Soccer: Air Force 1, UNLV 0, in men's soccer

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Senior Andy Nigro scored the only goal in the final game of his career Nov. 18 to lead the Air Force men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over University of Nevada at Las Vegas at the Academy's Cadet Soccer Stadium in the season finale for both teams. Nigro, along with five other seniors, were honored in a pre-game ceremony.

Nigro, a co-captain this season, scored his third goal of the campaign in the seventh minute after a pair of perfect passes from senior Chris Mathews and sophomore Josh Rhynard. Mathews found Rhynard at the top of the box, and Rhynard flicked a pass to Nigro, who beat UNLV goalie Roland Swanson near post from 12 yards out. It was Mathews' team-leading fourth assist and the third for Rhynard.

Air Force's other co-captain, senior Brian Guyette, made the goal stand up with some outstanding goalie play. He made eight saves in his final game, including a sprawling kick save in the 56th minute off a point-blank shot from UNLV's Stephen Sifuentes. Guyette, the MPSF's leader in saves this season with 107, posted the seventh shutout of his career with the Falcons.

Air Force (5-12-1, 3-7 MPSF) was outshot, 18-12, in total shots by UNLV (7-10-2, 3-7), but was more efficient with its shots, as the Rebels held an 8-7 advantage in shots on goal. The Rebels also had five corner kicks, compared to two for Air Force.

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