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  • OXY SOCCER TEAMS RECEIVE NSCAA TEAM ACADEMIC AWARDS
    December 21, 2011
    LOS ANGELES — The Occidental College soccer teams were the only SCIAC school to have both programs earn NSCAA College Team Academic Awards.
  • SAKAMOTO, BRANDFORD AND MURRAY MAKE ALL-SCIAC TEAM
    November 16, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Occidental College men’s soccer players Reid Sakamoto (Honolulu, HI), Marcus Brandford (Seattle, WA) and Ben Murray (Sandpoint, ID) were named Second Team All-SCIAC on Wednesday.
  • RICHARDSON SCORES FIRST GOALS IN OXY WIN
    October 29, 2011
    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – There’s no better way to end a season than with a win, and the Occidental College men’s soccer team did exactly that on Saturday.
  • FOUR GOALS ON FOUR SHOTS BEATS TIGERS
    October 26, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — On the first four shots they allowed, the Occidental College men's soccer team gave up four goals, losing to Whittier College 4-0 on Wednesday in the team's last home game this season at Lower Field.
  • SLUGGISH START HURTS TIGERS
    October 22, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The Occidental College men’s soccer team held off a corner kick onslaught from Pomona-Pitzer for as long as they could in the first half on Saturday, but eventually conceded a goal and the game, losing to the Sagehens 1-0 at Lower Field.
  • TIGERS IMPRESSIVE DESPITE SCORE
    October 19, 2011
    REDLANDS, Calif. — Ben Murray (Sandpoint, ID) scored a pair of goals for the second straight game and the Occidental College men’s soccer team was as good as its been all season in spurts, but the Tigers fell short in their quest to knock of No. 21 Redlands, losing to the first place SCIAC team 6-2 on the road.
  • A NIGHT ON THE TOWN
    October 14, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — With the Disney Concert Hall and the high-rises of downtown Los Angeles in the background, the Occidental College Men’s soccer team took a break from the heart of their season to break bread with parents and alums at McCormick and Schmick’s on Oct. 8.
  • THREE SECOND HALF GOALS BEAT OXY
    October 12, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Occidental College was even with one of the better SCIAC men’s soccer teams for the first 44 minutes on Wednesday, playing Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to a 1-1 draw with each team recording seven shots.
  • OXY RESERVES COME CLOSE IN FRIENDLY
    October 09, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — With most of their starters resting to give some of their younger players valuable experience, the Occidental College men’s soccer team lost a friendly to UC Santa Cruz 1-0 on Sunday at Lower Field.
  • PENTLAND SCORES SECOND CONSECUTIVE GAME-WINNER; OXY .500
    October 08, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — At times it was sloppy and at times it was uneasy, but the Occidental College men’ soccer team finally found the net 57 minutes into their match with Cal Tech, beating the Beavers 1-0 at Lower Field on Saturday.
  • LARKIN'S PK SAVE THE DIFFERENCE IN TIGERS WIN
    October 05, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Occidental College goalkeeper Andrew Larkin made a diving save to stop Raul Yepez' penalty kick in the 16th minute, preventing Cal Lutheran University from taking an early lead and preserving what would eventually be a 1-0 victory for the Tigers men’s soccer team.
  • TOUGHNESS GIVES WHITTIER EDGE IN WIN
    October 01, 2011
    WHITTIER, Calif. — A similar theme was again the difference for the Occidental College men's soccer team in a 2-1 loss at Whittier College on Saturday.
  • EARLY GOAL BURNS TIGERS IN LOSS
    September 28, 2011
    CLAREMONT, Calif. — Sometimes in soccer, one play is all it takes to win or lose a game. On Wednesday afternoon, the Occidental College men’s soccer team was on the wrong end of that reality, losing to Pomona-Pitzer 1-0 at Soccer Field.
  • OXY RESTS LEGS, LOSES BIG TO WHEATON
    September 26, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — With several starters resting their legs and recovering from minor injuries, the Occidental College men's soccer team struggled in a friendly, losing Monday 5-1 to Wheaton College (Ill.) at Lower Field.
  • Two goals in two minutes the difference in Oxy loss
    September 24, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif.—There were two plays in the first three minutes that the Occidental College men’s soccer team wishes they had back on Saturday.
  • Tigers offense comes alive in home opener
    September 21, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif.— On a perfectly executed set piece in the 36th minute, Garret Schwab headed home the first of three goals for the Occidental College men’s soccer team, sparking the Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the University of La Verne.
  • Larkin's impressive goalkeeping not enough in Tigers loss
    September 17, 2011
    CLAREMONT, Calif.—Despite goalkeeper Andrew Larkin’s best efforts Saturday afternoon, the Occidental College men’s soccer team dropped their SCIAC match at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 2-1. Larkin anchored the Tigers defense all game long, fielding shot after shot.
  • Freshmen record firsts in Oxy win
    September 14, 2011
    PASADENA, Calif. — Freshmen Tyler Eng and Traylor White each scored their first career goals as Tigers, leading the Occidental College men’s soccer team to a 4-0 road win over Cal Tech on Wednesday.
  • Tigers lose in overtime
    September 10, 2011
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Doug Pentland got the Occidental College men's soccer team out in front with a goal in the 30th minute, but La Sierra University tied the game on a penalty kick early in the second half, then James Ross' goal in the 96th minute won it for LSU.
  • 2011 Fall Sports Season Starts Today
    September 07, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The 2011 Occidental College fall sports season officially starts today with a trio of Tigers sporting events.
  • Men's soccer can't convert opportunities in loss
    September 07, 2011
    ORANGE, Calif. – It was a rough start of the season on the road for the Occidental College men’s soccer team on Wednesday.
  • Season Preview: Oxy men's soccer eyes postseason tourney
    September 04, 2011
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Earning a spot in the SCIAC postseason tournament is the focus of the 2011 season.