Posted September 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
Austin Lopez kicked four field goals to complement a strong defensive effort as San Jose State blanked Navy 12-0 on Saturday, marking the first time in six years that the Midshipmen have been shut out. Lopez's kicks came from 29, 19, 32 and 43 yards as the Spartans failed to score a touchdown despite gaining 388 yards against the Navy defense. Lopez, a freshman, is now 9 for 9 on field goal attempts this season. The 43-yard field goal matched his season-long. The shutout was the first for San Jose State since a 29-0 win over Grambling State to open the 2003 season. It also marked the first time since Oct. 20, 2006, that Navy (1-3) has failed to score. The 4-1 start by the Spartans is their best since 2006, when they went to the New Mexico Bowl. The last time Navy opened the season 1-3 was in 2002.

Three Keys: Navy vs. San Jose State

The 1-2 Midshipmen will face off against a 3-1 San Jose State Spartans squad on Saturday in what promises to be an entertaining encounter. Both teams will fancy their chances at victory and here are three keys which will help Navy achieve that goal.

Following Navy vs. San Jose State

Navy clashes with San Jose State on Saturday in Annapolis. Look inside for game television, radio, internet, twitter, live stats, game notes and more.
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