Women's soccer wins in double overtime in adidas Bay Area Classic; UCSB dominates Nevada

Vanessa Afonso recorded two goals
and an assist Friday.
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SAN JOSE, Calif.—. San Jose State scored with 8:12 left in the second overtime for a 3-2 victory in the second game of the adidas Bay Area Classic, Friday night at Spartan Stadium. UC Santa Barbara shut out Nevada, 6-0, in the earlier game of the tournament.

The Spartans' (2-4-0) Jessica Korpela received a perfect tap pass from Vanessa Afonso and didn’t waste the opportunity as she place the ball pass the Catamount (1-5-0) goalie for the game winner. Afonso was a factor all night scoring the Spartans' first two goals, added with the game winning assist.

San Jose State jumped out to a 2-0 lead, but the Catamounts answered with a goal in the 37-minute, cutting the Spartan advantage to 2-1 at the half. The Spartans kept the 2-1 lead late into the second half until Vermont’s Lauren Donagher- who scored the teams first goal- headed in the tying goal in the 87-minute off a free kick, sending the game into overtime.

The Spartans will host UC Santa Barbara in the finale of the Adidas Bay Area Classic on Sunday Sept. 22. Game time will be at 1:30 at Spartan Stadium

Santa Barbara dominates Nevada

Sophomore Krystal Sandza scored her second hat trick of the season as the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (3-2-1) shut out the Nevada Wolf Pack (2-5-1), 6-0, in the first match of the adidas Bay Area Classic.

The Gauchos scored four goals in the first ten minutes of the game to take a quick lead and never faltered. Sandza’s scored the fourth gal of the game and added two more midway through the second half.

The Wolf Pack was outshot, 29-5, and the Gaucho defense allwed just two shots on goal the entire match. Freshman goalkeeper Jamie Considine recorded the win for Santa Barbara making two saves in 74 minutes. The Wolf Pack’s freshman goalkeeper Megan Tarpenning recorded 10 saves in the loss.

Nevada will face Vermont in a 11:00 a.m. match on Sunday. Santa Barbara will take on the host, San Jose State, in the 1:30 p.m. game in the conclusion of the two-day tournament.