On Saturday, playing away on Cal Lutheran (1-8-2, 1-6-1 SCIAC) turf, the CMS Men's Soccer Team (6-2-2, 4-1-2 SCIAC) was able to come from a first half deficit to win 2-1 in the final 20 minutes of play.
Cal Lutheran was able to maintain their 1-0 lead through the first half. The Stags didn't give up though and pressured the CLU defense from the moment the second half started, outshooting the Kingsmen 9-3 and earning 5 of their 8 corner kicks in the second half.
In the 71st minute the Stags were able to tie up the game when Eric Bean (JR, Waukee, IA) assisted a goal by Stefan Gonzalez (GR, San Gabriel). The game winner came for CMS with just ten minutes left, when a deflected shot by John Shaughnessy (FR, San Diego) was rebounded and finished by Ian Anderson (SR, San Francisco).
CMS will play at Whittier (6-4-1, 4-2-1 SCIAC) on Wednesday night at 7pm. In their last matchup the two teams played through double OT for a scoreless draw.