Oct 30, 2016

Bruins Complete Last Trip to Washington

A Winning Tradition

 
  • 2 NCCAA National Championships (1988, 1990)
  • 4 NCCAA National Tournaments (1986, 1987, 1988, 1990)
  • 4 NCCAA District/Regional Championships (1986, 1987, 1988, 1990)
  • 6 NCCAA District/Regional Tournaments (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)
  • 1 NAIA National Tournament (1993)
  • 1 NAIA Regional/Area Championship (1993)
  • 3 NAIA Regional/Area Tournaments (1993, 1996, 1998)
  • 2 NAIA District Championships (1990, 1993)
  • 5 NAIA District Tournaments (1988, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)
  • 2 Northwest Conference Tournaments (1995, 1996)
  • 1 Cascade Conference Tournament (1994)
  • 4 NAIA Top 25 National Rankings (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995)
  • 1 NCCAA National Player of the Year (Dan LaVeine, 1990)
  • 1 NSCAA/Umbro National Goalkeeper of the Year (Jeff Nelson, 1994)
  • 1 NAIA Area Coach of the Year
  • 1 NAIA District Coach of the Year
  • 34 All-Americans 
  • 16 Academic All-Americans 
  • 11 players signed to professional contracts
 

By: Alex Plusquellec

TACOMA, Wash. --- The Bruins hit the road Sunday to take on Pacific Lutheran for the final time this season, as the Bruins fell, 6-2.

Recap:
The Lutes jumped out to an early lead over the Bruins, scoring on a penalty kick in the 13th minute. The Bruins earned a corner kick shortly after, but weren't able to get a clean shot on goal. In the 41st minute, Austin Ziegler missed a shot high, and two minutes later the Lutes found the back of the net again, taking a 2-0 lead into the half.

The second half began with two quick strikes from the Lutes that increased their lead to a commanding 4-0. As the half continued, the Lutes added another two scores in the 65th minute and 74th minute. 

The Bruins got on the board in the 78th minute as Dennis Zapata scored on an assist from Trevor Martin. In the 80th minute, Liam Clancy tallied another goal for the Bruins.

Top Performers:
Clancy and Zapata each scored for the Bruins, and Martin added two shots on goal. 

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will finish their season on Saturday at Pacific. The match is set to begin at 1:30 p.m.