Cowgirls Lose First MWC Game Of Season To BYU 5-1

Oct. 23, 2003

Laramie, Wyo. -- The University ofWyoming Cowgirl soccer team lost its first conference gameof the season to BYU 5-1, Friday night in Provo, Utah. Withthe loss the Cowgirls MWC record falls to 4-1 and theiroverall record to 9-7.

BYU jumped on the Cowgirls early as they scored three firsthalf goals. The first came off the foot of Aleisha Rose atthe 6:27 mark, the second from Jennifer Fielding at 8:02 andthe third from Terra Bigelow at the 35:32 mark.

The Cowgirls scored their lone goal of the match at the39:18 mark when Kristen Stangl scored on an assist fromAngela O'Dell. The goal is Stangl's second of theseason.

The Cougars added two second half goals at the 56:29 and76:23 marks. Jamie Rendich and Lydia Ojuka each notched onegoal apiece.

The Cougars outshot the Cowgirls 28-3 in the match whileCowgirl goalkeeper Lori Scheider made fives saves. BYUgoalkeeper Ashley Smith earned the win recording two saves.

The Cowgirls will be able to rebound in a big way as theywill take on the MWC leading Utah Utes Saturday afternoon at1 pm. The 20th ranked Utes enter Saturday's match with aperfect 4-0 MWC record and an overall record of 13-2.