Men's Soccer Shuts Out UC Irvine, 1-0

Oct. 31, 2004

Box Score

Irvine, CA - The fourth-ranked UCLA men's soccer team shut out UC Irvine, 1-0, in front of a crowd of 1,230 in a non-conference match at Anteater Stadium.

The Bruins got on the board quickly with a cross from Marvell Wynne to Chad Barrett just 1:09 into the match. The goal was Barrett's fourth of the year and third in his last three games.UCLA's defense held off the Anteater attack for the final 88:51 for the 1-0 victory. Both teams had nine shots on the night. Bruin keeper Eric Reed earned his fifth shutout of the year and made two saves. Irvine goalie Cameron Rossi made six saves.

Two Bruins made their career debuts - redshirt freshman Trini Gomez, who started, and true freshman Ryan Munoz, who came in off the bench.

With the win, their fifth consecutive, the Bruins improve to 10-2-2. UC Irvine drops to 6-9-0.

UCLA will next face Washington in Seattle on Friday, Nov. 5 in a crucial Pac-10 match that could play a huge role in deciding the conference champion. The Bruins are currently in first place with a 5-1-0 record. Washington is close behind at 4-0-1 with a match against Cal on Sunday.