The No. 3 seed Colorado Mesa Mavericks (11-5-4) defeated the No. 2 seed Colorado School of Mines (11-6-1) men’s soccer team in the semifinals of the RMAC Tournament Friday with two late goals to grab the 2-1 victory. It was a tough loss for the Orediggers who had the lead at 1-0 going into the eighty-sixth minute.
In their final home contest of the season, and Senior Night, the No. 2 Colorado School of Mines Women’s Soccer team faced off against Metro State in a battle of two of the RMAC’s best and the result was a 3-0 win. Now 16-0-1 on the season (13-0-0 RMAC), Mines is ranked number two in the nation, making it their highest ranking in school history. The win marks the thirteenth straight win, the twenty-third straight conference match without a loss, 31 straight unbeaten matches, and the thirteenth shutout of the year for the Lady Orediggers.
The Colorado School of Mines men’s soccer team lost a heartbreaker in double overtime to Fort Lewis on Friday by a score of 5-4. Mines is now 10-5-1 on the year, and 8-5-0 in the RMAC.
The No. 5 Colorado School of Mines Women’s soccer team played four games over the course of eight days and were victorious in all four appearances, getting shutouts in three of them. On Friday Oct. 11, Colorado Mesa visited Mines; then, the lady Orediggers hit the road for games on Sunday October, 13 at Colorado Christian University and Wednesday October, 16, at Regis before finishing off this stretch with a home game this past Friday against Fort Lewis.
After 89 minutes of scoreless play against the Adams State Grizzlies on October 11, the Orediggers lost a heartbreaker in what would become their first shutout appearance of the 2013 season. The Orediggers managed an astounding 27 total shots during the game, their third most of the season, but could never find the back of the net.
The No. 8 Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team continued their excellent season Friday night at home against New Mexico Highlands. Winning by a score of 3-0, the Lady Orediggers dismantled their opponent in frigid 30 degree weather. Mines (8-0-1, 5-0-0 RMAC) continued their record 23-game unbeaten streak and recorded their seventh shutout this season, out of nine games.
The Colorado School of Mines men’s soccer team defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo ThunderWolves for the second time this year to sweep the season series. The final score was 2-1, led by two early goals from senior and leading scorer, Tesho Akindele.
The thirteenth ranked Colorado School of Mines women’s soccer team defeated the defending regular season RMAC champs Regis Jesuit, 2-1 in a soggy homecoming game Friday night. The lady Orediggers received goals from freshman Anna Deleray and senior Anna Evans to erase an early deficit and seal the win.
On Friday night, in front of a large and soggy homecoming crowd, the ninth ranked Colorado School of Mines men’s soccer team was upset 3-2 by Colorado Christian University (2-6-0, 1-3-0 RMAC). Mines (4-1-1, 2-1-0 RMAC) allowed only seven shots on the night (five on goal), but surrendered two goals in the final 7:03 of the game to fall to CCU.
The No. 13 Lady Oredigger soccer team opened up their conference schedule at home against CSU-Pueblo Friday night and showed why they are so highly ranked, winning 2-0. Mines is now 4-0-1 on the early season and 1-0 in the RMAC after capturing their fourth straight shutout.