Cougars Upset No. 19 Miami on the Road

Auna Janis' second half goal was the difference maker for BYU on the road against Miami. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

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PROVO -- A strong team effort and freshman Auna Janis' second-half goal helped BYU upset No. 19 Miami in Coral Gables, Fl., Tuesday, 1-0. The loss was the Hurricanes' first of the season.

"The team really wanted to bring the energy and excitement of playing at home with us on the road," said head coach Jennifer Rockwood. "They were anxious to prove themselves against a very good team and they came out strong."

Looking to start the game aggressively, BYU outshot Miami seven to six in the first half. Senior forward Katie Larkin, making her return to the team after missing two games with a broken wrist registered four shots in the first half. Each team had opportunities to score during the first 45 minutes, and the momentum swung back and forth.

The Cougars' goal came in the 68th minute when Janis was able to corral a ball crossed from the corner and put it past the Miami keeper. The goal was only the second goal allowed by Miami this season. Sophomore forward Becca Riddle and freshman forward Lauren Anderson assisted on the play. The assist was Anderson's team leading fifth of the season. The goal was Janis' second of the season.

Freshman keeper McKinzie Olson recorded her second straight shutout and had a save in the game. The shutout lowered her season goals-against-average to 1.09. The defense also helped shutdown a potent Miami attack.

"Our back four did a tremendous job," said Rockwood. "Karen Cook was able to shutdown their leading scorer and that really helped us."

With the win, BYU improves to 5-4-0, while Miami falls to 7-1-0.

BYU's next game is against Big Ten power Michigan State at South Field on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Fans attending the Michigan State game at South Field are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy live music from the football tailgate band Funkalicious and pre-game trivia contests with prizes. Two pairs of tickets to the BYU-Wyoming football game will be given away at halftime. BYUSA and Cougar United will provide free hotdogs to all students with ID.

Fans can join the official BYU Women’s Soccer Texting group by texting the word “WSOC” to 83043. Members of the group will get updates about game times and special promotions.

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Soccer Box Score (Final)

Brigham Young Univ. vs #19 UM (Sep 16, 2008 at Coral Gables, Fla.)

Brigham Young Univ. (5-4-0) vs. Goals by period 1 2 Tot

UM (7-1-0) -------------------------------

Date: Sep 16, 2008 Attendance: 308 Brigham Young Univ.. 0 1 - 1

Weather: Cloudy UM.................. 0 0 - 0

Brigham Young Univ. UM

Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A Pos ## Player Sh SOG G A

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GK 32 OLSON, McKinzie..... - - - - GK 00 ALONZO, Vikki....... - - - -

F 3 ANDERSON, Lauren.... 1 - - 1 M 2 BURT, Ashlee........ 5 - - -

D 4 COOK, Karen......... - - - - F 5 RICKS-CHAMBERS Paule - - - -

M 5 FELLER, Whitney..... 1 - - - D 9 GRIEBEL, Danielle... 3 1 - -

D 9 DRAEGER, Amanda..... - - - - D 11 BIDEGAIN, Danielle.. - - - -

D 10 CARTER, Jessica..... 1 - - - D 12 CARINO, Corynn...... - - - -

M 11 WILLIS, Andrea...... - - - - F 13 STEINBRUCH, Brittney 3 - - -

M 15 KAKADELAS, Kelsea... - - - - D 14 MACDONALD, Brittney. - - - -

M 16 JANIS, Auna......... 2 1 1 - M 16 SINGER, Lauren...... 2 1 - -

F 18 LARKIN, Katie....... 5 2 - - M 19 WYBLE, Jessica...... 1 - - -

F 21 CHRISTENSEN, Kassidy - - - - M 30 ODDO, Katie......... 1 - - -

---------- Substitutes ---------- ---------- Substitutes ----------

2 OLDROYD, Dana....... - - - - 8 BUCKNOR, Brittany... - - - -

7 MARSHALL, Jennie.... - - - - 10 RIGAMAT, Rachel..... - - - -

12 RIDDLE, Becca....... 1 - - 1 20 RICKERS, Julianne... - - - -

14 JAMESON, Ashleigh... - - - - Totals.............. 15 2 0 0

20 DOW-JACKSON, Kristi. - - - -

22 HODGKISS, Katie..... - - - -

23 VANDER Veur, Alyssa. - - - -

Totals.............. 11 3 1 2

Brigham Young Univ. UM

## Player MIN GA Saves ## Player MIN GA Saves

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32 OLSON, McKinzie..... 90:00 0 1 00 ALONZO, Vikki....... 90:00 1 2

TM TEAM................ 0:00 0 1

Shots by period 1 2 Tot Saves by period 1 2 Tot

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Brigham Young Univ.. 7 4 - 11 Brigham Young Univ.. 1 1 - 2

UM.................. 6 9 - 15 UM.................. 1 1 - 2

Corner kicks 1 2 Tot Fouls 1 2 Tot

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Brigham Young Univ.. 0 1 - 1 Brigham Young Univ.. 3 2 - 5

UM.................. 2 2 - 4 UM.................. 4 3 - 7

SCORING SUMMARY:

GOAL Time Team Goal Scorer Assists Description

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1. 68:16 BY JANIS, Auna RIDDLE, Becca; ANDERSON, Lauren Cross from right side of box and knocked in

far left post

CAUTIONS AND EJECTIONS:

Officials: Referee: Ted Unkel; Asst. Referee: Adam Nehme; Reggie Rutty;

Alt. Official: Carlos Morel; Timekeeper: Yasmine Fletcher; Scorer: David Cruz;

Offsides: Brigham Young Univ. 4, UM 1.

Tags: Results