Cal Hosts No. 11 Loyola Marymount
BERKELEY – The California men's soccer team hosts No. 11 Loyola Marymount in a nonconference game on Friday at 1 p.m. in the friendly confines of Edwards Stadium. The game will air on Pac-12 Insider.
The Golden Bears bring a 2-4-1 record into the match with the Lions, who are unbeaten at 7-0-1.
Games at Edwards Stadium are open to the public. For the 2021 fall season, all nonconference games – including the game against Loyola Marymount – will be free of charge. Tickets will be available for purchase on game day for all Pac-12 Conference games. Admission for conference games – starting with the Oregon State game on Oct. 7 – is $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and $5 for youth. For more information, please visit the CalBears.com ticket page or text/call the Gold Standard Sales and Service team at (800) GO BEARS (462-3277).
Cal Athletics follows all state and local public health guidelines to mitigate risk and support the health and well-being of those who attend Cal athletic events. Under these policies, fans attending outdoor events on campus are strongly encouraged to wear facial coverings in outdoor areas. Facial coverings are required at all times in indoor spaces (i.e., restrooms) for guests ages 2 and up regardless of vaccination status, unless actively eating or drinking. Masks will be available at entrances for fans upon request.
Individuals who are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or are under a quarantine or isolation order should not attend.
These protocols are subject to change based on local, state and national guidelines.
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Last Time: Bears Open Pac-12 Slate 0-2
Cal dropped its first two Pac-12 games of the season when it fell at No. 21 San Diego State, 2-0, on Sept. 16 and at UCLA, 2-1, on Sept. 19. In the latter match, Cal freshman forward Shoei Honda scored the second goal of his career, off an assist by midfielder/forward Evan Davila.
About the Bears
- Evan Davila (2 goals, 3 assists) leads the team in points (7) and assists.
- Davila is tied for 24th in the nation with three assists.
- Jack Singer paces the Bears in goals (3) and ranks second in points (6).
- Midfielder/forward Wyatt Meyer has two goals and an assist and ranks third in points (5).
- Goalie Collin Travasos has a 1.60 GAA after playing two and a half games.
- Goalkeeper Chris Gustini, who started the first five games, has a 1.48 goals-against average.
- Kevin Grimes, a five-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year who is Cal's all-time leader with 210 wins, is in his 22nd season as the Bears' head coach.
- The Lions are on a six-game winning streak.
- LMU beat UC Santa Barbara, 1-0 (2OT), and Cal Poly (1-0) in its last two games.
- Midfielder Noel Caliskan leads the way in points (7) and is tied with midfielder Narciso Cervantes in goals (3 each).
- Defender Christian Wood has a team-best three assists.
- Goalkeeper Jacob Jackson has a 0.53 GAA and four shutouts.
- Paul Krumpe is in his 24th year as LMU's head coach.
Singer, Davila Lauded For Play In Wins
Jack Singer claimed the Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week after scoring three goals to lead Cal to victories over Dixie State on Sept. 3 and UNLV on Sept 5. This is the San Francisco native's first Pac-12 weekly award and the 40th for the Golden Bears program. Evan Davila claimed honorable mention for the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week for his heroics in both games.
Singer, a junior who has played as a defender, midfielder and forward in the early part of the season, netted the gamewinner in Cal's 2-0 victory over Dixie State in the home opener. He then scored Cal's first and third goals in a 4-3 win over UNLV also at Edwards Stadium.
Davila assisted on Singer's goal vs. Dixie State and scored Cal's second, and then the sophomore scored his second goal of the season against UNLV.
Midfielder Fernando Andrade writes Fer Play, a Cal men's soccer blog on CalBears.com. A declared political science major aspiring to also major in business administration, Andrade gives insight and behind the scenes details about the Bears during the fall regular season. Click here to read Fer Play.
Cal returns to Pac-12 Conference action when the Bears play at Stanford on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in the first game of the Big Clasico. The match will air on the Pac-12 Networks.
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