Spartans Fall To Pepperdine in Conference Opener

Bende Pardi scored four goals to lead San Josè State (5-10, 0-1) as the Spartans dropped their first game of conference play against Pepperdine (10-9, 1-0) 13-10. 

  • Javi Ibanez netted another three goals of his own on the afternoon. 
  • Mark Kis, Laszlo Szieben and Bence Szabo also netted goals for the Spartans. 
  • Connor Macmillan recorded three assists to lead SJSU. 
  • The Spartans also recorded six steals and five blocks on the afternoon. 
  • Goalkeeper Jamie Steingraf recorded 11 saves on the afternoon. 

Next Up: The Spartans will travel back down to Southern California to play against UC Irvine on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1:00 p.m. PST a the Anteater Aquatics Center. Then San Josè State will play Whittier College on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 12:00 p.m. PST in Whittier, CA. 

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