Briefs: Mesa State Roundup Sept. 05, 2009

College Soccer

• Early goal holds up for Mesa State

Mesa State sophomore Megan Swan’s goal in the first minute held up as the Mavericks knocked off the 10th-ranked team in the West Region.

The Mavericks (3-0-0) shut out Cal State University-San Bernardino 1-0 on Friday night in Phoenix.

Swan scored her first collegiate goal on a cross from Dany Ramirez on the first shot attempt of the game. Mesa took 10 shots in the game.  Mesa goalkeeper Julia Rasmussen saved three shots and Mesa limited the Coyotes (1-2-0) to 10 shots .

College Volleyball

• Mavericks drop two in San Diego

Mesa State lost its fourth and fifth consecutive matches Friday in the UC-San Diego Invitational in San Diego.

Second-ranked Cal State-San Bernardino defeated the Mavericks 25-17, 25-10, 21-25, 26-24. Mesa had 28 attack errors.

Mesa (1-6) played better in its second match, but still fell to 21st-ranked Cal State-L.A. 25-23, 26-24, 22-25, 25-23.

The Mavs had a .257 attack, led by Ali Tompkins with 16 kills and Tessa Andrews with 15.
, but Cal State-L.A. had a .306 attack with three players in double figures for kills.

• Mesa plays host UC-San Diego and Cal StateDominguez Hills in the tournament today.


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