M. Soccer: Seven earn all-Pac-12 academic honors
SDSU Men's Soccer to play host to No. 4 UCLA, PLNU
Men's Soccer opens Pac-12 play at Cal, Stanford
San Diego State Men's Soccer downs UNLV, 3-1
M. Soccer blanks UNF, 9-0, behind two hat tricks
2012: A Pac-12 all-academic second-team selection ... Appeared in 11 games with 10 starts ... Recorded three assists ... Had an assist in the Aztecs' 3-1 home victory over UNLV on Sept. 21 ... Logged 629 minutes and played a season-high 81 minutes in the season finale against UCLA.
2011: A Pac-12 all-academic second-team choice ... Appeared in 15 games, making two starts (vs. Oregon State, Oct. 28; vs. No. 19 Washington, Oct. 30) ... His lone point was a helper in a 4-1 victory at Houston Baptist (Sept. 18) ... Had one shot on goal out of seven attempts ... Played a season-high 74 minutes vs. No. 19 Washington (Oct. 30).
2010: Utilized his redshirt season.
2009: Had seven points on two goals and three assists in his first season on The Mesa ... The three helpers were tied for third on the team, while the seven points and two goals were tied for fifth ... Had 12 shots on the season (six on net) ... His .167 shot percentage (2-for-12) tied with two others for tops on the team ... Appeared in 17 games with seven starts to his credit ... Played 902 minutes (53.1 minutes per match) ... When he was on the field, the Aztecs outscored the opposition by six goals ... The plus-six rating was the highest on the team by three goals ... Earned the start in the season opener against Loyola Marymount on Sept. 1 and made his presence known with an assist on Daniel Steres' goal in a 2-1 SDSU loss ... Fired two shots (one on goal) and played all 90 minutes the following match (Sept. 6) versus San Diego ... Assisted on the team's second goal of a 2-2, double-overtime draw on Sept. 11 ... Scored his first career goal on two shots in a 2-2, double-overtime tie with Wisconsin-Green Bay (Sept. 18) ... Played all 90 minutes, recording an assist in SDSU's 4-2 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 25 ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1, overtime win over No. 6 California on Oct. 18 ... Both of his shot attempts in the match were on frame ... San Diego State was 2-1-2 when he had at least one point and 3-2-4 when he attempted at least one shot.
High School: Played his club ball at U.S. Academy power Colorado Rush, joining current Aztecs Nick Cardenas (preseason All-American), Raymundo Reza (team's leading scorer in 2008) and Evan Toft (two-time all-Pac-10 selection) as former Rush members ... Was a Colorado ODP starter from 2003-07 ... Earned NSCAA High School All-American honors at Greeley Central ... Also was named the Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year (2007) and the Colorado High School Player of the Year (2007) ... Was an all-state pick in both 2006 and 2007 ... A scholar-athlete and National Honor Society member with a 4.0 GPA.
Personal: John Morgan Sacco was born Aug. 29, 1990, in Greeley, Colo. ... Son of Connie and Paul Sacco ... Chose San Diego State over UNC-Charlotte, Univ. of Pennsylvania and Univ. of Tulsa ... Undecided on a major.