Zags Head To Johann Memorial Classic At UNLV
Sept. 12, 2017


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Gonzaga (3-2-0) vs. CSU Bakersfield (2-2-0)
FRIDAY, SEP. 15 | 4:30 P.M. | LAS VEGAS, NEV. | PETER JOHANN MEMORIAL FIELD
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Gonzaga (3-2-0) at UNLV (1-4-0)
SUNDAY, SEP. 17 | 1 P.M. | LAS VEGAS, NEV. | PETER JOHANN MEMORIAL FIELD
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SERIES HISTORY:
- The Bulldogs have not faced CSU Bakersfield since 2011, a 0-4 loss in Corvallis, Ore. as part of the OSU Hensor/Zaher Nike Classic. The Zags defeated CSUB in the other matchup, 1-0, in 2008 at Luger Field.
- The Zags and Rebels have an extensive history, playing for the fifth-straight season. GU is 8-2-1 in the series and 3-1 over the most recent stretch. Last season, both Colton Cavey and Jalen Crisler scored in the second half to secure the 2-0 win at Luger Field.

SCOUTING THE ROADRUNNERS AND REBELS:
- The Roadrunners were picked sixth in the WAC Preseason Poll, and senior defender Jamie Carey-Morrell was selected to the All-WAC team.
- The Rebels were selected to win the WAC and Danny Musovski and Timo Mehlich were chosen All-WAC, with Mehlich being tabbed as the Preseason WAC Offensive Player of the Year.

DESERT HEAT:
- GU last played in Las Vegas in 2015, a hard-fought 1-0 loss to UNLV. They played in the desert last year as well, falling 2-1 to UC Riverside. The Bulldogs are 5-2 overall at UNLV.

WHITEOUT:
- Gonzaga senior Ben White is off to a hot start this season, he is currently eighth in the nation in assists per game at .8. He has scored or given the assist on five of GU’s seven goals this season.

WHERE THERE IS A WILLIS THERE IS A WAY:
- Junior goalkeeper Ben Willis has already pitched two shutouts this season, good for 30th in the nation and second in the WCC.
- Willis is also climbing the career ranks at GU, already seventh all-time with five career shutouts, he is two away from moving to fifth. His 78 career saves currently rank eighth and his career 1.34 goals against average is third.

I’LL BE HOME FOR SEPTEMBER:
- The Bulldogs will play seven home matches in the month of September.
- That is the most home matches in September since 1987, but they only played one school outside the state that month.


 

 

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