No. 12 Cougars host LMU Saturday
PROVO, Utah — No. 12 BYU women's soccer will host Loyola Marymount University on Saturday, Oct. 23 at South Field.
Saturday’s matchup is scheduled for 7 p.m. MDT on byutv.org and the BYUtv app. The game will also be carried live on the BYU Sports Network — BYU Radio 107.9 FM/BYU Cougars App.
IN THE RANKINGS. BYU moved up to No. 12 this week, its highest ranking so far this season in the NCAA DI women's soccer poll. Additionally, BYU is ranked No. 24 in the Top Drawer Soccer college soccer national ranking.
LAST TIME ON THE FIELD. On Wednesday, the Cougars defeated the University of San Francisco 3-1 in a rainy match at San Francisco to remain undefeated in conference play. Bella Folino scored early in the fourth minute of the match off a cross from Cameron Tucker. Tucker’s assist would be the only one of the night from either team. Mikayla Colohan scored the second goal in minute 35 after two quick attempts, sending her to a tie at fourth all-time in goals with 47, alongside Ashley Hatch. The Cougars also scored early in the second half, with a goal from Tucker just 10 seconds in. San Francisco answered with a goal by Marissa Vasquez only 15 seconds later at the 45:25 minute mark to take the score to 3-1. The Cougars have scored 28 goals in conference play, and have only allowed three from their WCC opponents, in the five games.
WCC WEEKLY AWARDS. Colohan won this week's West Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week award on Monday. This award marked the fifth WCC weekly honor collected by BYU for the 2021 season and fifth-ever individual career honor for Colohan. Colohan is first in points (34), first in assists (12) and first in goals (11) in the WCC.
No. 12 BYU (10-3-1, 5-0-0 WCC) vs LMU (0-15-0, 0-0-0 WCC)
- Saturday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. MDT at South Field
- Streaming: byutv.org/BYUTv app
- Radio: BYU Sports Network/BYU Cougars App/107.9 FM
- Radio play-by-play: Jason Shepherd
THE LIONS. LMU is 0-15 on the season. The Lions have played through a tough schedule including four ranked teams this season: No. 11 Georgetown University, No. 4 UCLA, No. 11 Stanford and No. 6 Pepperdine. Last season, the Lions were 1-7-1 overall and haven't had a winning season since 2017.
COUGARS VS. LIONS. Overall, the Cougars have never lost to the Lions since BYU joined the WCC. But, BYU is 10-1-1 all-time. The only time LMU beat BYU was in 2004, with the Lions winning 2-1. The history between the two universities dates back to 1995 when BYU challenged LMU at California in its first season of program history.