STOCKTON, Calif. - The Pacific men's soccer team continues West Coast Conference action this Friday when they head to San Francisco to battle the Dons at 7 PM. The match will be live streamed free of charge courtesy of theW.tv.
In their WCC opener last week, Pacific fell to reigning Conference Champion Portland 3-1 to bring the Tigers to 8-3 overall this season. Tariq Branche scored off an assist from Bob Groenendijk for his third goal in two games, and Curtis Goldsmith added a pair of saves in the setback.
The Dons (3-8, 0-1 WCC) hold a narrow 2-1 all-time mark over Pacific, with the Tigers taking the last meeting 3-2 at Knoles Field during the 2016 season. Camden Riley put the Orange and Black on the board in the 23rd and Julio Cervantes made it 2-0 just five minutes later. After San Francisco tied it up, Tyson Fox netted the game-winner in the 76th off an assist from Andres Ochoa to notch the victory.
The Tigers are currently receiving votes in the United Soccer Coaches poll and are also ranked No. 21 in Soccer America and No. 26 in College Soccer News.
Pacific wraps up its five-game road trip next Tuesday, Oct. 17th at 7 PM against Santa Clara. The Tigers return home on Oct. 27th at 7 PM to host San Diego, and the first 250 fans in attendance will receive a free vuvuzela to cheer their Tigers on.