Sep 09, 2018

Second Half Slips Cost Bruins Against La Verne

A Winning Tradition

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

By: Jake Bienvenue

LA VERNE, Calif. --- The George Fox men's soccer team continued their road stint in California with a matchup against the Leopards of La Verne University, losing a tough one, 3-0.


The Bruins came out of the gate aggressive, creating a pair of solid chances in the first half. The first came on a header shot from Isaiah Carrillo in the 8th minute which was saved by the opposing keeper. The second came in the 25th minute on a shot by Bruin defender William Rudd which was also saved.

Neither team was able to score in the opening period of play as the Bruins and the Leopards found themselves tied at half, 0-0.

Noah LaMadrid of George Fox put a shot on frame in the the opening minute of the second half in an attempt to spark the Bruin offense, but it was the Leopards who netted the opening goal on a counterattack two minutes later to take the lead, 1-0, in the 48th minute.

La Verne struck again in the 61st minute to push the lead to 2-0.

The Bruins continued to try to set up their offense, but even so, the Leopards found the back of the net once more in the 69th minute to widen the gap.

La Verne outshot the Bruins 8-7 as George Fox dropped a tough one, 3-0.

Top Performers:

Tyson Horn played well off the bench, leading the team in shots with two.

What It Means:

The Bruins finish non-conference games with a record of 1-3.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins open conference play with a home matchup against Whitworth on Friday at 7:30pm.