Evergreen Men's Soccer Moves to Regional Playoffs

Published: November 01, 2005

SALEM, Ore. -- Evergreen's men's soccer team moves to the NAIA Region I playoffs after winning Saturday against Corban College of Oregon, 3-1.

Although conditions at the Corban field were wet and muddy, the Evergreen team pushed through the difficult conditions and again showed the depth of their talent with three goals by three different players - Gregory Preciado, Trevor Jacka and Jonathan Willoughby.

Preciado's goal was scored in the 11th minute, Jacka's in the 51st, and Willoughby's came six minutes later. Corban's lone goal was scored in the 74th minute. Geoduck goalkeeper Ryan Riley notched four saves during the game.

With the Geoduck's second-straight win, their record improves to 13-5-0 overall and 9-3 in conference play.

The team will take on Concordia University on Friday, Nov. 4 to open the regional playoffs. The game is expected to take place at Concordia in Portland.