Menlo men overpower Pacific Union in nonconference soccer


Erik Emanuelsson scored five goals and the Menlo College men's soccer team bounced back from an overtime loss in extraordinary fashion Wednesday, beating visiting Pacific Union, 12-0, in nonconference action.

Four others also scored for the Oaks: midfielder Eli Bunton, midfielder Luis Nunez, defender Alex Avila and Leonardo Barcellos.

Erik Emanuelsson
Bunton had a hat trick of his own along with one assist.

Menlo scored eight goals in the first half of the dominating performance by the entire Oaks team. Nunez got things started scoring the first goal of the game in the fourth minute of action on an assist by midfielder Stephen Levy.

Pacific Union finished the game with eight healthy players. Menlo dropped down to eight on its side to match the ailing Pioneers.

The Oaks took 39 shots and the defense allowed two shots on goal.

Thus far, Menlo has outscored opponents 26-4.

Menlo College will travels to play Eastern Oregon at Oregon Tech on Sunday.

— Menlo Athletics

We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Be the first to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Beer and brats: Ludwig's German Table coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,445 views

Who Pays for Palo Alto Schools
By Steve Levy | 38 comments | 1,906 views

The Other Greenhouse Gas
By Sherry Listgarten | 8 comments | 1,775 views

College Tours
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 1,026 views

Let’s blame car drivers, not the pedestrians wearing black clothes!!??
By Diana Diamond | 9 comments | 753 views


Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

Contest Details