The Pacific field hockey team set a program record for goals in a 12-0 win over LIU-Brooklyn on Friday in Springfield, Missouri.
The previous record of eight goals was set earlier this season against Vermont. The Tigers (5-3) took 43 shots on Friday, another program record, and had a 21-1 advantage in shots on goal. Pacific scored on seven of their 13 corners and won their fifth consecutive game.
The Tigers have scored 42 goals this season after scoring 34 all of last season, and their total thus far is the third-most for an entire season with 10 games to play.
Marguerite van Wyk scored four goals in the first half, her second consecutive game with three or more goals.
Pacific 2, San Diego State 0
At San Diego, the Tigers (6-2-0) upset No. 11 San Diego State (4-1-2) on two first-half goals and an outstanding effort on defense. Camden Riley scored his third goal this season in the 31st minute on an assist by Andres Ochoa, and Julio Cervantes scored an insurance goal in the 42nd minute on an assist by Anthony Orendain and Tristan Blackmon. Curtis Goldsmith made three saves and improved to 6-0.
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Pacific 15, Air Force 7
At Berkeley, the No. 4 Tigers went 5 for 7 on the power play and will play No. 5 Stanford in the quarterfinals at 9:25 a.m. today at Cal's Mountain Pacific Tournament. Engin Ege Colak scored a career-high five goals and Tim Reeves had three. Luke Pavillard and Aleksander Petrovic each scored twice. Alen Osmanovic had 13 saves for Pacific (10-0).
Delta men split pair
At San Luis Obispo, the Mustangs defeated state No. 5-ranked L.A. Valley 11-10 in double overtime, but lost to top-ranked Golden West 20-8 on the first day of the Cuesta Invitational.
Jay Halva scored six goals to lead Delta against L.A. Valley. Kole Gonzales had three goals, and Cody Wickman had two goals, including the game-winner with 1:27 remaining in the second overtime. Goalie Michael Bria had nine saves.
Against Golden West, Halva had five goals, Gonzales two goals, and Josh Urteaga had one goal.
Today, Delta meets No. 4 Riverside at 8 a.m., and No. 2 Long Beach at 2:30 p.m.
Diaz advances in singles
At San Francisco, Miguel Diaz advanced to the round of 16 in men’s singles at the Battle in the Bay Classic at California Tennis Club. Diaz beat Boise State’s Brian Tran 7-5, 6-1. Diaz will play seventh-seeded Brandon Holt of USC at 12:30 p.m. today.
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McNair splits pair
At Stockton, the Eagles (1-5) defeated Stagg 16-13, but lost to Ceres 17-15 during the first day of the McNair Tournament. Against Stagg, Raymond Borelis and Shane Malvey each had six goals and Kelvin Bahn had four goals. Malvey had six goals and Banh three goals in the loss to Ceres.
McNair plays Tracy at 8 a.m. today, and plays again later in the day.
Tracy 3, Lodi 0
At Lodi, the Bulldogs swept the Flames 25-12, 25-14, 25-22 in both teams' Tri-City Athletic League opener on Thursday. For Tracy (15-1, 1-0 TCAL), Hannah Presley had 12 assists, seven kills and three aces, Cassie Corbett and Jasmine Childress had six kills each and Karina Rodriguez had 14 assists.
Rams win twice in tourney
At Clovis, St. Mary’s went 2-1 on the first day of the John Riding Memorial Hard-Driven Volleyball Challenge. The Rams lost to Clovis North 25-20, but rebounded to beat Central Valley Christian 25-9, 25-13 and North Bakersfield 25-18, 25-17. St. Mary’s, which is playing in the gold bracket, was led by Sienna Haggerty with six aces and 10 kills. St. Mary’s resumes play at 10 a.m. today against Sanger.