LA VERNE, CA — Freshman Darious Adbollahi scored in the waning minutes of the University of La Verne men's soccer team's game at Whittier College, but the Leopards couldn't overcome a four-goal hole, falling to the Pirates 4-1.
Tristan Polakowski stepped in front of the net late in the first half, recording three saves.
Matteo Loi gave the Poets the lead early in the match, scoring on a cross in the eighth minute.
La Verne falls to 3-3 on the season overall and 1-3 in SCIAC play. Whittier improves to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in the conference.
The Leopards next travel to face the Redlands Bulldogs on Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m.Watch Live Follow ULV Athletics on Twitter Like us on Facebook Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram