Freshman Jones-Oglesby Lifts Nevada to a 1-0 MW Tournament Win
Oct. 31, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -
The University of Nevada soccer team defeated Boise State 1-0 in the 2012 Mountain West tournament quarterfinal match Wednesday afternoon at the SDSU Sports Deck in San Diego, Calif.
Nevada looked sharp in the opening minutes of the match, as the team held majority of the possession to start the first half. The Wolf Pack had an early attempt on goal with a corner kick by sophomore Madison Lorenzen that hit the post. Nevada freshman Alyissa deRonde had a shot just outside of the penalty box at the 5:25 mark sail over the crossbar. Wolf Pack senior goalkeeper Dana Moreno came up with a huge save with four minutes left before halftime, as Broncos forward Tylyn Hughes had a shot on a breakaway. The match remained tied 0-0 at the midway point.
The Wolf Pack nearly missed a goal from a put back on a corner kick opportunity in the 28th minute of the second half. Moreno had another big save at the 63:27 minute mark, as Broncos midfielder Lauren Hickok got a head on a cross that almost found the back of the net. Nevada freshman Daisha Jones-Oglesby gave Nevada a 1-0 lead late in the match, scoring her first career goal with five minutes left to go. Boise State had a final chance to pull even with a corner kick with a minute left, but the Wolf Pack defense held firm to preserve the 1-0 win.