September 10, 2013
Men's Student-Athlete of the Week, Beto Velasquez
Cal State Northridge forward Beto Velasquez
had a pair of assists this weekend as
the Matadors defeated both San Diego and Saint Mary's at
On Friday against the Toreros, Velasquez assisted on Sagi
Lev-Ari's goal just six minutes into the match. He played the ball
over the top of the defense to Lev-Ari, who found space in the box
to fire a shot for the goal.
On Sunday afternoon against the Gaels, Velasquez sent in a
cross from the left side of the field to Brian Behrad
at the right post. Behrad's header went
into the net with six seconds remaining in the first overtime to
seal the win for the Matadors and help the team improve to 4-0 for
the first time since 1987.
On the season, Velasquez has four assists to rank first on the
team and in the Big West Conference.