Oaks men stay unbeaten in soccer with a win at UC Merced


David Beary scored late in the first half and the defense made it hold up in Menlo College's 1-0 nonconference men's soccer match over host UC Merced on Tuesday.

The Oaks (3-0) return home to face visiting Simpson next Wednesday in a nonconference match at 2 p.m.

David Beary
Menlo last opened a season 3-0 in 2002 and are unbeaten after three games for the first time since opening 4-0-1 in 2013. The Oaks opened the 2012 season 2-0-2.

Menlo recorded seven shots in the first half, with five on goal. The Oaks got on the board with three minutes remaining in the half when Beary, a former Cal Pac Newcomer of the Year, scored on an assist from Eli Bunton.

Alex Coates-McDowall stopped five shots, four in the second half as the Bobcats were on the attack over the final 45 minutes. Coates-McDowall made his final save in the last two minutes of the contest.

The Oaks have not allowed a goal since the first game of the season and are currently on a streak of 203 minutes, 32 seconds without allowing a score.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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