We could have easily won, but at the same time we could have lost.Penn State exposed us in transition, and that is something we must improve going forward, but there were a lot of positives tonight, and now we look to Sunday and another day to get better." Recapping Sunday's win vs. I think we found out rhythm in parts and were pretty and had nice opportunities - a couple we capitalized on, but most we didn't.We need to improve in many aspects of the game like our defense.
The teams were even through the first 45 minutes besides a goal from the Nittany Lions in the 32nd minute.
Both sides continued to attack in the second half, and UCI would find an equalizer in the 67th minute as headed home the first of his career.
The Anteaters are 2-3 in matches played at New Mexico.
UCI and UNM were conference members five times for matches in 1992--01 UCI played Denver and New Mexico in the same season one other time - 2000.
GRANGE AND ASHWILL INVITATIONAL Denver starts the week off in a neutral site match on Friday.
The Pioneers are ranked ninth and are fresh off their first loss in 37 regular season matches falling to Furman in OT.PSU had a player sent off in the 77th minute from a second yellow card, but the 'Eaters could not capitalize with the match ending in a 1-1 draw.The final match Sunday evening pitted UC Irvine and UNC Asheville against each other.Denver reached the College Cup last season finishing at 20-1-3, and began 2017 ranked third and is 3-1 through the early going.UCI defeated Denver, 2-1, also on a neutral site, in their last matchup which came in 2014, the year the unbeaten streak began.Sunday's match will be with a familiar face in New Mexico. Niko Hansen, who dropped a hat trick on UCI last year has left, but a sturdy returning backline of Tom Smart, Matthew Constant, and Aaron Herrera patrols the goal along with Jason Beaulieu and his 67 saves from a year ago.