This Week in Pac-10 Men's Soccer

Nov. 1, 2005

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THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

Fri., Nov. 4
SAN DIEGO STATE at CALIFORNIA, 2 p.m.
UCLA at STANFORD, 7 p.m.
Portland at WASHINGTON, 7:30 p.m.

Sun., Nov. 6
SAN DIEGO STATE at STANFORD, 1 p.m.
WASHINGTON at Gonzaga, 1 p.m.
UCLA at CALIFORNIA, 2 p.m.

All times are local to game sites.

NEWS AND NOTES

  • Three teams remain in the hunt for the Pac-10 title, but with two more wins UCLA can clinch its fourth-consecutive league crown ... CALIFORNIA and SAN DIEGO STATE sit in second and fifth place, respectively, with three Conference matches left for all three squads.

  • With identical 1-0 shutouts over OREGON STATE and WASHINGTON over the weekend, the Bruins shut out their eighth opponent in as many home matches to become the first squad in school and Conference history to shut out all of its home opponents in a regular season.

  • Bruin junior goalkeeper Eric Reed lowered his goals against average to 0.23, which is on pace to break the NCAA record of 0.26 ... Reed has shut out four consecutive opponents and has a shutout streak of 390 consecutive minutes ... He has allowed just one goal in his last 842 minutes.

  • In a 0-0 double overtime tie against UW, Aztec junior goalkeeper Tally Hall broke the single-season school shutout mark, notching his 11th on the year ... Hall also tallied seven saves on the weekend.

  • Keeping with the defensive theme, Washington senior goalkeeper Chris Eylander allowed just one goal and made 12 saves in two matches over the weekend, including a career-high nine stops in a 1-0 loss at No. 9 UCLA ... Eylander has seven solo shutouts on the year and has had a hand in all eight of UW's shutouts this season.

  • On the docket this week: SDSU and UCLA will head to the Bay Area to take on California and STANFORD, while Washington will host non-conference foe, Portland, and travel to Gonzaga ... Oregon State has the week off and will return to action on Sun., Oct. 13 for its final regular-season match.

    TEAM-BY-TEAM NOTES

  • CALIFORNIA Golden Bears (4-3-0, 11-3-1)California had the week off, following its two wins at Washington and Oregon State over the weekend of Oct. 21-23 ... The Bears are 4-3-0, 11-3-1, while in second place in the Conference ... In the latest rankings, Cal comes in at No. 10 in the both the NSCAA/adidas and Soccer Times polls ... The squad paces the league in goals (28) and goals per game (1.87), while senior forward/midfielder Calen Carr leads the Pac-10 in all of the following: shots (59), shots per game (3.93), points (20), points per game (1.33), goals (9), goals per game (0.60) and game-winning goals (5) ... The Bears return to action this week, facing San Diego State on Fri., Nov. 4 and No. 7 UCLA on Sun., Nov. 6.

  • OREGON STATE Beavers (4-5-0, 8-7-4)After having won four of its first five Conference contests, Oregon State has dropped four in a row, including a 1-0 loss to UCLA on Fri., Oct. 28 and a 2-1 edging by San Diego State on Sun., Oct. 30 ... The Beavers are now 4-5-0, 8-7-4 on the season, owning sole possession of third place in the Pac-10 ... Junior forward Robbie Findley scored the lone OSU goal on the weekend, on a free kick from the top of the box to notch his fourth goal this year ... The Beavers outshot the Aztecs, 9-8, and had five corner kicks ... Despite the loss, Oregon State has been able to score against one of the best teams in the nation ... SDSU has only given up six goals all season, three of which have come at the hands of the Beavers ... The team leads the league in points (82), assists (28), saves (93) and corners (93) ... OSU has the week off and will return to action on Sun., Nov. 13 against Washington for its final match of the regular season.

