Nov 02, 2018

Bruins Close Out Season Against Boxers

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

FOREST GROVE --- The George Fox men's soccer team traveled to Pacific University to take on the Boxers in the last game of the season, losing a tough one, 2-0.

Recap:

The Boxers struck early, netting a goal in the seventh minute to take the lead at the beginning of the first half.  

The Bruins created a handful of chances around the 34th minute. Jackson Keller took a shot which deflected off the crossbar, then Isaiah Carrillo collected the ball and took a shot which missed wide, then Keller took another shot which narrowly missed.

Pacific managed to earn a penalty kick at the very end of the first period, converting the set piece to go ahead by two.

George Fox was unable to equalize as the time ran into the half keeping the score at 2-0.

The Bruins came out aggressive in the second half, as Jared McInnes had a header shot which deflected off the woodwork in the 59th minute.

They were unable to find the back of the net late, dropping a tough one on the road to cap off the season.

Top Performers:

Keller paced the team with two shots and Trevor Martin finished with a shot on frame in the Bruins offensive effort.

What It Means:

The Bruins finish the 2018 season with a record of 1-9-4 in conference play and 2-12-4 overall.