Huskies Win MPSF Title With 2-0 Win Over Sacramento State
November 15, 1998
SACRAMENTO--The Washington men's soccer team captured its second Mountain Pacific Sports Federation championship on Sunday with a 2-0 defeat of Sacramento State, winning its first in 1992. Also downing No. 1 UCLA this weekend, the No. 7 Huskies finished league play at 7-1 and are 16-3 overall. Sacramento State finishes the year at 0-16-2.
The victories also gave head coach Dean Wurzberger his 100th career win. He is 92-28-16 (.735) at Washington and 100-36-21 (.704) overall, including an 8-8-1 mark at Sac State in 1985.
Senior Matt Annis put the Huskies on the board late in the first half when he took control of a clearing pass and shot the ball past Hornet keeper Ryan Duncan at 41:59. It was his 12th goal and seventh game-winner of the year. Sophomore Mike Casale added the insurance goal at 83:40 when he knocked a shot from 30 yards out into the upper left hand corner of the net.
Washington outshot Sac State 14-5, including a 9-0 advantage in the first half. UW also had 10 corner kicks to the Hornets' four.
Washington 2, Sacramento State 0