No. 16 Cal Routs Oregon State, 5-0
Oct. 6, 2006
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Five different Golden Bears scored as 16th-ranked California routed Pac-10 opponent Oregon State, 5-0, on Friday night in Corvallis. The Bears record improved to 7-3-1 (2-1-0 Pac-10), while Oregon State's record fell to 5-6-1 (0-4-0).
Cal last scored five goals in a 5-0 romp over Army last season on Sept. 25, 2005.
Junior midfielder Andrew Jacobson tallied Cal's next goal in the 41st minute, after stealing the ball from Oregon State goalkeeper Jason Mariner and shooting into an open net.
The Bears took a 3-0 lead into halftime.
Cal, which outshot Oregon State, 15-9, for the game, didn't score again until the final minutes. In the 82nd minute, sophomore midfielder Pat Marion stole the ball from a Beaver defender before scoring an unassisted goal.
In the final minute, freshman defender Josh Leon played a ball into the OSU box for senior forward Matt Holtrust, who ran onto the ball and scored the game's last goal. The assist gave Leon his first career point.
Bears junior goalkeeper Justin Myers made three saves to earn the shutout and improve his record to 3-2-1.
Cal continues Pac-10 play when it takes on ninth-ranked Washington at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8, in Seattle, Wash.
GAME SUMMARY 1 2 FCalifornia 3 2 5Oregon State 0 0 0
Shots by Period 1 2 TotalCalifornia 8 7 15Oregon State 5 4 9
Yellow CardsYC - Oregon State - Matt Bowman, 28:51.
Records: California 7-3-1 (2-1-0 Pac-10). Oregon State 5-6-1 (0-4-0 Pac-10).