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EUGENE, Ore. – Boise State women’s soccer picked up its first road win of the season in 3-1 fashion Sunday afternoon, taking down Pac-12 Oregon in Eugene.
  
The Broncos (2-2-1) did the majority of their work early, scoring two goals in the first half of play. Freshman Hayden Wilsey got off to a hot start, opening the scoring in the second minute on a goal that was assisted by Abby Bivens and Ashly Berge. A little over 15 minutes passed before Morgan Stone doubled the Bronco lead, scoring in the 18th minute to claim her third goal of the season.
 
Oregon (1-1-3) responded in the second half as Jordan Snyder scored to halve the Boise State advantage in the 63rd minute. Kenzie MacMillan chipped in with her first goal of the season on assists from Dorian Goodwin and Carly Cross to give the Broncos some insurance in the late stages of the match.
 
Quotable
  • “What a wonderful response,” said head coach Jim Thomas. “I’m so impressed with the group’s ability to face adversity head on and compete for themselves, this team and this university. It matters and you saw that today in what was a rollercoaster game. Excellent application of what we wanted to achieve on the day and amazing resiliency to see it through for a victory.”

Top Broncos

  • Hayden Wilsey – a freshman from Boise – scored Boise State’s quickest goal so far this season with her strike in the second minute (1:53).
  • Morgan Stone scored her third goal of the season while playing a full 90 minutes.
  • Kenzie MacMillan scored her first goal of the season in the 78th minute.

Notables

  • Wilsey and Stone have each scored three goals this season, leading the team in that category. The pair have combined to score 66.7-percent of Boise State’s goals.
  • Boise State scored on its first two shots of the match.
  • Oregon outshot Boise State 19-9. The Broncos held the advantage in shots on frame, squaring six to the Ducks’ five.
  • For Boise State, this marks the first victory over Oregon in six meetings all-time.

Up Next
Boise State continues its four-match road trip with visits to UC Davis (Sept. 8) and CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 11).

 



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