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No. 23 Seattle U (13-3-4) vs. San Jose State (9-10-1)
All-time series-Seattle U leads, 7-6-3
Home-Seattle U leads, 4-1-2
Away-SJSU leads, 3-2-1
Neutral-SJSU leads, 2-1-0
Last meeting-Seattle U won, 1-0, at SU (Oct. 1, 2017)
- Seattle U advanced to the WAC Championship game on Friday night, getting past UNLV, 4-2 in penalty kicks. The teams played to a scoreless draw to set up the shootout, where Josh Adachi made two saves to lift the Redhawks to the title game.
- Josh Adachi tallied five saves for his 10th shutout of the season in the semifinals.
- SU played the final 60 minutes with 10 players on the field after Julian Avila-Good picked up a second yellow card.
- In the shootout, Sergio Rivas, Alex Roldan, Anthony Ayala, and Cody Buchanan scored in succession for Seattle U.
- San Jose State upset top-seeded Air Force, 1-0, on Friday. Jeremy Romero scored the in 73rd minute to push the Spartans to their first WAC Championship game appearance since 2013.
- This marks SU’s third appearance in the WAC Championship game since 2013. It qualified in 2013 and 2015, winning both titles.
- SJSU enters the match on a four-game win streak, having won seven of its last eight outings.
- Seattle U beat San Jose State, 1-0, on Oct. 1, to get out to a 2-0-0 start in WAC play. Alex Roldan scored in the 30th minute and Josh Adachi posted three saves in net.
- The Redhawks defeated CSU Bakersfield, 3-0, in the first round on Wednesday. Habib Barry, Gabriel Ruiz, and Sergio Rivas each scored, while Josh Adachi tallied a save for his ninth shutout of the year.
- Alex Roldan dished out two assists in the win. He leads SU with seven assists in 2017.
- UNLV beat Grand Canyon, 2-1, in the first round on Wednesday. Danny Muskovski and Marco Gonzalez scored and Enrique Adame logged a pair of saves in net.
- Nathan Aune was named WAC Defensive Player of the Year at the conference’s awards banquet. He and Alex Roldan were both voted All-WAC First Team, while Anthony Ayala, Sergio Rivas, and Medo Youssef were picked All-WAC Second Team. Josh Adachi and Ozzie Ramos were both honorable mention picks and Habib Barry and Ivory Randle IV were chosen for the all-freshman team.
- UNLV’s Danny Muskovski repeated as WAC Offensive Player of the Year after putting up 2.26 points per game, tied for most in the nation. He, Timo Mehlich, and Adam Musovski were All-WAC First Team selections. Keven Partida was an All-WAC Second Team choice and Marco Gonzalez was honorable mention. Gonzalez and Jesus Partida were both all-freshman honorees.
- Seattle U won, 2-1, at Utah Valley to close the regular season on Nov. 4. Gabriel Ruiz and Sergio Rivas both scored in the victory.
- The Redhawks lead the nation in shots per game (20.5) and shots on goal per game (8.65). They also rank second in corner kicks per game at 7.31 this season.
- Seattle U is one of three teams in Division I to win at least 11 games in each of the last five seasons. Akron and Clemson are the only other programs to achieve the feat.
- SU suffered its first WAC setback, a 2-1 double overtime defeat at UNLV on Oct. 29. Tyler John scored his first goal of the season in the match.
- Seattle U settled for a 1-1 tie at Grand Canyon Oct. 27. Nathan Aune scored in the 83rd minute to force OT and allow the Redhawks to clinch a berth in the WAC Championship for a fifth straight year.
- SU compiled 29 shots, 15 shots on goal and 10 corner kicks in the contest.
- The Redhawks posted a 2-1-3 mark against the other teams in the WAC Championship.
- UNLV and SU tied for second place in the regular season standings, with the Rebels claiming the second seed due to their win on Oct. 29.
- The Redhawks beat Houston Baptist, 1-0, on senior night Oct. 22. Julian Avila-Good scored his first goal of the season and Josh Adachi recorded his eighth shutout of the season.
- Seattle U outshot HBU, 36-3, in the match. The shot total marked a season high and was the most by a Redhawk team since Oct. 5, 2007, when SU tallied 39 shots against the University of Mary.
