September 1, 2003

Men's Soccer Edges Fresno State At UC Irvine College Classic

Sept. 1, 2003

Irvine, Calif. - Santa Clara's Kelechi Igwe headed in the only goal of the match off a crossing pass from Kellen Gilmore to give the Broncos a 1-0 win over Fresno State in the UC Irvine Men's Soccer College Classic at Anteater Stadium Monday.

Igwe's goal came at 73:52 and lifted Santa Clara to a 2-0 start on the season. Fresno State (0-2) was forced to play with only 10 players for the final 50 minutes of the match after the Bulldogs' Andrew Gregorio received a red card in the first half at 39:44.

Santa Clara goalkeeper Steve Cronin had two saves in the shutout while Fresno State's Eric Kronberg recorded five stops. Santa Clara outshot the Bulldogs 18-5.

Fresno State	0  0 --  0
Santa Clara	0  1 --  1
SC: Kelechi Igwe, 73:52 (Kellen Gilmore)

Saves: Eric Kronberg (FSU) 5; Steve Cronin (SC) 2.

Shots: Fresno State 5; Santa Clara 18

Attendance: 179

Records: Fresno State (0-2); Santa Clara (2-0).