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Nov 21, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 8:58 am | Updated: November 21, 2016 10:15 am | Permalink

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Tuesday, Nov. 15

No. 4 BYU women's soccer left for the airport on Tuesday afternoon en route to South Carolina—the site of the second and third rounds of the NCAA tournament.

Week 7 Review (Sept. 25-Oct 1)

Oct 05, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 11:41 am | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – In a week with just one game, BYU jumped up to No. 3 in the polls and played what head coach Jennifer Rockwood said was its best game of the season.

Thursday's game with Santa Clara was hard-fought, as has been the case each time the two teams have met. The Broncos left Provo with a 0-0 tie as the Cougars improved their unbeaten streak to nine games. Despite not getting the win, Rockwood was satisfied with how her team played.

Week 6 Review (Sept. 18-24)

Sep 28, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 1:24 pm | Updated: September 28, 2016 1:26 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – For BYU, it was another week of local and national attention, with two wins at South Field for the Cougars.

BYU was ranked No. 4 by the NSCAA (coaches) poll, its highest ranking since 2012, when the Cougars eventually topped out at No. 2 in the nation. Top Drawer Soccer and the Hero Sports algorithm both placed BYU at No. 2 for the week.

Week 5 Review (Sept. 11-17)

Sep 19, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 11:02 am | Updated: September 19, 2016 11:10 am | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – In two wins, BYU's trio of starting forwards each netted goals for the No. 6 Cougars as they beat No. 19 Ohio State 3-0 in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, and Utah State 3-1 in Logan on Saturday.

Three polls—the NSCAA, Hero Sports and Top Drawer Soccer—all placed BYU at No. 6 at the beginning of the week.

Week 4 Review (Sept. 4-10)

Sep 12, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 10:16 am | Updated: September 12, 2016 10:28 am | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – The Cougars made big jumps again in the rankings entering their fourth week of play, and they backed it up with two wins.

New polls came out in the first few days of the week, and BYU was ranked No. 7 by the NSCAA, No. 9 by Hero Sports and No. 15 by Top Drawer Soccer.

Week 3 Review (Aug. 28-Sept. 3)

Sep 05, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 8:05 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – A win at No. 5 Penn State gave BYU confidence headed into its third week of the regular season. That showed as the Cougars erupted for five goals in a home win against Tennessee.

Week 2 Review (Aug. 21-27)

Aug 29, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 5:50 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – The second week of the regular season provided a disappointing loss, a landmark win and again, plenty of local and national attention for the BYU Cougars.

The team opened the week with attention from national polls, highlighted by the No. 14 ranking in the NSCAA poll. That, however, didn't reflect the team's disheartening loss on Monday at home, a 1-0 result against visiting Nebraska.

Week 1 Review (Aug. 14-20)

Aug 25, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 11:52 am | Updated: August 29, 2016 5:35 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – A much-aniticipated first week of action was punctuated by BYU's 2-1 win in double overtime at Washington State. Leading up to the game, the Cougars were featured in interviews and articles as they made their final preparations for play.

Here are the Pac-12 Network's highlights from BYU's season-opening win:

Rachel Boaz mentioned among toughest goalkeepers to beat in 2016

Aug 17, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 10:03 am | Updated: August 17, 2016 10:09 am | Permalink

The NCAA published a list on its website of the five toughest goalkeepers to beat in women's soccer, and BYU's Rachel Boaz made the cut.

Freshman Quick Kicks: Lizzy Braby and Elise Flake

Aug 02, 2016 - Posted by Jack Urquhart at 3:30 pm | Updated: August 2, 2016 3:32 pm | Permalink

PROVO, Utah – A pair of club teammates joins the BYU women's soccer family this fall in midfielder Lizzy Braby and Elise Flake.

Braby, a midfielder from Murray, Utah, followed up successful high school and club careers by playing with the U.S. Under-19 Women's National Team in New Zealand this summer. She appeared as a substitute in three games against the host country.