Author: Ryan Willie

Women’s soccer: UVU defeated by No. 1 Stanford, eliminated from NCAA tournament

Photo by Mykah Heaton The Stanford Cardinal scored six first-half goals and defeated UVU by the score of 9-1. The loss means UVU is knocked out of the NCAA tournament and its season comes to an end. Madison Haley led the Cardinal with two goals. Libby Weber scored the only goal for the Wolverines. UVU finishes the season with a 10-12-1 record. Stanford improves its record to 19-1 and will face Auburn in the second round. The Cardinal got on the score sheet early in the sixth minute after UVU gave away the ball just outside its own box....

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UVU defeats Seattle U in penalty shootout, wins second WAC title in school history

Photo by Mykah Heaton PHOENIX — Siri Dahl equalized in the final minutes of the second half and Brooklyn Nielsen made a save in the penalty shootout to help lift the UVU women’s soccer team to victory and its second WAC title in school history. Breanna Dewaal, Libby Weber and Tori Smith all converted their penalties for UVU. The Wolverines won 3-1 in the penalty shootout. Nielsen made one save in the shootout. One Seattle U attempt went wide, while the final shot went off the right post. In the dying minutes of the second half, Breanna McCarter delivered...

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Women’s soccer: UVU advances to WAC championship behind McCarter goal

Photo by Cody Glassett Breanna McCarter scored the game-winning goal in the 74th minute and the UVU women’s soccer team defeated the Grand Canyon ‘Lopes 1-0 in the WAC semifinals Friday night. The Wolverines advance to the championship match Sunday against Seattle. It is the second time in school history that UVU advances to the WAC final. Sydney Fitzpatrick received the ball at midfield on the right sideline and found nothing but space in front of her. After beating a defender, Fitzpatrick played a pass into the penalty area and McCarter placed a one-time shot with her right foot...

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Women’s soccer: UVU enters WAC tournament as No. 2 seed

Photo by Cody Glassett Preseason predictions had the UVU women’s soccer team finishing fourth in the WAC behind Seattle, Missouri-Kansas City and Grand Canyon. Fast forward almost three months and eight conference games later, and the final season standings tell a different story. UVU finishes as the No. 2 seed with a 5-2 conference record, which earns the Wolverines a first-round bye in the conference tournament. UVU finished behind UMKC, while SU and GCU struggled to make the WAC tournament. At the beginning of the season, UVU head coach Chris Lemay said he wanted to play against the best...

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Women’s soccer: Dewaal scores game-winning goal as UVU tops GCU 1-0

Photo by Devan Bennett OREM — In the final home match of the year, the UVU women’s soccer team defeated the Grand Canyon Antelopes by the score of 1-0 at Clyde Field Friday night. Breanna Dewaal scored the game-winning goal for the Wolverines in the 74 minute. The Wolverines have now won four matches in a row. The win improves UVU’s record to 8-10- 0, and 4-1- 0 in WAC play. The loss drops the Antelopes’ record to 4-12- 1, and 1-4- 0 in WAC play. The win puts the Wolverines alone in second place in the WAC standings....

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