Oct. 12, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State soccer remains in the Golden State to take on San José State on Sunday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. (MT). The Aggies continue Mountain West action against the Spartans.
USU looks to get back on track after falling in a tough, 1-0, battle with Fresno State on Friday. USU is now 6-5-2 overall and 2-2-0 in Mountain West play. San José State lost to Boise State on Friday, 3-0. The Spartans stand with a 2-11-0 overall mark and a 1-4-0 MW record.
The Aggies and the Spartans are very familiar with each other as rivals in the Western Athletic Conference. The Aggies hold a 5-2-2 record against SJSU with both losses coming in San Jose in 2005 and 2010. The last time the team's met was in 2012 when USU edged out SJSU 1-0 at home.
After the loss to the Broncos, SJSU is tied for 10th in the MW standings with Colorado State. The Spartans have wins against Pacific and UNLV at home this season. SJSU is 2-3 at home and 0-7 on the road. Lupita Estrada leads the team in scoring with four goals and one assist for nine points. She also has one goal in MW play.
Overall SJSU has nine goals this season, while allowing 26. The Spartans have had two different players in goal this year with Zoe Makrigiannis playing in seven matches and Sarah Peplinski playing in eight.
The Utah State offense is led by senior forward Jennifer Flynn who has three goals and one assist for seven points this season. Sophomore goalkeeper Jeannie Woller has played every minute in goal, allowing 15 goals in 13 matches for a 1.11 goals against average.
Live stats for Sunday's match will be available through the "GameTracker" link at www.UtahStateAggies.com, the official website of USU Athletics. Streaming will also be available by clicking on the "Watch Live" link on the Utah State website.
Fans can follow USU soccer at http://twitter.com/USUsoccer and Utah State athletics at http://twitter.com/USUAthletics. Fans can also follow Aggies soccer on Instagram at http://instagram.com/USUsoccer.
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