Red-Hot Spartans Return Home for Matches Against California Baptist, Utah Valley

This Week's Information: San José State (7-3-2, 3-0-1 WAC)
Matches vs. California Baptist (5-5-2, 1-2-1 WAC) | Friday, Oct. 21 | 7 p.m.
vs. Utah Valley (4-5-1, 2-2-0 WAC) | Sunday, Oct. 23 | 1 p.m.
Where Spartan Soccer Complex, San Jose, Calif.
TV | Statistics Watch: California Baptist | Utah Valley
Live Stats: California Baptist | Utah Valley
Social Media Twitter: @SanJoseStateMS
Instagram: @sjsumsoc
YouTube: San Jose State Spartans


 SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San José State Spartans are on a four-match winning streak and are unbeaten in their previous seven matches. They play at the Spartan Soccer Complex this week versus California Baptist and Utah Valley.

First Touches

  • The Spartans are 4-0-0 in the month of October.
  • They have not lost since September 8th against Saint Mary's and their last draw was September 30th against Houston Christian.
  • The Spartans are in second place in the WAC with 10 points, behind only Air Force who have 12 points.
  • Last week, SJSU won 3-1 over UNLV and 2-0 over Utah Tech.
  • In the shutout win over Utah Tech, goalkeeper David Sweeney earned his tenth shutout of his career, tying him for seventh all-time in career shutouts by Spartans goalkeepers.
    • Sweeney is tied with Keith Bateman (1992-1995) and Paul Coffee (1977-1978).
    • The senior needs three more shutouts to tie Richard Mann (2005-2008) and Ryan Moore (1979-1982).
  • In the win over Incarnate Word on October 8th, Sweeney moved into eighth all-time in career saves by Spartans goalkeepers.
    • Sweeney now has 190 saves, five more than Mann.
    • The senior needs sixteen more saves to tie Mike Taft (1988-1989) at 206 saves.
    • The most saves in Spartans history is 253 by Bateman.
  • The California Baptist Lancers are coming off a week in which they defeated Houston Christian and lost to Texas Rio Grande Valley.
  • The Utah Valley Wolverines are 2-0-0 in their previous two matches, picking up wins over Houston Christian and Texas Rio Grande Valley.
  • The Spartans are 1-2-1 all-time against California Baptist.
  • In 2021, the two sides played to a 1-1 draw in double overtime.
  • The Spartans have a 4-2-1 all-time record against Utah Valley.
  • In 2021, the Spartans won 1-0 over the Wolverines. 

Next Match: Following this week, the Spartans have their final road trip of WAC conference play. They play at Air Force on October 28th.

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