- Coach Pete Fewing’s squad is 23rd in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll and ranked 25th in this week’s College Soccer News poll.
- SU defeated Kansas City, 2-1, on Oct. 14, remaining unbeaten in WAC play.
- In the win over UMKC, Sergio Rivas and Alex Roldan both scored, giving both players five goals on the year. SU is the lone ranked team to feature four five-goal scorers this season.
- Seattle U settled for a 2-2 tie with No. 12 Air Force on Oct. 12. Medo Youssef and Habib Barry scored, but the Falcons rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force a draw at Championship Field.
- The Redhawks won, 2-0, at Incarnate Word on Oct. 8. Gabriel Ruiz and Alex Roldan both scored as SU tallied its seventh shutout of the season. It marked Ruiz’s first collegiate goal.
- SU tied, 2-2, at UTRGV on Oct. 6. Medo Youssef scored two goals as the Redhawks settled for a draw in their WAC road opener.
- Seattle U maintained a 21-3 margin in shots at UTRGV.
- The Redhawks hammered CSU Bakersfield, 4-0, in the WAC opener on Sept. 29. Sergio Rivas scored two goals, while Quinn Fahling and Orlando Neto each notched their first goals at SU.
- Josh Adachi was named WAC Defensive Player of the Year on Oct. 2. The redshirt junior goalkeeper notched two shutouts in two home wins for his first conference weekly honor.
- SU held a 22-1 advantage in shots in the win over CSUB on Sept. 29. Seattle U leads the nation in shots per game at 20.7.
- Seattle U lost to No. 19 Washington, 2-0, for the WAC/101 Club Cup on Sept. 24. The game was played in front of a sellout crowd at Championship Field. The decision also broke SU’s 21-game home win streak.
- The Redhawks defeated Drexel, 1-0, on Sept. 17. Cody Gibson scored his fifth goal in three games, as Josh Adachi made four saves to pick up his fourth shutout of the season.
- SU outshot the Dragons, 32-4, on Sept. 17. It marked the most shots by a Redhawk unit since Oct. 5, 2007, when SU tried 39 shots against the University of Mary.
- SU scored four times in the second half on its way to a 5-2 win over Santa Clara on Sept. 14. Cody Gibson and Alex Roldan both scored two goals as the Redhawks won their 20th straight game at Championship Field.
- For the first time since SU’s return to Division I, two Redhawks scored twice in the same game. Cody Gibson and Alex Roldan each recorded a pair of goals in the win over Santa Clara.
- Seattle U went to No. 22 Gonzaga and came away with a 2-0 win on Sept. 9. Cody Gibson scored two goals and Josh Adachi made a pair of saves for his third shutout of the year.
- SU took down Mercer, 2-1 in overtime, on Sept. 7. Sergio Rivas scored 1:42 into OT to lift the Redhawks to their 19th straight win at Championship Field, the longest active home win streak in Division I.
- Seattle U outshot the Bears, 28-4, in the contest. The 28 Redhawk shots were the most by an SU squad since Sept. 16, 2015, when it attempted 28 shots in a 3-0 win over Northwestern.
- Before allowing a goal to Mercer late in the first half on Sept. 7, SU had gone 308:01 without surrendering a goal at Championship Field.
- Seattle U opened the 2017 season with a pair of impressive 1-0 victories at Championship Field last weekend. The Redhawks took down Loyola Marymount on Aug. 25 before beating No. 20 New Mexico on Aug. 27. Noe Meza and Nathan Aune scored SU’s goals as Seattle U moved its home winning streak to 18 games.
- SU entered the United States Soccer Coaches Association (USSCA) Top 25 at No. 25 the week of Aug. 28. It was the Redhawks’ first appearance in the poll since last August.
- Junior Nathan Aune earned WAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after two stellar showings to open the 2017 season. Aune was key in the Redhawks holding their opponents to 10 total shots over two outings. It marks the first weekly award for the Arlington, Wash., native.
- Pete Fewing is in his 24th overall season as SU’s head coach. He has won 287 games in his career.
- Simon Tobin is in his fourth year at SJSU. He has been a college head coach for 30 seasons at CSU Bakersfield and San Jose State.