Pac-10 Men's Soccer Weekly Release
Dec. 8, 2009
2009 NCAA Tournament Pac-10 Results
Sat. Dec. 5 • NCAA Quarterfinals
Wake Forest def. UCLA: 2-0
Sun. Nov. 29 • NCAA Third Round
UCLA def. UC Santa Barbara: 2-1
Akron def. STANFORD: 2-0
Sun. Nov. 22 • NCAA Second Round
UCLA def. Sacramento State: 2-1
STANFORD def. UC Irvine: 2-0
Thurs. Nov. 19 • NCAA First Round
STANFORD def. St. Mary’s (CA): 3-0
AROUND THE LEAGUE
CALIFORNIA (9-8-1, 3-6-1)
The Golden Bears closed out the season by defeating rival Standord, 1-0. RS-SR MF Hector Jimenez finished the regular season as the Conference leader in assists per game (0.50), a mark that ranked 17th in the NCAA, while JR F Andrew Wiedeman finished tied for second in the Pac-10 in goals scored (11) and third in points (26).
OREGON STATE (9-6-3, 5-4-1)
SO F Danny Mwanga became the fourth Pac-10 men’s soccer player all-time to earn back-to-back Player of the Week honors. He achieved this on November 10 and November 17. He led the Pac-10 in goals scored (14), points (30), points per game (1.67) and goals per game (0.78). His marks in goals per game and points per game rank third and 11th in the NCAA, respectively.
SAN DIEGO STATE (6-6-6, 3-4-3)
The Aztecs boasted an impressive 3-0-2 record against teams ranked in the top 15. Eleven of SDSU’s 18 matches went into overtime with the Aztecs compiling a 3-2-6 record in extra minutes. JR F Raymundo Reza finished the 2009 campaign tied for fourth in the Conference in goals scored (6) and points (16).
STANFORD (12-6-2, 4-4-2)
The Cardinal finished the 2009 season with eight more victories than in 2008. The 12 wins are the most since 2002, when it won 17 matches. For the second-consecutive season, Stanford did not allow an opponent to score more than two goals in a match. SR GK John Moore led the Conference in shutouts (9). In addition, he ranked second in goals against average (0.874) and third in saves (70) and save percentage (0.814).
UCLA (12-4-4, 5-1-4)
The winner of back-to-back Pac-10 Championships, the Bruins fell, 2-0, to Wake Forest in the NCAA Quarterfinals. UCLA was the only Pac-10 team this season to never lose a match at home, boasting a 8-0-2 record at Drake Stadium. SR MF Klye Nakazawa finished the season ranked 17th in the nation in points per game (1.55) and 22nd in goals per game (0.60). SR GK Brian Perk had a 0.867 goals against average, a mark that led the Conference. As a team, the Bruins led the league in points (104), goals scored (31), assists (42) and goals against average (0.86).
WASHINGTON (5-7-6, 2-3-5)
SR GK Rylan Hawkins wrapped up the season as the Conference leader in saves (73). Hawkins is also on
e of 10 seniors up for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award. SO F Brent Richards and FR F Ryan Moore provided most of the offense for the Huskies combining for nine goals scored, 23 assists and 41 points.