Two First-Half Goals Enough For LMU To Top Gonzaga At Sullivan Field
LMU scored two second-half goals to hold off UC Riverside on Sunday
LMU led 1-0 with less than a minute left in regulation, but eventually lost on a penalty kick in the final seconds of the first overtime.
Alvaro Madrigal scored a pair of second-half goals, but LMU could not erase a three-goal deficit carried over from the first half.
LMU men's soccer received one first place vote in the annual preseason coaches poll.
Men's soccer action on Labor Day from Sullivan Field
Home opener at Sullivan Field for men's soccer on Sept. 2, 2016
Men's Soccer Scrimmage on Aug. 13, 2016
West Coast Conference action from Sullivan Field
Final non-conference game from Sullivan Field
All-WCC Honorable Mention ... Registered two goals and two assists ... Started in 12 of 18 matches ... Scored game-winning goal in 2-1 win over FGCU (Sept. 2) ... Found the back of the net in 5-1 win over San Francisco (Nov. 12).
Breakout sophomore season saw Madrigal lead LMU in goals (8), assists (5) and points (21)... All-WCC First Team... NSCAA All-Far West Region Third Team... 21 points was second most in the WCC... tallied his first points of the year by contributing two assists in the Lions' 2-0 shutout of UNLV (Aug. 30)... scored his first goal, a game-winner in a 1-0 shutout of Harvard... scored in back-to-back games against CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 11) and New Mexico (Sept. 13)... and again in back-to-back games against Missouri State (Sept. 2) and UC Irvine (Sept. 24)... took 52 total shots, including 27 on goal for a .519 SOG%... logged 1,225 total minutes.
All-WCC Honorable Mention... WCC All-Freshman Team... earned 10 starts and appeared in 18 matches for the Lions in his rookie season... had a pair of goals and four assists for eight points, good for fourth highest on the team... saw 949 minutes of action... both goals scored were game-winners for LMU... first collegiate score came in a 4-0 shutout of Pacific (Oct. 17)... also netted the game-winner in a 2-1 double-overtime win against San Francisco (Nov. 7)... first collegiate points came in a 3-0 win at Sacramento State (Sept. 7) when he posted a pair of assists... also assisted goals in a 3-2 double-overtime setback versus No. 6 UC Irvine (Sept. 18) and a 4-0 shutout of Grand Canyon (Sept. 26)... took 31 total shots, including 15 on frame
Three-year varsity letterwinner at Watsonville High School... three-time All-MBL-Gabilan selection... Offensive Player of the Year in 2012... Midfielder of the Year in 2011... three-time team captain... three straight Central Coast Section Championships
Competed for Almaden FC for four years... national finalist... regional champions
Alvaro Madrigal-Zavala was born Aug. 28, 1995 in Watsonville, CA... parents are Elvia Zavala and Jose Madrigal Benitez... has one older brother, Jose, one older sister, Andrea, and one younger brother, Daniel... volunteer work includes working with a middle school after-school program, Special Olympics World Games and Soccer for Hope... Urban Studies major at LMU...
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