LA VERNE, CA — The University of La Verne men's soccer team went into Saturday's game against first place Redlands in a must-win situation.
Heading into sudden death overtime, the Leopards were in the best spot they could hope for, a shot away from winning the match. But it was the Bulldogs who were able to capitalize in extra time, beating La Verne 2-1.
Kayvon Para netted the equalizer for Redlands in the 60th minute and Peyton Menti scored the game winner for the Bulldogs in overtime.
Rene Gonzalez picked up five saves for La Verne.
The Leopards fall to 7-8 overall and 5-8 in SCIAC play. Redlands improves to 12-3 overall and 10-2 in SCIAC play.
The Leopards celebrated seniors Gerardo Vasquez and Christopher Cervantes in a brief pregame ceremony.
The Leopards close out SCIAC play on the road against the Chapman Panthers on Wednesday, October 24 at 4 p.m.Watch Live Follow ULV Athletics on Twitter Like us on Facebook Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram