This Week in Pac-10 Men's Soccer

Oct. 13, 2009

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    THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

    Fri., Oct. 16
    STANFORD at SAN DIEGO STATE, 4 p.m.
    CALIFORNIA at UCLA, 7 p.m.

    Sat., Oct. 17
    WASHINGTON at OREGON STATE, 7 p.m. 

    Sun., Oct. 18
    CALIFORNIA at SAN DIEGO STATE, 2 p.m.
    STANFORD at UCLA, 2:30 p.m.

    LAST WEEK'S RESULTS

    Fri., Oct. 9
    WASHINGTON def. CALIFORNIA, 2-0
    STANFORD def. OREGON STATE, 1-0

    SUN., Oct. 4
    WASHINGTON tied STANFORD, 1-1
    CALIFORNIA def. OREFON STATE, 4-1
    UCLA tied SAN DIEGO STATE, 2-2

  • AROUND THE LEAGUE

    CALIFORNIA (8-3-0, 2-1-0)
    JR F Andrew Wiedeman leads the Conference in points (23), goals per game (0.91) and goals scored (10). He also ranks second in points per game (2.09). Wiedeman’s marks in goals per game and points per game also rank fifth and sixth in the NCAA, repsectively. RS-JR MF Hector Jimenez ranks second in the NCAA in assists per game (0.73). As a team, the Golden Bears rank 11th nationally in scoring offense (2.27). They travel to UCLA where the winners of the last seven Pac-10 titles take the field.

    OREGON STATE (5-5-2, 1-3-0)
    SO F Danny Mwanga is tied for third in the Conference in goals scored (7) and is fourth in points (14). Mwanga, the reigning Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, scored his third game-winning goal of the season, and second goal of the game, against San Diego State in overtime to lead OSU to victory. The Beavers will look to snap their two-match losing when they welcome Washington this weekend. OSU is 4-2-0 at home this season.

    SAN DIEGO STATE (3-3-4, 0-1-2)
    After having their six-match unbeaten streak snapped against Oregon State last weekend, the Aztecs rebounded well, drawing a 2-2 tie against fourth-ranked UCLA. SDSU got goals from SR D Nick Cardenas and FR F Devon Sandovl. This weekend, the Aztecs welcome a pair of ranked teams to the SDSU Sports Deck: No. 10 California and No. 18 Stanford.

    STANFORD (7-2-1, 1-1-1)
    The Cardinal extended its streak of holding opponents to two goals or less to 28 matches. Stanford remains unbeaten at The Farm this season, going 6-0-1. It leads the Pac-10 and ranks No. 23 in the nation in shutout percentage (0.50). SR GK John Moore leads the Conference in goals against average (0.77) and shutouts (5). It plays at San Diego State and UCLA this week. The Cardinal are 1-2-0 on the road this season.

    UCLA (6-1-2, 1-0-2)
    SR MF Kyle Nakazawa leads the Conference in points per game (2.22) and ranks second in points (20), goals (8) and goals per game (0.89). Nationally, he ranks fifth in points per game and sixth in goals per game. SR F David Estrada ranks second in the Pac-10 and eighth in the NCAA in assists per game (0.67). The Bruins welcome California to Drake Stadium. Between the schools, they have won the last seven Pac-10 Championships.

    WASHINGTON (4-4-4, 1-0-3)
    JR MF Brad Keller, Jr. earned his first-career Player of the Week honor after leading the Huskies to a 2-0 upset over No. 5 California and a 1-1 draw against No. 23 Stanford. He scored his first-career goal and assisted on the game-winner against the Bears. They are one of two teams in the Conference to remain unbeaten. RS-SR GK Rylan Hawkins  is one of 10 seniors up for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award. He leads the Pac-10 with 48 saves and ranks second in saves per game (4.00) and shutouts (4).    

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