UNLV Holds the Spartan Men's Soccer Team Scoreless in Their First Conference Game

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LAS VEGAS - In its conference opener, the San Jose State University men's soccer team was shutout by the UNLV Running Rebels, 1-0, Friday night at Peter Johann Memorial Field in Las Vegas.

Both teams could not find the net in the first period, leading to the eventual outcome in the second half. Just minutes into the second period, junior defender Ben Hooker would deny a Spartan goal, taking the ball off the line for an excellent recovery.

The Spartans continued to attack for for the next 35 minutes and even outshot UNLV 15-6, but the Rebels would have the last word.

In the 74th minute, sophomore Alex Hernandez took a corner kick from the right side and lobbed the ball deep into the goal box. Junior Tuomas Talvio rebounded the save by the Spartans' keeper, which was deflected in traffic for the game-winning goal by junior defender Reggie Bolden. This marked his first goal of the season and fifth in his career.

Senior goalkeeper Scott Winstead earned his first shutout of the year with six saves, while The Spartans' Eddie Dominguez took the loss with three saves.

The Spartans will continue their defense of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship title when they travel to New Mexico to face teh University of New Mexico Lobos thsi Sunday. Gametime will be at 1:00 p.m. MDT.

San Jose State 0 0 - 0
UNLV 0 1 - 1

UNLV - Reggie Bolden (Tuomas Talvio), 74:32

SJSU (15), UNLV (6)

SJSU (9), UNLV (6)

SJSU (3) - Eddie Dominguez
UNLV (6) - Scott Winstead