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LBSU Defeats UC Irvine 8-7

Nov. 10, 2017

Irvine, Calif. — In a big Golden Coast Conference game, No. 7 Long Beach State knocked off No. 6 UC Irvine 8-7 Friday night.

It’s a big win for the Beach as they move to 3-2 in GCC play and 14-11 on the season.

LBSU came out firing in the first quarter as the Beach took a 2-1 lead after the first quarter. Austin Stewart and Mitchell Holden each found the back of the net.

In the second quarter, LBSU took a 5-3 lead into halftime thanks to goals from Austin Stevenson, Chandler Kaltenbach and Stewart.

Stewart continued his hot play in the third quarter with his third goal of the night as the Beach took a 7-5 lead heading into the final period.

In the final quarter, Nemanja Bakic scored his second goal of the night to secure the win.

The Beach will now prepare for the GCC Tournament that begins next weekend.

Box Score:

No. 7 Long Beach State — 2, 3, 2, 1 | 8

No. 6 UC Irvine — 1, 2, 2, 2 | 7

Goals: Stewart 3, Bakic 2, Stevenson 1, C. Kaltenbach 1, Holden 1



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