The Aztecs (4-1-0) are off to their best start since 2012
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March 20, 2021 (San Diego) - The Aztec women’s soccer team (4-1-0) shutout UNLV (2-2-1) 1-0 Saturday evening on the SDSU Sports Deck.
SDSU got their lone goal in the 29th minute and then held on for the shutout despite pressure from the Rebels in the second half. With the win, the Aztecs are currently in first place in the Mountain West West division with 12 points and a 4-1-0 record.
The Aztecs’ goal came from Anna Toohey who finished a cross from Emma Gaines-Ramos into the lower right corner of the goal.
SDSU held a 6-2 advantage in shots in the first 45 minutes but UNLV had seven to the Aztecs’ four in the second half causing a frantic final 10 minutes where the Rebels controlled possession.
Freshman goalkeeper Alexa Madueno collected four saves while recording her first collegiate shutout. Her counterpart, Emberly Sevilla had five saves.
STAT OF THE GAME
SDSU finished with 10 shots and six different Aztecs had a shot.
The Aztecs’ 4-1-0 start is their best since 2012 when they began the season 7-0-0 and went 21-2-1 overall and advanced to the Sweet 16.
The Aztecs host Fresno State (3-1-0) Friday evening. The Bulldogs gave SDSU their lone loss on the year.