Gonzaga shut down 18th-ranked California for the first 75 minutes and still head the Bears to just one goal in a 1-0 loss. The Zags return home Sat., Sept. 20 to host UNLV.
The Bulldogs attempted five shots in the first 30 minutes, but none of them found the back of the net as Utah Valley scored twice in the second half to win 2-0.
The Zags take on Utah Valley in Orem, Utah, Friday night and then head west to Berkeley, Calif., for a match with No. 18 California on Sunday.
Graison Le scored the Bulldogs first goal of the season but it wasn't enough as Gonzaga University men's soccer lost to UW-Milwaukee 2-1 Sunday at the Panther Invitational.
Gonzaga University men's soccer couldn't overcome an early goal and fell 2-0 to Marquette University in the opening match of the Panther Invitational Friday in Milwaukee.