New Mexico soccer begins conference tournament play

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The University of New Mexico men’s soccer team begins Conference USA Tournament play on Wednesday afternoon.

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Men’s soccer: As season unwinds, emotions increase

The UNM men’s soccer team plays its final home game on Saturday night. Isabel Gonzalez/ The Lobo Lair
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The University of New Mexico men’s soccer team is set to step on its home field for the last time on Saturday night.

The regular season is quickly wrapping up, and with no spring season being given to the team (set to be discontinued in the summer), players could be out of here as soon as the 2018 academic semester is over.  Continue reading “Men’s soccer: As season unwinds, emotions increase”

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A victory over South Carolina breaks the Lobos losing streak

New Mexico snaps a four-game losing streak with 2-1 over South Carolina. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico got a much needed 2-1 win over South Carolina on Saturday night. This victory snapped a four-game losing streak, and a six-game losing streak when playing at home. Continue reading “A victory over South Carolina breaks the Lobos losing streak”

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Lobos fall 2-1 in overtime to Loyola Marymount

After Tuesday’s loss to Loyola Marymount, the Lobos are 0-2 when going into overtime. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair.
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The 2018 season keeps slipping for the University of New Mexico men’s soccer team.

Their 2-1 loss to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday night ended the Lobos’ chance to finish the regular season with a winning record. The Lobos would have to win every single one of their remaining games to finish 8-8 overall. Continue reading “Lobos fall 2-1 in overtime to Loyola Marymount”

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UNM soccer is having its worst season at home

The Lobos’ 4-2 loss to Florida International on Saturday is their fifth loss at home this season. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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As Jeremy Fishbein was being asked a question about playing at home this season, he began to walk away.

Earlier in the week, the New Mexico head coach brought up how home field advantage was no longer a thing for Lobo soccer. On Saturday afternoon, the team picked up it’s fifth loss of the season at the UNM soccer field with a 4-2 result to Florida International. Since Fishbein became head coach at UNM in 2002, the program had not seen more than three losses at home in one season. Continue reading “UNM soccer is having its worst season at home”

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New Mexico falls short to No. 10 Saint Mary’s by 20 seconds

New Mexico is struggling at home this season. They team is 1-4 when playing in Albuquerque. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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Twenty seconds made all the difference on Wednesday night.

New Mexico was on its way to take the No. 10 team in the nation into overtime with a 0-0 scoreboard, but Saint Mary’s pulled off its 10th win of the season with a goal when the clock read 89:40. The Gaels are now 10-0 this season, while New Mexico is 3-6. Continue reading “New Mexico falls short to No. 10 Saint Mary’s by 20 seconds”

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Lobos snap losing streak with first shutout of the season

New Mexico picked up its first shutout of the season in a 2-0 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
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The University of  New Mexico men’s soccer team picked up its first clean sheet of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. This win on the road broke a three-game losing streak.

Freshman goalkeeper Alex Fetterly made his second career start, while Billy Jones and Simon Spangenberg scored their first goals of the season. The Lobos are now 3-5 overall and 1-1 in Conference USA. Continue reading “Lobos snap losing streak with first shutout of the season”

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Lobos look to break losing streak on the road

New Mexico hits the road this weekend to try to get its first Conference USA win of the season. Isabel Gonzalez/ The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico is close to the middle of the season and despite a good start, things haven’t gone that well lately. The Lobos will try to snap their three-game losing streak this weekend as they go on the road to face the Florida Atlantic Owls. Continue reading “Lobos look to break losing streak on the road”

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Fishbein after C-USA opener loss: “It’s gut-wrenching”

New Mexico opened conference play with a 2-1 loss to Old Dominion. Isabel Gonzalez/ The Lobo Lair
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Once again, defense proved to be an issue for the University of New Mexico men’s soccer team as the Lobos fell 2-1 during the Conference USA opener against Old Dominion.

Freshman Alex Fetterly was the starting goalkeeper for the Lobos. This was his first start of the season, as redshirt junior Ford Parker is usually in that spot. Continue reading “Fishbein after C-USA opener loss: “It’s gut-wrenching””

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Mistakes in second half lead to 2-1 loss for Lobos

New Mexico falls 2-1 to UCSB after giving up two goals early the second half. Isabel Gonzalez/ The Lobo Lair
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Some nights players get to spend some time talking to fans at the end of a game. But after Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara, head coach Jeremy Fishbein made it clear he wanted his team to head to the locker room as soon as possible.

“That was the first one this season that I walk away really disappointed,” he said. Continue reading “Mistakes in second half lead to 2-1 loss for Lobos”

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