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Ryan Brown notched his fifth shutout for HIU against WestmontJorge Pineda found the back of the net twice against the Firestorm in a 3-1 GSAC winCesar Cruz-Martinez scored both goals for HIU in the win against WestmontShawn Dettmer got the game-winning goal for HIU against the Sea BeggarsJoel Palomares watches his second goal of the day settle into the net
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Thales Serra scored the Royals' only goal of the day for his first of the season (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Men's Soccer - Sat, Sep. 3, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Hope International played its second match of the San Francisco State tournament against Humboldt State on Saturday, September 3 at 1:00 pm. The NCAA Division II Jacks kept the Royals from a 2-0 record in the tournament but neither side was a loser in the contest after it stretched to double overtime.

 
Ryan Brown notched his third straight shutout for HIU against SFSU
Men's Soccer - Thu, Sep. 1, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Hope International traveled to San Francisco for a two-game tournament hosted by the NCAA Division II San Francisco State Gators and faced off against the host team on Thursday, September 1. HIU was able to find the net against the Gators and pulled off the upset against the Division II program as their defense held the line.

 
Bacilio Hernandez was one of three Royals to score against BUC
Men's Soccer - Sat, Aug. 27, 2016

Hope International hosted its first home game of the 2016 season on Saturday, August 27 at Fullerton College against the visiting Bethesda University Flames. The Royals netted a pair in the first half and would find twine again in the closing minutes for their first victory of 2016.

 
HIU Men's Soccer worked at Victory House for the third straight year in 2016
Men's Soccer - Wed, Aug. 24, 2016

SAN CLEMENTE, CA – The men's soccer team at Hope International University started their 2016 season by visiting Victory House in San Clemente for the third straight year. The Royals have served at the men's recovery center as part of their team bonding and service to the community in each of the past three seasons with no end in sight.

 
 
Only 11 athletes were available for the game but HIU managed a 110-minute draw to start 2016
Men's Soccer - Tue, Aug. 23, 2016

RIVERSIDE, CA – Hope International University travelled to Riverside for their season opener against La Sierra University on Tuesday, August 23 at 7:00 pm. The non-conference matchup featured two unranked sides vying for the full 110 minutes in double overtime before ending in a draw.

 
New coaches Gerardo Hidalgo and Bianca Fard were each standout defenders for the Royals
Men's Soccer - Tue, Aug. 23, 2016

FULLERTON, CA – Hope international is proud to welcome back two alumni to its soccer coaching staffs. Gerardo Hidalgo returns to the Royals as an assistant for the men's soccer program while Bianca Fard returns to assist the women's program. Both alumni will look to strengthen the programs they helped build during their time on the pitch in new ways this fall as they navigate new duties on and off the field.

 
The 2016 squad along with the alumni at the Alumni match on Aug. 13
Men's Soccer - Mon, Aug. 15, 2016

FULLERTON, CA – Hope International University hosted its eighth annual alumni match for Men's Soccer under Coach Joe Lurker on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Fullerton College. The alumni match is a great opportunity for current and past players to connect and shake off the rust on the field in preparation for the upcoming season.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
7-0-2 (.889) 2-0 (1.000) Won 5