October 18th, 2008--The SMC Gaels defeated UC Santa Cruz 2-1 on Saturday. Junior, Ryan Corriveau scored the first goal off a Kevin Clark throw in. The UCSC slugs tied the game before the half with a penalty kick.
The Gaels came out stronger than ever in the second half. Early on, Junior Ernie Mejia headed the ball down field, and after some ball movement by the Geals, senior Ryan Klasila headed in the game winning goal.