Walsh, Tigers Keep Winning Streak Alive

Walsh, Tigers Keep Winning Streak Alive

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WHITTIERLiam Walsh scored another goal as the Occidental men's soccer team won at Whittier 1-0 on Wednesday to stay in first place in the SCIAC.

Walsh, a senior from Washington, D.C., is leading the SCIAC with seven goals and 17 points. He's scored in four of his last five games, including at least one goal in his last three games.

Walsh's goal on Wedneday night came on a corner kick in the 57th minute from Ben Simon.

Season Impact: Oxy improves to 10-3 overall and 8-2 in SCIAC. The Tigers are alone in first, moving a half game in front of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and Redlands.

Oxy has won five matches in a row and six of its last seven. 

Whittier falls to 5-7 and 4-6 in SCIAC.

The Tigers have four SCIAC matches remaining as they try to secure a spot in the four-team SCIAC Postseason Tournament that determines the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Playoffs. 

Next Match: The Tigers are back in action on Saturday at Redlands at 4 p.m.

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