Nationally-Ranked Stanford Downs Oregon State, 4-1
Nov. 15, 2002
Corvallis, Or - The Stanford men's soccer team, ranked ninth in the nation, scored three unanswered goals to earn a 4-1 victory over Oregon State in a Pac-10 game on Friday at Lorenz Field.
Darren Fernandez opened the game's scoring when he took a centering pass from Johanes Maliza and split two defenders to put a shot past Oregon State goalkeeper Peter Billmeyer from 10 yards out for a 1-0 lead at the 8:04 mark.
After an OSU goal by Alan Gordon, Maliza put the Cardinal ahead for good in the 34th minute when he corralled a loose ball in the middle of the box and sent it home for a 2-1 advantage.
Down 2-1 in the 58th minute, OSU committed a foul on its own right wing that setup a Stanford free kick. Before the kick however, Todd Dunivant and Maliza were issued yellow cards for stalling violations.
Following the short delay, Dunivant sent a kick to the far post that was tapped in by James Twellman to make it 3-1.
Fernandez added the final score off a Matt Janusz cross in the 63rd minute.
Stanford upped its season record to 13-4-2 overall and 4-3-2 in the Pac-10. Oregon State fell to 12-7-0 overall and 3-6 in the conference.
Sunday, the Cardinal travels to Washington a 2:00 p.m. Pac-10 game.
Stanford (12-4-2, 4-3-2 Pac-10) 2 2 = 4Oregon State (12-7-0, 3-6-0) 1 0 = 1
Stanford - Darren Fernandez at 8:04 (Johanes Maliza assist)
OSU - Alan Gordon at 20:30 (Aaron McHardy assist)
Stanford - Johanes Maliza at 33:12 (unassisted)
Stanford - James Twellman at 57:28 (Todd Dunivant assist)
Stanford - Darren Fernandez at 62:55 (Matt Janusz assist)
Fulton (S), 2
Billmeter (OSU), 7