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
By Isabel Gonzalez

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””

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
Isabel Gonzalez

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”

Lobos hang with ranked opponents

The first five opponents on the Lobos’s schedule have been ranked at least once this season. Isabel Gonzalez/The Lobo Lair
Isabel Gonzalez

When head coach Jeremy Fishbein says he is not afraid to be challenged, he means it. The University of New Mexico men’s soccer team has played four games this season, and all four of those opponents have been ranked at some point.

“Our goal as a program is to compete for a national championship…. that’s why we schedule like we schedule,” Fishbein said. “We want to play the best team’s in the country day in and day out.” Continue reading “Lobos hang with ranked opponents”