Ryan Flaherty (SDSU), Anthony Noren (UCLA)

Game photos: San Diego St. 9, UCLA 2

0 - Published March 5, 2013 by in College

San Diego State completed a weekend sweep of USC and UCLA on Sunday, beating the Bruins 9-2 behind a physical, smothering defense that gave up few good looks and kept UCLA’s offense on its heels the entire game.

Offensively, the Aztecs (5-2 overall, 0-2 SLC) were balanced, with five different players scoring. Freshman Jack Vonarb (Encino/Crespi) and junior Matthew Hardy (San Diego/Patrick Henry) scored three goals each. Vonarb ranks sixth nationally and leads the SLC in goals scored with 21.

There’s a complete set of photos available at, but here are some highlights:

San Diego State defense

Defenders Ryan Mitchell (Lafayette/Acalanes), Brendan Rogers (Del Mar/La Jolla Country Day) and Parker Doliber (Danville/Monte Vista) gave UCLA little space.

Ryan Flaherty (SDSU), Anthony Noren (UCLA)

Goalkeeper Ryan Flaherty (San Diego/Patrick Henry) had 10 saves to only 2 goals-against.

Jack Vonarb (SDSU), Andrew Nuss (UCLA)

Freshman Jack Vonarb (Encino/Crespi) added to his league-leading total with three goals.

Kevin Hoover

Sophomore Kevin Hoover (San Juan Capistrano/Capistrano Valley) had a goal and two assists.

John Wilson (22)

Speedy sophomore midfielder John Wilson (San Diego/Torrey Pines) had a goal for the Aztecs.

Daniel Hodge (SDSU), Trey Scott (UCLA)

San Diego State freshman FOGO Daniel Hodge (left) controlled the dot all afternoon.

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