Simpson opens Cal Pac North season with a tie

Simpson University Sports News


VALLEJO, Calif. - The Red Hawks men’s soccer team started team started their Cal Pac North schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 3, when they traveled to Vallejo to take on the Keelhaulers from CSU Maritime. It was a hard fought match, which saw the game end in a 0-0 tie after double overtime.

Both teams created chances to score. Simpson’s most dangerous chance came in the early stages of the first half when Angel Garcia crossed a ball to Jordan Daigre, whose header narrowly missed the goal. Andrew Sill also came close in the first half when his shot was saved by Keelhaulers goalkeeper Kyle Carpenter.

In the second half, Carpenter kept everything out, including chances from Garcia and Daigre. Red Hawks goalkeeper Justin Webb made 11 saves on the night.

In overtime, Keelhaulers forward Marshall Fice was red carded for a reckless tackle on Garcia. Unfortunately, the Red Hawks did not benefit from their numerical advantage and the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

The Red Hawks will now gear up for a big rivalry game against the Warriors from William Jessup on Saturday, Oct. 6, in Redding at 3 p.m.


Story by Dan Anderson

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