  • SAN DIEGO STATE Aztecs (2-1-4, 9-1-5)San Diego State continues to dominate defensively, ending its match against Washington in a 0-0 double overtime tie on Fri., Oct. 28, as well as picking up a 2-1 win over Oregon State on Sun., Oct. 30 to improve to 2-1-4, 9-1-5 on the season ... The Aztecs are in fifth place in the Conference, but remain closely in the thick of things with three matches left in the regular season ... SDSU is ranked as high as 16th in this week's Soccer America poll ... Junior goalkeeper Tally Hall broke the school single-season shutout record, picking up his 11th shutout on Friday against the Huskies ... Hall also notched seven saves over the weekend ... Senior forward Heath Creager scored both SDSU goals off two assists from senior defender Eric Santiago ... Santiago is tied for seventh in the Pac-10 with three assists through 15 matches played, while also tied for ninth with a 0.20 average ... The Aztecs will play at California on Fri., Nov. 4 and at Stanford on Sun., Nov. 6.

  • STANFORD Cardinal (1-5-1, 4-9-2)Stanford, following its bye week, is 1-5-1, 4-9-2 on the season ... The Cardinal will look to retain its momentum having come off a split on the road against the Northwest schools, Oct. 21-23 ... Sophomore midfielder Marcus Ryan is having a banner season, ranking ninth in the Conference in points per game (0.69), tied for sixth in goals (4) and goals per game (0.31), as well as tied for fifth in game-winning goals with two ... Stanford will host No. 7 UCLA on Fri., Nov. 4, along with San Diego State on Sun., Nov. 6.

  • UCLA Bruins (5-1-1, 10-3-2)UCLA picked up identical 1-0 shutouts over Oregon State on Fri., Oct. 28 and Washington on Sun., Oct. 30 to improve to 5-1-1, 10-3-2 on the season ... The Bruins, who have now shutout eight opponents in as many home matches, became the first team in school and Conference history to shut out all of its regular season home opponents ... UCLA has not allowed a goal in the last 570 minutes of play ... Sophomore forward Kamani Hill scored both game-winning goals against the Beavers and Huskies ... Hill, who had four shots against UW, including three on goal, now leads UCLA in all offensive categories: goals (5), assists (7), game-winning goals (3), shots (38) and shots on goal (20) ... Junior goalkeeper Eric Reed lowered his goals against average to 0.23, which is on pace to break the NCAA record of 0.26 ... Reed has shut out four consecutive opponents and has a shutout streak of 390 consecutive minutes ... UCLA can clinch its fourth-consecutive Pac-10 title with two more wins ... The Bruins will head to the Bay Area to take on Stanford on Fri., Nov. 4 and second-place California on Sun., Nov. 6.

  • WASHINGTON Huskies (3-4-2, 9-5-2)Washington finished in a 0-0 double overtime draw with San Diego State on Fri., Oct. 28, and fell just shy in a 1-0 loss to UCLA on Sun., Oct. 30 ... The Huskies are in fourth place in the Conference with a 3-4-2, 9-5-2 record ... Senior goalkeeper Chris Eylander allowed just one goal and made 12 saves in the two matches ... Eylander made three saves en route to shutting out SDSU, while he also grabbed a career-high nine saves against UCLA ... Overall, he has allowed just five goals in nine Pac-10 matches thus far and has a 0.53 goals against average against Conference opponents ... UW kept Bruin goalkeeper, Eric Reed, the top keeper in the nation, busy as he collected six saves in Sunday's match ... Mike Chabala, Jeff Hoover and Matt Fischer each had two shots, one on goal, apiece ... The Huskies have two non-conference matches this week, facing Portland at home on Fri., Nov. 4 and Gonzaga on the road on Sun., Nov. 6.

    UCLA FORWARD KAMANI HILL NAMED PAC-10 MEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA sophomore forward Kamani Hill has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 25 - 31, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

    Hill, from Berkeley, Calif., scored both game-winning goals in UCLA's identical 1-0 victories over Oregon State and Washington. Against the Beavers, he scored on a shot from the top of the box at 75:56. His game-winner against the Huskies came at 60:34, after his shot hit the inside right post. Hill had four shots against Washington, including three on goal.

    Hill leads the Bruins in all offensive categories this season, with five goals, seven assists, 17 points, three game-winning goals, 38 shots, and 20 shots on goal.

    No. 7 UCLA (5-1-1, 10-3-2) will travel to the Bay Area this weekend, facing Stanford on Fri., Nov. 4 and No. 10 California on Sun., Nov. 6.

    This is Hill's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and 24th weekly honor all-time for UCLA.

    ALSO NOMINATED: Tally Hall, Jr., GK, SDSU; Chris Eylander, Sr., GK, WASH.
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