Men's soccer stays in first place with 2-0 win over UNLV

Randy Poggio has 11 goals
on the season.
Related Material
Las Vegas, Nev.-----Forward Randy Poggio put up his third two-goal game of the season and goalkeeper Tyler Tratten recorded his second straight shutout as San Jose State University defeated UNLV, 2-0, in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men’s soccer contest.

The Spartans (9-3-2, 4-0 MPSF) remained in first place in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation standings with their third consecutive victory.

Poggio, who now has 11 goals on the season, opened the scoring at the 25:43 mark on a breakaway following a feed from Aaron Perego. The San Jose State goal scorer closed out the scoring late in the game as he headed a throw-in from Lee Sandwina past UNLV reserve goalkeeper Matt Johnson at 88:18.

Tratten, a freshman inserted into the starting lineup four games ago, made eight saves. San Jose State is 3-1 since he became the team’s number-one goalkeeper.

Both teams took 17 shots, with more than half the shots occurring in the second half.

San Jose State (9-3-2, 4-0 MPSF) 1-1=2
UNLV (4-10-0, 1-2 MPSF) 0-0=0

Scoring summary
SJSU–Randy Poggio (Aaron Perego), 25:43
SJSU–Randy Poggio (Lee Sandwina), 88:18

Shots on goal – San Jose State 17, UNLV 17

Goalkeeper saves – San Jose State (Tyler Tratten, 8), UNLV (Peter Clitheroe, 3; Matt Johnson, 4).

Fouls – San Jose State 7, UNLV 5