SJSU Faces No. 5 seed Utah Valley in Quarterfinals of WAC Championship

Match Information: #4 San José State (9-6-3, 7-2-2 WAC) vs. #5 Utah Valley (9-5-2, 6-4 WAC)
When Nov. 10 | 3:30 p.m. PT
Location GCU Stadium | Phoenix, Ariz.
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Match Notes WAC Weekly Release | WAC Championship Central
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SAN JOSE, Calif. - The fourth-seeded San José State men's soccer team (9-6-3, 7-2-2) will take on No. 5 seed Utah Valley (9-5-2, 6-4) in the quarterfinals of the WAC Championship on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. PT at GCU Stadium in Phoenix, Ariz. The Spartans defeated Utah Valley, 1-0, at Clyde Field in Orem, Utah on Oct. 7.

First Touches

  • The Spartans finished undefeated in the month of October (7-0-2), including a 2-1 win over then-No. 10 Grand Canyon in San Jose, Calif.
  • During its nine-game unbeaten streak, SJSU scored 13 goals and only allowed five
  • On April 13, 2021, the Spartans dropped a 4-3 shootout to Air Force in the quarterfinal round of the WAC Championship
  • San José State's last WAC Championship game appearance was in 2019, falling to Grand Canyon, 1-0, in Seattle, Wash.
  • Head Coach Simon Tobin was named WAC Coach of the Year
  • The Spartans posted multiple results against top-20 opponents for the first time in 20 years, defeating No. 10 Grand Canyon, 2-1 (10/16) and tying then-No. 20 Stanford, 0-0 (9/11)
  • Willy Miranda led the Spartans with six goals and 15 points
  • Max Allen dished out a team-best seven assists from the midfield
  • Goalkeeper David Sweeney made 12 starts, posting a record of 6-3-2 and a 1.37 goals against average with four shutouts
  • The winner of the SJSU-Utah Valley match willl take on No. 1 seed Grand Canyon on Friday at 3:30 p.m. PT