SDSU Men's Soccer Loses to Oregon State

Sept. 23, 2001


CORVALLIS, Ore. - The San Diego State men's soccer team lost, 4-1, to Oregon State Sunday in the final match of the Diadora Classic held on the OSU campus.

After a scoreless first half, Oregon State (2-4-0) took the lead at the 47:52 mark. The score remained 1-0 until the Beavers chipped in two more at 70:16 and 71:15.

SDSU (1-4-1) spoiled the shutout at 77:20 when sophomore Kevin Sapanli rebounded a ball off the post to score his second goal of the weekend. Oregon State would close the day's scoring with another at 79:33.

Junior Brian Barnes spent all 90 minutes in goal for the Aztecs, recording 11 saves in the outing.

SDSU returns to San Diego for five-straight home matches. The Aztecs meet UC Riverside, Friday at 1 p.m., and Brown Sunday at 4 p.m.

Men's Collegiate Soccer
Diadora Classic
Sept. 23, 2001

1 2 TOT Oregon State 0 4 4 SDSU 0 1 1

Scoring: OSU-Aaron McHardy (Kurt Ness) OSU-A.J. Weber (unassisted) OSU-Alex Close (unassisted) SDSU-Kevin Sapanli (unassisted) OSU-Kevin Atkinson (Nick Donaldson)

Shots: OSU-39, SDSU-10 Corners: OSU-11, SDSU-8 Fouls: OSU-20, SDSU-19 Offsides: SDSU-2, OSU-1 Cautions: OSU-Chris van Blommestein (26:25), SDSU-John Mack (37:18)

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