Oct. 25, 2012
RENO, Nev. -
Nevada Soccer Week Eleven Notes
The University of Nevada soccer team (6-8-3, 2-2-2 MW) will close out the 2012 regular season on the road with a match at Boise State (8-8-2, 3-2-1 MW) Saturday afternoon at the Boas Soccer Complex. The Broncos lead the overall series 10-1-1, defeating the Pack 2-1 in overtime during the 2010 season in Reno. Boise State is led by sophomore Shannon Schueren with six goals.
The Wolf Pack qualified for the 2012 Mountain West Women’s Soccer Tournament, with a 0-0 tie against Fresno State last Sunday afternoon. The match at Boise State will help decide seeding heading into next week's Mountain West Tournament in San Diego, Calif.
“The team fought hard to secure our spot in the Mountain West tournament,” head coach Dr. Melissa Price said. “Our next goal is to play for the highest seed that we can. In our final regular season match we will look to build upon the ideas and concepts we have been layering in at practice. Execution and playing with confidence will be key.”
Friday, Oct. 19- Nevada 0, UNLV 0 2OT
The University of Nevada soccer team ended an overtime “Governor’s Series, presented by NV Energy” match against UNLV tied 0-0 Friday evening. Nevada looked aggressive in the opening minutes on the pitch, as the team controlled the majority of the field possession. Wolf Pack sophomore Megan Khademi struck a blast at Rebels goalkeeper Kylie Wassell in the 19th minute that was saved for the team’s first shot on goal. Each team recorded a shot on goal in the final overtime period. Moreno and Wassell had saves in front of the net on both ends, as the match ended tied 0-0.
Sunday, Oct. 21- Nevada 0, Fresno St. 0 2OT
Nevada qualified for the 2012 Mountain West Women’s Soccer Tournament, with a 0-0 tie against Fresno State. Nevada and Fresno State had a tightly contested opening period, as each team recorded a total of five shots. The Bulldogs held a three to one shot on goal advantage over the Wolf Pack in the first period. Fresno State tallied a total of six corner kicks to one for Nevada in overtime. Neither team was able to pull ahead in both extra periods, as the match ended 0-0.