Three different Cougars score in a 3-0 win over Marquette
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Three different players on the BYU women’s soccer team found the back of the net in a 3-0 win over Marquette Saturday afternoon at Valley Fields.
In the 18th minute, Elise Flake took the ball to the end line and crossed it back to Madie Siddoway Gates near the penalty spot for an early 1-0 lead.
Sophomore Makaylie Moore netted her first goal of the season off of a diving header from a Rachel Bingham Lyman cross in the final minute of the first half to give the Cougars (4-2-1) a 2-0 advantage going into halftime.
After the first half, BYU outshot the Golden Bears (1-6-1) 9-3 and were led by Lizzy Braby with three shots.
Flake scored her own goal in the 64th minute when she had a one-on-one opportunity with the keeper, tallying her fourth goal of the season and increasing the Cougars’ lead to 3-0.
On the game, BYU recorded 19 shots and held Marquette to only six shots. Sabrina Macias Davis had three saves in goal for the Cougars. Braby tallied five shots, while Mikayla Colohan and Flake added three apiece.
The Cougars return to South Field on Monday, Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m. MDT as they host Long Beach State. Audio broadcasts will be available on BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM. The game will also be streamed on BYUtv.org and the BYUtv app.
- Moore's goal was her first career goal as a Cougar.
- Flake tallied her first assist of the 2018 season.
- Gates scored her fourth goal this season for her fifth in her career.
- All three goals this season that have come from a Lyman assist have been scored off of a header.
- This is the second time the defense held an opponent to a season-low six shots. The first came against Cal State Fullerton in the season opener.