Rutgers Men’s Soccer Ends Regular Season with 1-0 Loss to UCLA
Official Rutgers Press Release:
The Rutgers men’s soccer team (8-4-5, 4-2-2) dropped a 1-0 decision to UCLA (9-5-1, 3-3-1) on Saturday afternoon to cap the 2022 regular season.
UCLA tallied a goal in the 25th minute when Riley Ferch scored the only goal on an assist from Tommy Silva and Jose Sosa.
Rutgers opportunities were limited, with the best coming when MD Myers had a chance with the penalty kick in the 86th minute, but did not convert.
Ciaran Dalton had no saves, and gave up only one goal in 90 minutes in net for Rutgers. UCLA only attempted six shots on Rutgers, one of which was a shot on goal, which turned out to be the game winner.
Nate Crockford held Rutgers scoreless with six saves in net for the Bruins.
The Scarlet Knights held Senior Day, welcoming family on the field to honor the class with framed jerseys. The team’s ceremony celebrated graduate students Pablo Avila and Thomas DeVizio as well as seniors Randy Arronis, Hugo Le Guennec, MD Myers, Anthony O’Donnell, Jackson Temple, Chris Tiao, Zach Riviere and Keegan Vedder.
The Big Ten tournament will begin Friday, November 4 at Yurcak Field in Piscataway. Opponent and time will be determined this week.