fifteen seconds after the first goal, Triton Jonathan Sabouri, 11, scored in the high right corner of the net, making the second goal for the Tritons. The Otters fought hard for the rest of the game, but couldn’t score.
Although this was their first loss, the next chance to win will take place at California State University, East Bay on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The next home game is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6 against the Sonoma State University Seawolves at 2 p.m.