Titans Earn Exhibition Win Over AlbertaCal State Fullerton earned its first win of the spring exhibition season by upending the University of Alberta (Canada) by the final of 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Titan Stadium.
Men's Soccer Inks Eight RecruitsCal State Fullerton head men’s soccer coach Bob Ammann announced Tuesday that forward David Beary (San Diego, CA./La Jolla HS), defender Zach Bryan (Murrieta, CA./Murrieta HS), forward Marc Fenelus (Providenciales, Turks and Caicos/Western Texas College), defender Myles Lark (Fresno, CA./Monte Vista HS), midfielder Garrett Losee (South Jordan, UT./BYU), midfielder Steven Ortiz (Torrance, CA./South HS), forward Amara Soumah (Denver, CO./Illinois Central College), and midfielder Dean Wright (Chatsworth, CA./Chatsworth HS) have signed National Letters of Intent to continue their soccer careers with the Titans.
Venegas' Strike Named NASL Play of the YearAfter six weeks of voting, 16 Play of the Year candidates were whittled down to just one and former Cal State Fullerton men's soccer standout Kevin Venegas emerged victorious, as his long-range strike for the Minnesota Stars was selected by NASL.com voters as the league's Play of the Year.
Titans Fall in Big West Semis at UC Davis, 2-0Matt Sheldon's 27th-minute strike proved to be the early game-winner while Ian Palmer added an insurance strike late in the second half Wednesday afternoon, lifting host UC Davis to a 2-0 victory over Cal State Fullerton in a 2012 Big West Conference Tournament semifinal match-up at the Aggie Soccer Field.
Titans Travel North to UC Davis to Kick Off Big West Tournament PlayAfter being picked fourth in the Big West Conference South Division and seventh overall, the Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team begins its “second season” this week as one of four qualifiers for the 2012 Big West Men’s Soccer Tournament that kicks-off on Wednesday (Nov. 7).
Titans' Trio Earns All-Big West Conference HonorsCal State Fullerton senior Jesse Escalante and sophomore Ian Ramos were named to the first team while senior Gerzon Blanco was an honorable mention selection as the Big West Conference released its postseason honor roll as selected by the coaches on Monday afternoon.
Titans Tourney Bound With "Senior Night" WinCal State Fullerton senior Gerzon Blanco finished with a goal and an assist while senior Jesse Escalante added the eventual game-winner in the 73rd minute on Saturday night, lifting the host Titans to a 2-1 "Senior Night" victory over UC Riverside and a berth into the 2012 Big West Conference Tournament.
Key Battles Remain as Titans Look to Lock-Up Playoff BerthWinners of three-straight matches, the Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team (7-10-1 overall, 3-4-1 in the Big West Conference) makes its final push for the Big West Conference Tournament this week with a pair of matches to wrap up the 2012 regular season.
Titans Edged in Road Finale at Northridge, 1-0Despite holding a 17-7 advantage in the shot column for the match, the Cal State Fullerton men's soccer team could not dent the back of the net on Wednesday night, falling to host Cal State Northridge, 1-0, in a clash of the top two teams in the Big West Conference's South Division.
Clean Sheet Nets Titans' Escalante Big West Weekly HonorsCal State Fullerton junior goalkeeper Bryan Escalante was named the Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon after helping the Titans pick up three key points in a 1-0 shutout of UC Irvine over the weekend.
Blanco's Late Strike Lifts Titans to VictoryCal State Fullerton senior Gerzon Blanco netted his second game-winning goal in as many matches on Saturday night, breaking a scoreless tie in the 83rd minute to lift the Titans to the 1-0 win over visiting UC Irvine at Titan Stadium.
Ramos Nets Big West Offensive Player of the Week LaurelsCal State Fullerton sophomore midfielder Ian Ramos was named the Big West Conference's Offensive Player of the Week on Monday afternoon after his offensive exploits helped lead the Titans' men's soccer team to an unbeaten week with wins over Cal State Northridge and UC Riverside.
Blanco's "Golden Goal" Nets Titans Key PointsCal State Fullerton senior Gerzon Blanco scored the "golden goal" game-winner with less then two minutes remaining in the second overtime period on Saturday night, giving the visiting Titans a much-needed, 3-2, victory over host UC Riverside in a key Big West Conference match-up at the UCR Soccer Stadium.
Ramos' Hat Trick Powers Second-Half BarrageCal State Fullerton sophomore Ian Ramos netted his first career hat trick, scoring three times in the second half -- including the eventual game-winner in the 71st minute -- to lift the Titans to a 5-4 win over No. 14 Cal State Northridge on Wednesday night at Titan Stadium.
Division-Leading Matadors, Highlanders Up Next for TitansThe Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team (4-10-1 overall, 0-4-1 Big West Conference) looks to get off the schnide with a pair of matches this week as the Titans continue Big West Conference South Division play against nationally ranked Northridge and UC Riverside.
'Eaters Trip Titans With Late Strike in Battle of O.C.UC Irvine's Pavle Atanackovic finished with a three-point night, including the assist on Enrique Cardenas' game-winner with less than five minutes to play, lifting the host Anteaters to a 2-1 win over Cal State Fullerton on Saturday night in Irvine, Calif.
South Division Play Begins This Weekend at UC IrvineAfter a frustrating trip to Northern California last weekend, the Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team (4-9-1 overall, 0-3-1 Big West Conference) turns its attention to its South Division foes beginning this weekend.
