Tatiana Littlefield | Posted: 11 Sep 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU faces Marquette and Long Beach State

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PROVO, Utah – The BYU women's soccer team travels to Marquette on Friday, Sept. 14 before hosting Long Beach State on Monday, Sept. 17.

BYU vs. Marquette and Long Beach State Game Notes

DESERET FIRST DUEL. The Cougars are coming off a thrilling 3-2 win over Utah in the annual Deseret First Duel, claiming the first win of the competition in the 2018-19 season. After a scoreless first half, BYU answered with goals by Elise Flake and Mikayla Colohan before the Utes found the back of the net twice to even the score at 2-all. Madie Siddoway Gates scored in the 85th minute to give the Cougars the win.

GAME-WINNING GOALS. Gates has scored the game-winning goal in all three games the Cougars have won. Her penalty kick in overtime against Cal State Fullerton was her first goal and was followed by the first goal against Idaho State and the final goal of the game against Utah. She has recorded seven points after scoring three goals and adding one assist.

BYU (3-2-1) @ Marquette (1-5-1)

  • Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. CDT, at Valley Fields
  • Video Stream: GoMarquette.com/watch
  • Radio: BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play) and Elena Medeiros (analyst)

MARQUETTE. The Golden Bears are coming off of a 2-1 win over Drake for their first win of the season. Prior to the win, Marquette had recorded a 0-0 tie to Cal Poly before losing five straight, including losses against Duke and North Carolina. The offense has only scored five goals, while the defense has allowed 14. Carrie Madden leads the way with two goals.

SERIES INFORMATION. Marquette leads the series 2-1-1, with the tie coming in 2012 after both teams went scoreless at South Field.

BYU (3-2-1) vs. Long Beach State (4-3-0)

  • Monday, Sept. 17, at 5:30 p.m. MDT, at South Field
  • Video Stream: BYUtv.org and the BYUtv App
  • Radio: BYU Radio (Sirius XM 143) and ESPN 960 AM
  • Radio Talent: Greg Wrubell (play-by-play) and Paige Barker (analyst)

LONG BEACH STATE. The 49ers beat St. John's 6-0 last weekend after dropping two in a row to Texas and Auburn. Long Beach State travels to No. 3 USC before coming to Provo. Eight different players have scored for LBSU, leading the way is Dana Fujikuni with three goals and one assist. Ashley Gonzalez has added two goals and two assists. 

SERIES INFORMATION. BYU leads the series 7-2. In 2016, the Cougars claimed a 1-0 win at South Field after an Ashley Hatch goal.

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