Spartans Win 2-1 Over UC San Diego


LA JOLLA, Calif. Angel Iniguez had a goal and an assist to lead the San José State men's soccer team (1-0-1, 0-0-0 WAC) in a 2-1 victory at UC San Diego (0-2-0, 0-0-0 Big West) on Saturday night.

  • Gaku Nishimura produced the first two assists of his career as he helped set up both Spartan goals.
  • Josh Redfield scored the first goal of his career.
  • Iniguez led the Spartans with two shots on target.
  • Beau Leroux had a match-high five shots.
  • UC San Diego's Asa Gibson was issued a second yellow card in the 55th minute when the match was tied 1-1. 
  • Eight yellow cards were given in the match with the Spartans receiving five and UC San Diego collecting three.
  • For Iniguez, it was his second multi-point match of his career. He earned a goal and an assist in a 2-0 victory over Pacific on Sept. 22, 2022.
    • The sophomore midfielder has been involved in all three Spartans' goals this season, scoring once and collecting two assists.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will play their home opener at the Spartan Soccer Complex on Thursday, Aug. 31 against the University of San Francisco. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. on WAC International. Click here to purchase tickets. 

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