Spartans Welcome Sonoma State, California Storm

April 11, 2011

San Jose, Calif.----The Spartans host Sonoma State, Saturday, April 16 at 11:00 a.m. on Spartan Field before taking on the California Storm out of the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Sunday, April 17 in Spartan Stadium at 3:00 p.m.

Admission to all spring contests is free of charge. Saturday's friendly will be held on Spartan Field, located at the corner of Alma and 10th streets on South Campus, across from Spartan Stadium.

San Jose State will play two 45-minute segments against the Seawolves who finished the 2010 season 4-9-4 and 3-9-4 in the Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA).

With no time to rest, San Jose State will gear up against the California storm the very next day. The Spartans will be put to the test against the WPSL, the highest level of women's amateur soccer in the United States. The Storm kicked off their 2010 WPSL season 11-1 to lead the Pacific North Division. They ended their playoff run in the Conference Finals dropping a match to Ajax America, 3-0.

The Spartans, in search of a spring session win, fell 5-2 back on April 8 against the 2010 NCAA participant California Golden Bears. Senior-to-be Shanelle Furner and First Team All-WAC senior-to-be Jessica Ingram recorded the two goals for the Spartans.

Next weekend, the Spartans will host a doubleheader on April 23 against the defending Coast Conference League champions' Foothill College and Cal State Monterey Bay.

Spring season will conclude on Saturday, April 30, on Spartan Field at noon against SJSU women's soccer alumni.

2011 San Jose State Women's Soccer Spring Results/Schedule
Spring Match 1: San Jose State vs. Saint Mary's, (Tie) 1-1
Spring Match 2: San Jose State vs. UC Santa Barbara, (L) 1-0
Spring Match 3: San Jose State vs. Cal, Friday, (L) 5-2
Spring Match 4: San Jose State vs. Sonoma State, Saturday, April 16, 11:00 a.m. (Spartan Field)
Spring Match 5: San Jose State vs. California Storm, Sunday, April 17, 3:00 p.m. (Spartan Stadium)
Spring Match 6: San Jose State vs. Foothill, Saturday, April 23, 2:00 p.m. (Spartan Stadium)
Spring Match 7: San Jose State vs. Monterey Bay, Saturday, April 23, 4:00 p.m. (Spartan Stadium)
Spring Match 8: San Jose State vs. SJSU Alumni, Saturday, April 30, 12:00 p.m. (Spartan Field)