Annamarie Hofstetter and Kilee Quigley improve on their standing in the ISU record book.
Sept. 8, 2008
Idaho State lost the Governor's Cup title that they have held the last two years with the 2-1 loss to Boise State and 2-0 loss to Idaho. Sophomore Taylor Powell recorded the only goal of the tournament against Boise State which was assisted by junior Annamarie Hofstetter. Powell's goal is the second of her career. Idaho State unleashed 16 shots, five on goal over the weekend.
About Idaho State
The Bengals lead the Big Sky Conference with a 2-3 overall record. The Bengals have scored five goals over the season, one in double overtime. ISU has only played one overtime game which was its season opener against Utah State. The Bengals have yet to post a tie this season as they recorded the most ties in a season in ISU history in 2007. ISU has recorded a 1-3 away record and an 1-0 home record. The Bengals tend to come out strong in the second period as they have increased their shots by seven with 24 in the second and only 17 in the first. The keepers have been kept busy recording 30 saves and are tied for first in the Big Sky Conference for shut-outs with one between five teams. ISU continues to play aggressively as leads the Big Sky Conference with 69 fouls.
About Utah Valley
Utah Valley holds an overall record of 3-0 for the season and have played all their games at home. This last weekend Utah Valley defeated Northern Colorado 3-2 and Texas State 2-1 at Clyde Field. The wolverines start off slow recording two goals in the first period for the season while recording six in the second and two in overtime. Utah Valley has a strong defense as the keepers have only had to make 12 saves for the season as opposed to 26 their opponents' keepers have been forced to save. The Wolverines also play an aggressive game as they have recorded 39 fouls. Keeper Mallory Schoot has led the Wolverines with 249:02 of play and had been allowed just three goals.
Utah Valley Series Info
Idaho State leads the series 3-0-1 with the last meeting being a victory for the Bengals in 2006. ISU defeated Utah Valley 2-1 on September 30 at Clyde Field. Two players from the 2008 squad were present during the 2006 victory, Hofstetter and Quigley. Both players had assists in the game with Hofstetter setting up Michelle Okumura with a header and Quigley making a cross to Natalie Graham. The Bengals unleashed 10 shots, six of which were on goal compared to eight shots and four on goal for the Wolverines.
About Brigham Young
Brigham Young posts a 2-3 overall record for the season and collected two losses over the last week. The Cougars fell 4-2 to Willam and Mary and 1-0 in overtime to Marquette. Brigham Young has posted eight goals for the season with Katie Larkin leading the Cougars with three. The keeper position is being split between Aleena Shelton who has played 180 minutes, made three saves and has a two goals against, and McKinzie Olson who has played 90 minutes, made six saves and four goals against.
Brigham Young Series Info
The Cougars lead 4-2-0 in the series and was victorious in the last meeting with a 2-1 overtime win at Brigham Young's South Stadium on August 29, 2006 to a 1,024 person attendance. The Bengals had a difficult time on the offense as they were outshot 20 to five with only two on goal attempts from the Bengals. Quigley recorded one shot attempt in the game. ISU's goal came from Jennifer Loo and was unassisted.
Check the Record Books: Hoff and Quig
Junior Annamarie Hofstetter recorded an assist in the game against Boise state giving her 17 total assists in her career. Midfielder Hofstetter is now tied for the second most career assists in ISU history and the third most in Big Sky Conference history.
Hofstetter needs one more assist to tie for first place with Heather Hunt-Jones at 18 and two more to hold the school record and tie for second in the Big Sky Conference. To hold the Big Sky Conference career assists record Hofstetter would need six more assists, in which she will have the rest of this season and her senior year to achieve.
Senior Kilee Quigley climbs the Idaho State record book as she holds the sixth best career shots record at ISU with 86. She needs 60 more shots to own the school record. Quigley is also tied for fifth in total career assists with 11, as she recorded an assist from Crosby Joyner's goal at Colorado College.
Governor's Cup All-Tournament Team
Idaho State had two players selected to the Governor's Cup All-Tournament team because of their excellent performance on the field. Junior Annamarie Hofstetter and Senior Katie Miller were selected to their respective positions; midfielder and defender.
Hofstetter dominated the midfield and recorded one assist against Boise State marking her 17th assist in her career. Hofstetter is now tied for the second most career assists recorded in Idaho State history as well as the third most in Big Sky Conference history. Hofstetter posted three shots against Idaho, one of which was on goal. Miller led the Bengal defense as she skillfully knocked away potential scoring opportunities for the opponent. She helped keep Boise State and Idaho to 13 shots each.
Player Status: Black and Blue and Stitches Too
Bailey Williams received four stitches above her left eye as she sustained a cleat to the face during the second period of the Boise State Governor's Cup game on Friday afternoon. Williams played with her black and blue eye on Sunday afternoon in the game against Idaho. Her stitches are expected to be removed within a week and a half.
Freshman keeper Williams has logged the most time at goal with 281:21 from four game appearances. Williams has had seven goals against with a 1.34 average and has recorded 12 saves for a .706 percentage. Williams posts a 1-3 record and was awarded the first shutout of her career against Air Force when she played the second period of the game. She leads the Big Sky Conference in shutouts per game with 0.33.
Brigham Young Media Coverage: Live Stats and TV
Live Stats will be free to all fans who wish to follow along with the Brigham Young and Idaho State match up. To access live stats, simply go to www.byucougars.com. Then link to live stats which I can be found at the BYU women's soccer schedule. Video at a fee is also provided with the live stats. TV coverage can be found on BYUTV and KBYU. BYU Television is available through direct satellite broadcast services such as Dish (Dish Network BYUTV can be found on channel 9403) and DirecTV, cable carriers, and internet streaming through http://www.byu.tv/
Schedule: September 8-14
9/8-Day Off 9/9-Training: 3-5 p.m. 9/10-Training: 3-5 p.m. 9/11-Game at Utah Valley, 4:00 p.m. 9/12-TBA 9/13-Game at BYU: 7:00 p.m. 9/14-Travel Day/Day Off