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Soccer: Lobo men battle No. 25 FIU to 0-0 tie

MIAMI —New Mexico battled host and No. 25 Florida International to a 0-0 draw on Saturday night in Conference USA men’s soccer.

“This is a tough environment against a good team, and we battled and created chances,” coach Jeremy Fishbein said of his Lobos (7-4-4, 1-3-2).

Jason Beaulieu made eight saves against an FIU(9-5-1, 3-3-1) team averaging 2.36 goals per game, which was the nation’s fifth-highest total. FIU outshot New Mexico 21-5.

UNM hosts last-place Florida Atlantic on Friday, which is Senior Night, and can clinch a C-USA tournament berth win a win.

Notes

  • It was UNM’s fourth overtime game in seven Conference USA matches
  • It was the second-most saves in a single match for Beaulieu, who made nine earlier this week against Charlotte
  • Beaulieu now has 70 saves this season, which is the 10th most by a Lobo

Box score: UNM 0, No. 25 Florida International 0

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