Second Shutout Of The Week Over MWC Foe
Provo, UT. (Oct. 27, 2001) Six different players score in the 6-0 rout over Wyoming, Saturday in MWC action from South Field.
The win puts the Cougars in sole possession of first place in the Mountain West Conference standings with a 4-1-0 record, 10-6-1 overall. Wyoming falls to 0-3-2 in conference games.
Junior midfielder Kelly Hunsberger got the BYU scoring machine going with her third goal of the year with just 10 minutes left in the first half of action after the Cougars had outshot the Cowgirls 21 to 1.
Defender Aurelin Weidner scored forty seconds into the second half on a cross from senior Sarah Higham Yee. Four other players scored a goal a piece in the next 35 minutes of action to maintain the shutout, the team's second for the week. On Thursday, BYU shutout the Air Force Academy 7-0.
"We really got into a good rhythm in our offense this week," said Cougar head coach Jennifer Rockwood. "It's good to see a lot of people scoring for us."
Other scores came from Kim Devine, Aleisha Cramer, Jeni W. Viernes and Annie Hoecherl.Two of the six goals (Weidner and A. Hoecherl) were kicked in by the Cougar defense.This was the seventh shutout for the BYU defense anchored by senior goalkeeper Jennifer Waldron.
The Cougars will finish MWC action next Saturday against instate rival Utah."We're excited to have a whole week to prepare for our game against Utah next weekend," added Rockwood.
BYU and the Utes will meet on South Field Nov. 3 in a 5 p.m. kick off.
Scoring Summary: BYU-Kelly Hunsberger, 34:29, (J. Christianson/A. Cramer, assist)
BYU-Aurelin Weidner, 45:40, (Sarah Higham Yee, assist)
BYU-Kim Devine, 58:05, (Jeni W. Viernes, assist)
BYU-Aleisha Cramer, 66:35, (penalty kick, unassisted)
BYU-Jeni W. Viernes, 75:28, (unassisted)
BYU-Annie Hoecherl, 81:32, (Kimmie Davis, assist)
Shots: BYU-39, WYO-3
Keeper Saves: BYU-Jennifer Waldron (0)/Amanda Gott (0)
WYO-Lori Scheider (10)