Titans Fall at UC Davis On Late StrikeAlex Henry's first goal of the season with just over 10 minutes to play in regulation snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted host UC Davis to a, 2-1, Big West Conference men's soccer victory over Cal State Fullerton on Sunday afternoon.
Early Goals Sting Titans at Sacramento StateSacramento State's Nate Nugen scored just 42 seconds in the match and Chris Sandoval added the eventual game-winner in the 21st minute Friday afternoon as the host Hornets remained unbeaten in Big West Conference play with a 2-1 victory over Cal State Fullerton at Hornet Field.
Men's Soccer on the Road at Sacramento State, UC DavisFresh off a battle with the nation's No. 3-ranked side, the Cal State Fullerton men's soccer team (4-7-1 overall, 0-1-1 in the Big West Conference) hits the road for the first time in conference play this weekend, completing its tour against the Big West's North Division with contests at newcomer Sacramento State and UC Davis in Northern California.
Titans, No. 3 Gauchos Battle to Scoreless DrawNo. 3 UC Santa Barbara out-shot host Cal State Fullerton, 17-9, for the match, but neither team could dent the back of the net through 110 minutes Sunday night as the Titans and Gauchos battled to a contentious scoreless draw in front of 1,002 fans in a Big West Conference soccer clash at Titan Stadium.
Men's Soccer Update with Bobby ReissMen's soccer player and Titans' roving reporter Jameson Campbell interviews his teammate Bobby Reiss about the team's progress though the season so far.
Pridham Lifts Cal Poly Over Cal State Fullerton, 2-0Cal Poly junior Mackenzie Pridham found the back of the net in each half while the defense held host Cal State Fullerton to without a shot in the first period Friday night as the visiting Mustangs shut down the Titans’ offense with a 2-0 shutout at Titan Stadium.
Escalante ‘Golden’ as Titans Win Third-StraightSenior Jesse Escalante’s curling goal with just under four minutes remaining in the first overtime period snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted host Cal State Fullerton to its third-straight victory, 2-1, over visiting San Diego on Sunday night at Titan Stadium.
Fullerton Grounds Air Force With 2-0 ShutoutCal State Fullerton’s Anthony Rosales and Jesse Escalante each found the back of the net and the Titans’ defense teamed up for its first shutout of the season as the home side blanked visiting Air Force, 2-0, on Thursday night in a non-conference men’s soccer match-up at Titan Stadium.
Non-Conference Schedule Concludes With Air Force, San DiegoFollowing four-straight matches on the road, the Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team (2-6 overall) returns home to Titan Stadium for its next four matches -- including the team’s Big West Conference openers -- over the next two weeks.
Streaking Escalante Named Player of the WeekCal State Fullerton senior Jesse Escalante was named the Big West Conference men's soccer Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career on Monday afternoon, helping power an offensive outburst for the Titans last week.
Offense Fires Back in Win Over SyracuseJesse Escalante scored his fourth goal of the season and added an assist while teammates Anthony Rosales and Ian Ramos each also found the back of the net on Sunday morning, lifting the Titans to a, 3-1, win over Syracuse to close out the UNLV Nike Invitational in Las Vegas.
Canisius Cruises by Cal State Fullerton, 4-2Canisius College’s Gavin Falconer scored twice and Regan Steele added two assists Friday evening, overcoming a 16-9 shot advantage by Cal State Fullerton en route to a, 4-2, victory over the Titans in the first match of the UNLV Nike Invitational in Las Vegas.
Titans Face Trio of Teams on the RoadAfter playing just once last week, the schedule for the Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team (1-4 overall) picks up considerably in the next seven days as the Titans are slated to take on a trio of schools on the road to close out a four-match road swing.
Runners Turn Away Titans, 2-1Christian Duarte’s first goal of the season in the 84th minute proved to be the game-winner and Bakersfield goalkeeper Eric Shannon made nine saves on the night, helping lift the host Roadrunners to a, 2-1, victory over visiting Cal State Fullerton at the CSUB Main Soccer Field on Monday.
Second-Half PK Sinks Titans at LMU, 1-0Loyola Marymount's Pedro Velazquez converted a penalty kick in the 55th minute for the only goal of the match and goalkeeper Vince Paldino denied Cal State Fullerton on a penalty kick attempt 12 minutes later as the Lions edged out the visiting Titans, 1-0, on Friday afternoon at Sullivan Field in Los Angeles.
Titans Look to Tame Lions in Lone MatchAfter four straight at home to open the 2012 season, the Cal State Fullerton men's soccer team (1-3 overall) hits the road for the first time in the current campaign, making a short jaunt north to take on Loyola Marymount in its only game of the week.
Birt Burns Rebels in Overtime to Lift Titans, 2-1Cal State Fullerton senior Jonathan Birt finished with a goal and an assist on Sunday night, including heading home the “golden goal” game-winner in the fifth minute of the second overtime period, helping the Titans rally for a, 2-1, come-from-behind victory over visiting UNLV at Titan Stadium.
Fullerton Falls in Heartbreaker Against Cornell, 2-1Jake Kirsch’s header off a free kick with just over three minutes remaining in regulation Friday night snapped a 1-1 tie and lifted visiting Cornell to a 2-1 non-conference men’s soccer victory over Cal State Fullerton at Titan Stadium.