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UCLA, LMU Tie 3-3 In Exhibition Game
By: UCLA Athletics

Aug. 20, 2006

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Los Angeles, Calif. - The UCLA men's soccer team played to a 3-3 tie at Loyola Marymount on Sunday afternoon at LMU's Sullivan Field. The two teams played one 45 minute period and two 30 minute periods. After a scoreless first, the teams combined for six goals in the final two periods.

UCLA's defense kept LMU under control in the first period, not allowing any shots in the first 45 minutes. The Bruins had eight shots during that time, five of which were saved by LMU goalkeeper Robert Flores.

In the second period, with most of the starters sitting out, the scoring opened up, and UCLA got on the scoreboard first thanks to an own goal at 67:18. Exactly 30 seconds later, sophomore forward Jason Leopoldo doubled up the score with a shot from the center of the box. LMU struck back quickly, earning a penalty kick at 70:43 that Adam Sloustcher converted. Trini Gomez tied up the game at 72:04 on a header from a corner kick.

The final period saw LMU record the go-ahead goal on a free kick at 83:02. Brad Stisser's free kick ricocheted off the right post and went in to the left corner past Bruin keeper Trevor Hunter. But with just two minutes left to play in the game, sophomore forward Maxwell Griffin scored the equalizer, hitting in an empty net shot after the LMU goalkeeper came out to challenge.

Twenty-three of UCLA's 26 players saw action for the Bruins; the only ones who did not play were injured players Brandon Owens, Edwige Ligonde and Chance Myers.

The Bruins will officially kick off the season on Saturday, Aug. 26 against Cal State Northridge at Drake Stadium at 7 pm.

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Tuesday, Aug 18
vs. Mexican U-17 ...
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1
Saturday, Aug 22
vs. San Francisco
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Saturday, Aug 29
vs. New Mexico
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 04
at Maryland
College Park, MD
L, 1 - 2 (OT)
Monday, Sep 07
at Georgetown
Washington, DC
L, 1 - 3
Sunday, Sep 13
vs. UC Riverside
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2 (OT)
Friday, Sep 18
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Monday, Sep 21
vs. UC Santa Barbara
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Sep 25
vs. VCU
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 27
vs. UC Irvine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3 (OT)
Friday, Oct 02
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 0 - 1 (2OT)
Sunday, Oct 04 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Monday, Oct 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. San Diego State
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 16 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
Monday, Oct 19 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Oct 23 - 8:00 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 3:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 10:00 AM PST
at Akron
Akron, OH
Friday, Nov 06 - 2:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Nov 08 - 5:00 PM PST
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Nov 14 - 7:00 PM PST
at San Diego State
San Diego, CA
Thursday, Nov 19 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Sunday, Nov 29 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round
Friday, Dec 04 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Quarterfinals
Friday, Dec 11 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA College Cup ...
Kansas City, MO
Sunday, Dec 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA College Cup ...
Kansas City, MO