Women's Soccer

Heidemann's Heroics Lift Broncos

LARAMIE, Wyo. - When it looked like the Boise State soccer team would have to settle for a draw on the road at Wyoming, freshman Brooke Heidemann changed the Broncos' fate with a goal in the final minute of double overtime to give her team a 1-0 win, Sunday.

Heidemann finished a cross by junior Katy Oehring with 50 seconds left on the clock. Oehring possessed the ball on the wing before sending it to the middle of the field where it went over the reach of the goalkeeper and to the back post where Heidemann was able to knock in the first goal of her career.

Maddy McDevitt earned her second-straight shutout and fifth of the season by making four saves. She has allowed only two goals in the last five matches.

Boise State (7-8-1, 2-2-0 MW) had a commanding shots advantage in the first half, 7-2 but conceded nine in the second half while only attempting three. In overtime, the Broncos took seven shots and kept the Cowgirls from taking any.

"It was a great win and puts us right back in to the conference battle," said head coach Steve Lucas. "Wyoming is a tough team to play against so to get out of here with a win is big. We just need to take these wins this weekend and get back to work for next weekend."

 The Broncos will return home for the remainder of the regular season. They will face Fresno State, Friday and UNLV, Sunday next week for homecoming.

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