Spartans Keep it Close Against No. 4 Stanford in Front of Record Crowd


SAN JOSE, Calif. - David Sweeney made three saves to lead the San José State men's soccer team (1-1-2, 0-0-0 WAC) in a 2-0 loss against No. 4 Stanford (3-0-0, 0-0-0 Pac-12) on Monday night. The two teams played in front of a sold-out crowd of 1,559, breaking the record for attendance for a men's soccer match at the Spartan Soccer Complex.

  • The previous record was 1,028 on Aug. 25, 2017 for a game which also featured SJSU and Stanford.
  • The Spartans limited the Cardinal to their lowest-scoring output of the season. Stanford's first two matches of the year were a 3-1 win over No. 8 Creighton and a 5-1 victory over No. 17 Georgetown.
  • Gaku NishimuraJosh Redfield and Jesus Carrillo-Lorenzo Jr. each had a shot for the Spartans.
  • Isaac LomeliNiklas Dossman and Josh Redfield all played 90 minutes.
  • A total of 10 yellow cards were issued with each team receiving five. Joel Garcia received a second yellow card in the 73rd minute which reduced the Spartans to 10 men.

UP NEXT: The Spartans will play at Saint Mary's on Friday, Sept. 8 on ESPN+. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.

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