Second-Place Spartans Take on Top-Seeded Air Force, Grand Canyon

This Week's Information: San José State (8-4-2, 4-1-1 WAC)
Matches vs. Air Force (7-4-2, 6-0-0 WAC) | Friday, Oct. 28 | 5 p.m.
vs. Grand Canyon (5-6-3, 2-2-2 WAC) | Sunday, Oct. 30 | 1 p.m.
Where Spartan Soccer Complex, San Jose, Calif.
TV | Statistics Watch: Air Force | Grand Canyon
Live Stats: AIr Force | Grand Canyon
Social Media Twitter: @SanJoseStateMS
Instagram: @sjsumsoc
YouTube: San Jose State Spartans


SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San José State Spartans have won four of their six conference matches. On Friday, they battle the only team that has fared better than them in the WAC this season, the Air Force Falcons, before heading to Arizona for a meeting with Grand Canyon.

First Touches

  • The Spartans have won five of their previous six matches.
  • The Spartans are in second place in the WAC with 13 points, five points behind Air Force.
  • Last week, SJSU won 1-0 over Utah Valley and lost 1-0 to Cal Baptist.
  • Goalkeeper David Sweeney enters the Air Force match with 198 career saves and is eight saves away from tying Mike Taft for seventh all-time in career saves by a Spartans goalkeeper.
  • The Air Force Falcons are coming off a week in which they won 3-1 over Houston Christian and 2-1 over UTRGV.
  • Grand Canyon split their two matches last week, earning a win over Houston Christian but losing to UTRGV.
  • When the Spartans played Houston Christian and UTRGV earlier this season, they tied Houston Christian and defeated UTRGV.
  • The Spartans are 24-13-6 all-time against Air Force.
  • In 2021, Air Force defeated the Spartans, 2-0.
  • The Spartans have a 5-3-2 all-time record against Grand Canyon.
  • In 2021, Grand Canyon was ranked No. 10 in the country when the Spartans upset them, 2-1.

Next Match: Following this week, the Spartans return home to welcome Seattle (5-7-1, 4-2-0 WAC) to town for Senior Night on November 4th.

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