This Week in Pac-10 Men's Soccer

Nov. 3, 2009

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    THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE

    Fri., Nov. 6
    WASHINGTON at SAN DIEGO STATE, 2:30 p.m.
    OREGON STATE at UCLA, 7 p.m.

    Sun., Nov. 8
    OREGON STATE at SAN DIEGO STATE, 12 p.m.
    WASHINGTON at UCLA, 1 p.m. 

     

     

    LAST WEEK'S RESULTS

    Fri., Oct. 30
    STANFORD def. OREGON STATE, 3-2
    CALIFORNIA tied WASHINGTON, 1-1 (2OT)

    Sat., Oct. 31
    Creighton def. UCLA, 1-0 

    Sun., Nov. 1
    SAN DIEGO STATE tied Michigan State, 1-1
    STANFORD tied WASHINGTON, 0-0
    OREGON STATE def. CALIFORNIA, 1-0 

  • AROUND THE LEAGUE

    CALIFORNIA (8-8-1, 2-6-1)
    The Golden Bears snapped a four-match Conference-losing streak when they tied Washington, 1-1, last Friday.  JR F Andrew Wiedeman leads the Pac-10 in points (25) and goals scored (11). RS-SR MF Hector Jimenez remains the Conference leader in assists per game (0.53). Both Wiedeman and Jimenez were named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII Team.  

    OREGON STATE (7-6-2, 3-4-0)
    The Beavers travel to southern California to play No. 10 UCLA on Friday and San Diego State on Sunday. OSU is 0-3-1 on the road this season. The Beavers split last weekend’s matches, dropping a 3-2 decision to then-No. 21 Stanford, then defeating California, 1-0, on a goal by SO F Colin Mitchell in the 13th minute. SO F Danny Mwanga leads the Pac-10 in goals per game (0.67) and ranks second in goals scored with (10).  In addition, Mwanga’s mark in goals per game ranks 13th in the NCAA.

    SAN DIEGO STATE (6-4-5, 3-2-2)
    The Aztecs stepped out of Conference play last weekend and battled Michigan State to a 1-1 draw. SDSU returns to Pac-10 action with a match on Friday against Washington riding a three-match Conference winning streak. The Aztecs boast an impressive 3-0-1 record against teams ranked in the top 15. JR F Raymundo Reza ranks fourth in the Pac-10 in goals scored (6) and goals per game (0.40) and is tied for fifth in both assists (4) and game-winning goals (2).

    STANFORD (10-4-2, 4-3-2)
    With 10 wins, the Cardinal reach the double-digit win total for the first time since 2002, the year it advanced all the way to the NCAA title game. By defeating Oregon State, 3-2, last Friday and tying Washington, 0-0, on Sunday, the Cardinal enter its bye week tied for first in the Pac-10 standings with one match remaining - a showdown with rival California on Nov. 14. 

    UCLA (9-3-2, 4-1-2)
    The Bruins look to snap a two-match losing streak at home against Oregon State and Washington this weekend. UCLA boasts a perfect home record of 2-0-0 in Pac-10 play and 5-0-0 overall. UCLA leads the Pac-10 in scoring offense (1.64), team goals against average (0.76) and save percentage (0.838). SR MF Kyle Nakazawa is ranked 16th in points per game (1.64) and 16th in goals per game (0.64) nationally. SR GK Brian Perk leads the Conference in goals against average (0.702) and save percentage (0.833). 

    WASHINGTON (4-5-6, 1-1-5)
    JR D Taylor Mueller earned his first-career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor after leading the Huskies to a pair of draws last weekend against California and then-No. 21 Stanford. SR GK Rylan Hawkins, SR D Adam Land and SO F Brent Richards were all named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII Team. Hawkins is also one of 10 seniros up for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award. 

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