This Week in Pac-10 Men's Soccer
Sept. 23, 2008
The Golden Bears competed in the Stanford Nike Classic over the weekend. In its first match against No. 19 Drake, CAL posted a 2-0 shutout as SO MF Hector Jimenz scored his first career goal, which became the game-winner. SO MF Servando Carrasco had the other goal, his second on the season, for the Golden Bears.
OREGON STATE (3-4-1)
Playing in the Gonzaga Nike Soccer Classic, the Beavers split their matches as they fell to Cal State Bakersfield 0-1. However, OSU came back strong on Sunday topping UMKC 5-1. SR F Robby Christner turned in his second multiple-goal game of the season as he scored twice, both assisted by SR MF Ryan Callahan, who is a Lowe's Senior CLASS Award nominee. Christner's 0.75 goals per game ranks 29th nationally.
SAN DIEGO STATE (2-4-0)
The Aztecs hosted the SDSU/USD Soccer Tournament over the weekend. In their first match, the Aztecs competitively battled an undefeated UC Irvine squad, but were unable to connect on their eight shots as they fell 0-2. Against No. 23 UC Davis, SDSU outshot the Aggies 24-10 and FR MF Daniel Steres headed in his third goal of the season. The Aztecs had several scoring opportunites, but were unable to find the back of the net again as they were defeated 2-1.
The Cardinal hosted two ranked opponents in the Stanford Nike Classic over the weekend. They came up short as they were defeated by No. 12 Creighton 1-0 and No. 19 Drake 2-1. SR MF Tom Montgomery scored the lone goal for the Cardinal as they doubled up on Drake in shots, 18-9.
The Bruins shut out Santa Clara on Saturday to pick up their first win in four games. SR F Maxwell Griffin scored the game-winner in the 14th minute. It was the third goal of the season for Griffin and the 21st of his career. He has also been nominated for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, presented annually to a senior who excels both on and off the field.
The Huskies picked up wins against Cal State Fullerton and No. 24 New Mexico over the weekend to earn their 12th Husky Classic title. SR MF Raphael Cox was named Pac-10 Player of the Week for his his efforts, including two goals which mounted Washington's comeback versus New Mexico. Also, Dean Wurzberger earned his 200th win as the head coach of the Huskies.
Thur., Sept. 25
 UCLA at San Diego, 7 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 26
San Francisco at [11/14/8/6] CALIFORNIA, 4 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 27
Santa Clara at STANFORD, 7 p.m. (1)
Sun., Sept. 28
Cal State Northridge at  UCLA, 2:30 p.m.
Gonzaga at WASHINGTON, 2:30 p.m.
OREGON STATE at Loyola Marymount, 2 p.m.
SAN DIEGO STATE at [18/17/19/24] Dartmouth, Noon
(1) - Bay Area Classic, Stanford, Calif.
*All Times Local to Site
Fri., Sept. 19
[12/11/8/8] Creighton 1, STANFORD 0
WASHINGTON 1, Cal State Fullerton 0
[6/5/3/4] CALIFORNIA 2, [19/21] Drake University 0
UC Irvine 2, SAN DIEGO STATE 0
Cal State Bakersfield 1, OREGON STATE 0
Sat., Sept. 20
 UCLA 2,  Santa Clara 0
Sun., Sept. 21
OREGON STATE 5, UMKC 1
[12/11/8/8] Creighton 2, [6/5/3/4] CALIFORNIA 0
[19/21] Drake University 2, STANFORD 1
WASHINGTON 3,  New Mexico 2 (OT)
 UC Davis 2, SAN DIEGO STATE 1