Men's Soccer: Spartans Down Air Force, 3-0

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    SAN JOSE - Dan Fife, Isaias Bardales and Lars Lyssand each scored a goal in San Jose State University's 3-0 victory over the Air Force Academy Sunday in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mountain Division game at Spartan Stadium.

    The Spartans improved to 8-0-1 overall, 2-0 in conference games. Air Force now stands at 2-3-2 overall, 0-1 in conference.

    "We're very pleased to be 2-0 (in conference)," commented San Jose State head coach Gary St. Clair. "Our job is to keep it going."

    Fife scored on a penalty kick at the 20:47 mark, after Air Force goalkeeper Mike Brophy was issued a red card. The goal was the second of the year for Fife.

    Bardales made it 2-0 early in the second half on an assist from Frank Sanfilippo. It was Bardales' third goal of the season and the third assist of the year for Sanfilippo.

    Lyssand ended the scoring at the 65:38 mark on an assist from Jorge Martinez. Lyssand has two goals this year while Martinez recorded his sixth assist.

    Chris Humphreys and Jason Horner recorded the combined shutout in goal for the Spartans. Humphreys, who now has seven combined shutouts, moved into a third place tie for single-season shutouts. He is fourth in career shutouts with 11.

    The Spartans return to action Thursday, when they host Saint Mary's in a 7:30 p.m. non-conference game at Spartan Stadium.

    Air Force               0    0    --    0
    San Jose State          1    2    --    3
    
    SJSU - Dan Fife (penalty kick), 20:47.
    SJSU - Isaias Bardales (Frank Sanfilippo), 47:20.
    SJSU - Lars Lyssand (Jorge Martinez), 65:38.
    
    Shots - SJSU 29, AFA 6. Saves - SJSU 5 (Chris 
    Humphreys 3, Jason Horner 2), AFA 6 (Mike Brophy 2, 
    Mike Taylor 3, team 1). Records - SJSU 8-0-1, 2-0-0
    MPSF Mountain, AFA 2-3-2, 0-1-0 MPSF Mountain. 
    Attendance - 105.