Women's Soccer Blog

BYUtv's True Blue features Ashley Hatch

Nov 01, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 10:55 pm | Permalink

Watch BYUtv's feature on Ashley Hatch from this past week. Hatch scored the game winner against No. 6 Portland a week ago and assisted on Marissa Nimmer's game winner against San Diego on Friday night at South Field.

The freshman forward from Gilbert, Ariz., has four goals and five assists so far this season.

Hunt and Owens receive weekly awards after Portland and Gonzaga wins

Oct 30, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 12:59 pm | Updated: October 30, 2013 1:11 pm | Permalink

Sophomore defender Paige Hunt and senior goalkeeper Erica Owens were given weekly awards by two different websites this week after the No. 20 BYU women's soccer team defeated Gonzaga and then-No. 6 Portland 1-0 last week.

Hunt was named a Primetime Performer by collegesoccer360.com for her defensive effort and her assist on the game winning goal against Portland.

Ella Johnson's goal makes WCC Top Plays

Oct 22, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 5:37 pm | Permalink

Freshman defender Ella Johnson's second goal of the seasson came on a header off a Marissa Nimmer corner kick in BYU's 2-0 win over Loyola Marymount on Saturday. It came in at No. 5 on the West Coast Conference's Top Plays from the past week.

NCAA All-Access with Cloee: Rockwood's 300th win

Oct 22, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 9:59 am | Permalink

Check out NCAA.com All-Access with Cloee Colohan as the players and administration talk about BYU head coach Jennifer Rockwood's 300th win.

Inside the WCC honors coach Rockwood's 300th victory

Oct 17, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 10:02 pm | Permalink

BYU head coach Jennifer Rockwood was part of Inside the WCC this week thanks to her 300th career victory last Thursday against San Francisco. Watch the video below.

Several Cougars make top 100 ranking

Oct 17, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 9:59 pm | Permalink

TopDrawerSoccer.com put out its top 100 player rankings on Thursday and four players made the list. The top 100 players include senior midfielder Cloee Colohan at No. 55 and senior goalkeeper Erica Owens at No. 89.

West Coast Conference Primer

Oct 07, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 3:24 pm | Updated: October 7, 2013 3:27 pm | Permalink

With West Coast Conference play beginning this week for the Cougars, here's an update of how the other conference members did in their nonconference schedules and what BYU will have to go through to defend last year's championship. Records are nonconference only and don't include the early slate of conference games from the weekend.

NCAA All-Access with Cloee: The Utah rivalry

Sep 19, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 3:40 pm | Permalink

BYU senior midfielder Cloee Colohan takes you behind the scenes for BYU's 1-0 victory over Utah in this video at NCAA.com.

http://www.ncaa.com/video#!soccer-women/2013-09-13/all-access-byu-womens-soccer-cloee-colohan-episode-two-utah-rivalry

Rachel Manning on True Blue

Sep 18, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 8:37 am | Updated: September 18, 2013 8:41 am | Permalink

Rachel "The Magnet" Manning was featured on BYUtv's True Blue on Monday. Check out the video below at the 15:15 mark.

Rankings Report Sep. 10

Sep 10, 2013 - Posted by knielsen at 2:42 pm | Updated: September 11, 2013 11:43 am | Permalink

With all of this week's rankings out, the Cougars have inched up in eight different polls and rankings. While BYU started the season at No. 6 in the NSCAA poll, they were in the 10-12 range in other polls. Now they have moved into the top 10 in each of the rankings with a high of fifth in the Soccer America poll and a low of ninth in the Bennett Rankings. The Cougars were also slotted in as a No. 2 seed in bracket projections by CollegeSportsMadness.com. Last week's ESPNW Power Rankings also put the Cougars 12th just behind Penn State and WCC foe Portland.