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Friday, Oct 18 2013 10:37 PM

Local report: Late goal gets CSUB's Tobin his 300th win

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

Giovanni Godoy's goal with 3:54 remaining in the second half gave Cal State Bakersfield men's soccer coach Simon Tobin his 300th career victory as the Roadrunners defeated San Jose State 1-0 Friday night.

Jonathan Colunga a late CSUB sub, sent a long ball to Godoy, who beat Spartans' keeper Emmanuel Espinosa from 10 yards.

"San Jose State is always a tough team for us," said Tobin in a news release. "They play a little bit of a different style than us and they are quite good at it. It was good for us to face them. I thought we had the better game and deserved to win. Giovanni Godoy is a freshman who has a big future ahead of him. We have put three good performances in a row together and I think we will finish the season quite strong."

Tobin becomes the 16th active Division I men's soccer coach with at least 300 victories in a career and is only the 91st in the history of NCAA men's soccer (at all levels) to win at least 300 in a career. Tobin is 300-186-54 as the Roadrunners coach.

"I didn't know I had 300 wins," Tobin said. "If you coach anywhere long enough, you are going to get a lot of wins. I have been here 27 years, but it's nice."

CSUB women's soccer

MOSCOW, Idaho -- Erica Shelton's first goal since Cal State Bakersfield's season-opening match stood up in a 1-0 Western Athletic Conference women's soccer win at Idaho on Friday.

Shelton, who had a hat trick in the opener, scored on a free kick in the sixth minute. Her four goals are a team high. Goalkeeper Tori Ornela had nine saves.

CSUB (4-10-1 overall, 3-4-1 WAC) is in fourth place in the WAC with two weeks left. The top four finishers advance to the WAC Tournament.

JC women's soccer

VAN NUYS -- Bakersfield College rallied from behind twice and tied L.A. Valley College 2-2 in a Western State Conference South Division women's soccer match.

BC (6-4-2 overall, 2-2-2 WSC) had goals by D.J. Vidal and Monica Diaz, with Casey Bryan assisting Vidal's goal and Vidal assisting Diaz's goal.

BC hosts Glendale on Tuesday at 4 p.m.

JC volleyball

Edithza Urias had 16 kills, 10 digs and six aces to lead the Bakersfield College volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-13, 15-15 Western State Conference victory over West L.A. at the Gil Bishop Sports Center.

Kourtney Grant added eight kills and Maddie DeMarco had 18 digs for the Renegades (11-6, 4-0), who travel to play Citrus at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Glendora.

TAFT FALLS TO UNDEFEATED FRESNO CITY: Fresno City College stayed unbeaten in Central Valley Conference play with a 25-12, 25-14, 25-18 victory over Taft College.

Tiffany Mapusaga led the Cougars (12-5, 5-2) with 14 digs and seven kills, while Risha Alaiasa and Chelsea Wong had seven kills apiece.

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