BYU soccer finds success and enjoyment in Italy

The BYU women's soccer team traveled to Italy this spring for games against four of the top teams in that country.

Stops were made in Lugano, Switzerland as well as the Italian cities of Lake Como, Milan, Venice, Tuscany, Florence, Pisa and Rome.

BYU kicked off the tour with a game against the U-21 Italian National Champions in Milan on Wednesday, April 27, then against AC Milan on Saturday, May 1. Then the Cougars head to Florence on Tuesday, May 4, to face the U-19 Italian National Team and finished up in Rome on Wednesday, May 5, against Lazio in Rome.

The team enjoyed fantastic food during the trip and took guided tours and cruise rides including one to the Bellagio. The trip highlights included visits to the tower of Pisa, Vatican City, the Coluseum, and numerous museums and cathedrals, giving the girls an opportunity to experience the rich culture in Italy.

Game 1: BYU vs. Riozzese U-21

It ended in a tie game 1-1

Game 2: BYU vs. ACF Milan

BYU was victorious 4-3

Game 3: BYU vs. Italian National Team U-19

BYU was victorious 2-0

Game 4: BYU vs. AC Decimum Lazio Femminile

BYU was victorious 3-2