Falcons Host San Diego State and Bradley This Weekend

    Junior Zachary Modly is second in the WAC with 19 total shots
    Junior Zachary Modly is second in the WAC with 19 total shots

    Sept. 18, 2013

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    Game #6
    Air Force Falcons vs. San Diego St. Aztecs
    Friday, Sept. 20 / 7 p.m.
    Cadet Soccer Stadium / USAFA, CO

    The Last Meeting
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    San Diego State1
    September 10, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Falcons Drop 1-0 Decision to San Diego State
    Justin Davies scored the game's only goal Friday night to lead the San Diego State men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Air Force in the first round of the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Tournament in San Diego, Calif. With the victory, San Diego State improved to 2-1, while the Falcons fell to 1-2.

    Live Stats for the SDSU Game

    Live Video for the SDSU Game

    Game #7
    Air Force Falcons vs. Bradley Braves
    Sunday, Sept. 22 / 1:30 p.m.
    Cadet Soccer Stadium / USAFA, CO

    Live Stats for the Bradley Game

    Falcons Return Home For Six-Game Homestand
     After playing four of its first five games on the road, the Air Force men's soccer team returns home for a six-game homestand at Cadet Soccer Stadium. The Falcons will host San Diego State on Friday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m., and Bradley University on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1:30 p.m. Both games will be streamed live on the Mountain West Digital Network.

    Air Force Blanked Twice in Oregon
     The Falcons fell to 0-5 this season with a pair of losses at the Oregon State Hensor/Zaher Nike Classic last weekend. Air Force dropped a 4-0 decision to Portland on Friday and lost 2-0 to
    Oregon State on Sunday. Junior Matt Payne led the team with three shots on goal against Portland and fellow junior Zachary Modly had a team-high two against Oregon State. Freshman goalkeeper Jake Schenk made a career-high seven saves against Oregon State.

    Falcons Still Having Trouble Finding the Net 
     Since senior Brian Klazura scored just 2:55 into the season-opening game at St. Mary's College, the Falcons have gone nearly five full games without scoring a goal. Air Force has been outscored 12-1, including 8-0 in the second half, in its five games.

    Modly Near the Top of WAC in Shots 
     Modly is ranked second in the WAC with 19 total shots this season. He is the runaway leader on the team with eight more than Payne. Meanwhile, Schenk is second in the league in saves per game at 5.0 and fifth in saves percentage at .690.

    Slowest Start in Five Years
     Air Force's 0-5 start in the worst since it started 0-5 in 2008. The Falcons also scored just one goal in the first games that season, but won three of their next four games en route to a 5-13 overall record.

    Falcons Picked Second in WAC Preseason Rankings
     The Falcons were picked to finish second in the WAC Preseason Coaches' Poll. Bakersfield was predicted to win the conference by the eight league coaches. Air Force senior Caleb Downey was selected as the preseason Defensive Player of the Year and fellow senior Brian Klazura joined Downey on the preseason all-WAC team.

    Back to the WAC
     After spending the last 14 years playing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the Falcons will begin play, once again, in the Western Athletic Conference in 2013. Air Force was a member of the WAC from 1996-98 before breaking off with seven other schools to form the Mountain West Conference. The MWC did not offer men's soccer, however, so the Falcons moved to the MPSF.

     


     

     

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