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Sagehens Drop Road Contest To La Verne, 1-0

Sagehens Drop Road Contest To La Verne, 1-0

LA VERNE, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Soccer Team fell to SCIAC opponent La Verne 1-0 on the road on Wednesday night at Ortmayer Stadium.

Season Impact: With the loss, the Sagehens fall to 1-4 overall and 0-2 in SCIAC play this season.

The Sagehens were the aggressors on offense as they outshot La Verne 17-8 with eight shots on goal.  Pomona-Pitzer also managed to earn six corner kicks but were held scoreless again in the 1-0 defeat.

The Sagehens came away with a big stop early in the first half as Will Brooks stopped a one v one chance for the Leopards to keep the game even at 0-0.  The game went scoreless for the majority of the first half, but the Leopards netted the only goal of the contest just before halftime on a long shot outside the box to make it 1-0 in the 43rd minute.

La Verne packed the box in the second half to preserve the 1-0 lead with the Sagehens searching for an equalizer. A couple good chances late in the game were sent away by the Leopards' keeper as Pomona-Pitzer suffered its second-straight 1-0 defeat in SCIAC play.

Up Next: The Sagehens return home to take on Caltech on Saturday, September 25th at 11:00 a.m.