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Tatiana Littlefield | Posted: 4 Sep 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Tatiana Littlefield

Cougars downed by No. 21 Colorado


BOULDER, Colo. — The BYU women’s soccer team fell 3-0, to No. 21 Colorado at Prentup Field Monday afternoon.

“Today we got off to a good start," BYU head coach Jennifer Rockwood said. "It's humbling and a learning experience. We've got to score goals, it's as simple as that. But we have a great group of girls who are anxious and wanting to fight."

BYU vs. Colorado Box Score

Going up against a defense that is yet to concede a goal this season, the Cougars (0-3-2) came out hard, creating multiple opportunities at goal, including a great chance by senior forward Nadia Gomes in the 18th minute that was knocked out by the Buffs’ goalkeeper.

Colorado (4-0-2) found the back of the net in the 23rd minute when the ball was crossed into the 18-yard box and headed to the top of the box where Taylor Kornieck was open and took a hard shot to the left side of the goal past Hannah Clark to give the Buffs a 1-0 lead.

After the first half, BYU led with eight shots, including three on goal, compared to Colorado’s six and one. Sophomore midfielder Lizzy Braby led all shooters at the half with three.

In the 56th minute, the Buffs added another goal when Kornieck crossed the ball to Tatum Barton who managed to one-touch it into the goal.

Barton scored her second goal of the game in the 83rd minute when she out ran the BYU defense and placed the ball in the top right corner.

At the end of 90 minutes, the Cougars and Buffs each recorded 10 shots. The Buffs’ finished all three of their shots on goal in the game.

BYU returns home as they host the University of Utah on Friday, September 8 at 7 p.m. MDT at South field. The first game of the 2017-18 Deseret First Duel will be broadcast live on BYUtv and can be streamed on Radio broadcasts can be heard on BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM.


Tatiana Littlefield | Posted: 2 Sep 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020
Tatiana Littlefield

BYU travels to No. 21 Colorado on Labor Day


PROVO, Utah — The BYU women's soccer team takes on another ranked opponent Monday, playing No. 21 Colorado at 1 p.m. MDT at Prentup Field.

BYU at Colorado Game Notes

BYU Storylines

The Cougars are coming off a 1-0 loss to the No. 1 UCLA Bruins. Senior goalkeeper Hannah Clark recorded four saves, holding the Bruins to only one goal. BYU was outshot 17-9, but created great opportunities to finish, including a dangerous shot from Nadia Gomes late in the game.

BYU seeks its first win of the season at Colorado.

Colorado Storylines

The No. 21 Buffs are 3-0-1 on the season. Colorado beat UC Riverside 6-0 last weekend and will have a quick turnaround, as they are playing CSUN today at Prentup Field.

Four different Buffs have found the back of the net this season and leading the way is freshman forward Marty Puketapu, who scored a hat trick against UC Riverside.

Game Information

  • Monday, September 4 at 1:00 p.m. MDT, at Prentup Field
  • TV: Pac-12 Network
  • TV Talent: Christian Miles and Krista Blunk
  • Radio: BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play) and Paige Barker (analyst)

Series Information

The Cougars lead the series 4-2-1. In 2015, BYU beat Colorado 2-0 at South Field.