The San Jose State men's soccer team (7-3-2, 3-0-0 MPSF) stunned No. 2 New Mexico (11-1-1, 2-1-1) on Sunday, Oct. 16, handing the Lobos their first loss of 2005 with a 3-2 defeat in overtime.
New Mexico scored first in the game through a goal by Brandon Moss on an assist from Andrew Boyens. The Spartans answered on a goal by Dan Oka, who scored off a free kick from 25 yards out. Boyens regained the lead for the Lobos on a penalty kick just 51 seconds later before Dylan Pender tied the game a second time and sent it to overtime. Finally, at 97:41, Nelson Diaz scored the game-winning goal, his team-leading fifth of the season, on a shot from ten yards up the middle. Ismael Ibarra had the Spartans' assists on the final two goals.
San Jose State returns to action on Friday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. at Spartan Field in an MPSF game against Air Force.