Sep 29, 2018

Lutes Overcome Bruins

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

TACOMA --- The George Fox men's soccer team took on Pacific Lutheran on the road on Saturday, losing the Northwest Conference matchup 7-1.

Recap:

Moises Manon provided some early offense for the Bruins, taking shots in the 2nd and 5th minutes to put pressure on the Lutes' defense.

Pacific Lutheran struck twice in rapid succession, scoring two goals in the 11th and 12th minutes to take an early lead, 2-0.

The teams went back-and-forth through the remainder of the first half, although neither side was able to find the back of the net. Pacific Lutheran held a 2-0 lead heading into halftime.

The Lutes went on an offensive tear in the second half, scoring five goals in the period.

The Bruins finally found pay dirt in the 90th minute. Senior defender Alex Barene slipped the goal past the opposing keeper to put George Fox on the board in the final minute.

Top Performers:

Barene scored the lone goal for the Bruins while Manon provided solid offensive pressure, tallying two shots.

What It Means:

The Bruins fall to 1-7-1 on the season and 0-4-1 in NWC play.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins continue their road trip in Washington with a road game against Puget Sound Sunday, Sept. 30 at 12:00 pm.