The Beavers finish up season at home against No. 9 Washington Huskies.
Nov. 10, 2004
Corvallis, Ore. -
SOCCER THIS WEEK: Oregon State (7-10-1 overall, 1-6-0 Pacific-10) will try to end the season on a high note with a win when they play the No. 9 Washington Huskies (11-5-2 overall, 4-2-1 Pacific-10) on Sunday at Lorenz Field in Valley Stadium. The Beavers lost the last meeting against the Huskies up in Seattle earlier this season 2-0.
The Beavers are currently riding a two-game win streak with victories over Humboldt State and the UCLA Bruins. Adding to the streak won't be easy, the Beavers have a all-time record of 3-17-1 against the Huskies.
The final game of the season on Sunday will also mark the last game in Beaver uniform for the three seniors on the team. Evan McNeley, Brian Johnson, and Chad Bartlome will all be playing their last soccer games as Beavers.
BEAVERS IN THE PACIFIC-10 STATISTICS: Oregon State is leading the Pacific-10 in points with a total of 100 points on the season and an average of 5.56 per a game.
The Beavers also lead in goals with 38 and assists with 24 on the season.
OSU has several players listed on the top-10 in goals. Chad Bartlome is ranked second with seven goals. Robbie Findley and Ryan Johnson are tied for fifth with five goals on the season. Brett Gardner and Matt Johnson are tied for ninth with four goals this year.
THE WASHINGTON HUSKIES: Considered to be an up-and-coming team, the Washington Huskies are looking to make some noise this year in college soccer. The Huskies return seven starters from last years squad and added skilled recruits to augment their roster. Standout senior defender C.J. Klass returns to the team this year after earning first team All-America honors at the conclusion of last season. Another standout, junior forward Leo Totev, is the Huskies' top returning scorer.
Recap Vs. Humboldt State (W, 10-0): Oregon State ended a six-game losing streak Friday afternoon when it beat non-league opponent Humboldt State, 10-0. The Beavers got goals from six different players en route to setting a school record in both points in one game with 25 and goals in one game with 10.
OSU senior forward Chad Bartlome scored four goals and had two assists in the game. He now leads the team with seven goals on the season. Bartlome's four-goal performance ties the current school record set in 1991 by Sean Young. Bartlome also set a school record in points in a game with 10 points (Four goals and two assists).
Recap Vs. UCLA (W, 1-0) Oregon State shut out the Pacific-10 leading and No. 7 UCLA Bruins 1-0 in Pacific-10 men's soccer Sunday afternoon in Lorenz Field at Valley Stadium. The win for the Beavers is their second in a row and is their first Pacific-10 victory of the season. The Bruins will still clinch their third consecutive Pacific-10 title despite the loss.
The Beavers scored the only goal of the game in the 19th minute from an off-balance Ryan Johnson who was able to put a side-volley past the UCLA goalie. Brett Gardner was credited with the assist on a free kick before the goal.
SPORTSINFORMATION: Mike Laport and Kip Carlson are the men's soccer contacts in the Oregon State University Sports Information Office. They can be reached by phone at 541-737-3720, faxed at 541-737-3072 or e-mailed at firstname.lastname@example.org