Men's Soccer: Spartans Clinch MPSF Mountain Division Title; Head Coach St. Clair Records 100th Win

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    DENVER, Colo. - San Jose State University's men's soccer team clinched the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Mountain Division title and gave head coach Gary St. Clair his 100th career victory Friday with a 3-1 win over the University of Denver.

    The Spartans broke a 1-1 tie with 6:45 left in the second half on a goal by Frank Sanfilippo, with the assist to Lars Lyssand. Jorge Martinez scored an unassisted goal about three minutes later to end the scoring.

    Denver took a 1-0 lead at the 7:24 mark on a goal by Matt Harrell. San Jose State tied the score in the 38th minute on Dan Fife's penalty kick.

    San Jose State is now 7-0-0 in conference play, 15-0-1 overall. The win clinches the Mountain Division title for the Spartans. Denver is in second place in the division at 4-2-0, 8-5-0 overall.

    St. Clair is in his 11th season as the Spartans' head coach. His career record is now 100-96-14.

    San Jose State concludes MPSF Mountain Division play Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. (MT) game at Air Force.

    SJSU            1   2   --   3
    Denver          1   0   --   1<
    
    UD - Matt Harrell (Mark Wellen), 7:24.
    SJSU - Dan Fife (penalty kick), 37:54.
    SJSU - Frank Sanfilippo (Lars Lyssand), 83:15.
    SJSU - Jorge Martinez (unassisted), 86:10.
    
    Shots - SJSU 19, Denver 10. Saves - SJSU 1 
    (Chris Humphreys 1), Denver 3 (Parker Jarvis 3). 
    Corner kicks - SJSU 11, Denver 5. 
    Fouls - SJSU 17, Denver 18. 
    Records - SJSU 15-0-1, 7-0-0 MPSF-M. Denver 8-5-0, 4-2-0 MPSF-M.
    Attendance - 325.