No. 10 BYU hosts in-state rival Utah to South Field on Friday
PROVO, Utah – The No. 10 BYU women's soccer team plays the University of Utah on Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. MDT.
No. 10 BYU (3-0-0, 0-0 WCC) vs. Utah (2-2-0, 0-0-0 PAC-12)
- Friday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. MDT, at South Field
- Television: BYUtv and online at byutv.org
- TV Talent: Jarom Jordan (play-by-play) and Carla Haslam (analyst)
- Radio: BYU Sports Network/BYU Cougars App/107.9 FM and ESPN 960 AM/ESPN 960 AM App
- Radio Talent: Jason Shepherd (play-by-play) and Avery Walker (analyst)
IN THE RANKINGS. BYU continues to climb in the United Soccer Coaches Top 25, earning the No. 10 spot while staying in first place in the West Region. In Top Drawer Soccer's poll, BYU also moved up to No. 12.
LAST TIME ON THE FIELD. The Cougars featured five different scorers in their dominant 7-0 win over Southern Utah in the home opener. Elise Flake and Ashton Brockbank each scored a pair of goals while Josie Guinn, Lizzy Braby and Ella Ballstaedt recorded their first goals of the season. BYU tallied a total of 28 shots and defensively didn't allow a single shot for the Thunderbirds.
THE UTES. Under the direction of Rich Manning, Utah is 2-2 this season and is on a two-game winning streak after beating Utah State and Cal Poly. The Utes also competed against Alabama, falling 3-0. Four different players have found the back of the net once in 2019 and goalkeeper Carly Nelson has recorded a pair of shutouts and has allowed seven goals scored.
COUGARS VS. UTES. BYU holds a controlling lead over Utah, 21-7-2. In 2018, the Cougars topped the Utes 3-2 in Salt Lake City.