Sept. 16, 2015
Friday, Sept. 18 at Saint Mary's 1 p.m. PT
UP NEXT: Boise State women's soccer closes its nonconference season with a trip to the Bay Area. The Broncos (1-4-2) will take on Saint Mary's (5-1-2) Friday, before a Sunday match at San Francisco (6-1-2).
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LAST TIME OUT:
Boise State added a draw and a loss to the ledger last weekend in a pair of home matches. The Broncos tied Utah 1-1 Friday, on the strength of a Hailey DeVries
penalty kick in the 90th minute. Boise State went to double overtime for the third-straight outing Sunday in a 3-2 loss against Weber State. The Wildcats scored in the 45th, 90th and 103rd.
ABOUT SAINT MARY'S: The Gaels are 5-1-2 and recently held opponents without a goal for more than 500 consecutive minutes. Saint Mary's is 0-1-1 in its last two outings, with a draw against San José State and a loss to California.
All-Time Series: Saint Mary's leads 1-0. The only previous meeting came in 2008, also in Moraga.
ABOUT SAN FRANCISCO: The Dons have run their record to 6-1-2 and have allowed just four goals on the year. Senior goalkeeper Madalyn Schiffel owns a 0.43 goals-against average with five shutouts and another partial clean sheet.
All-Time Series: USF leads 1-0. The teams have not met since 2003.
SHOTS FIRED: Boise State has outshot each of its last five opponents and has led in shots on goal in the last three matches. The Broncos have attempted at least 16 shots each of the last four matches, the first such streak since 2009.
Boise State has scored five goals this season, four coming from three different freshmen. Michelle Reed
has scored twice, while Eva Herrera
and Laura Buck
each notched their first tally against Weber State (Sept. 13). Senior Brooke Heidemann
has assisted on the first career goal for all three freshmen. Heidemann also assisted on Kayla Tucker's
first career goal in 2013.
MULTI-GOAL MAGIC: Boise State is 18-1-0 under Jim Thomas when scoring multiple goals. The lone blemish came Sept. 13, against Weber State in a 3-2 double-overtime loss. It snapped a 26-match winning streak when the Broncos scored multiple goals. The last time Boise State had scored multiple goals in a loss was a 4-3 double-overtime setback against Montana in the 2011 season opener (Aug. 19). The last time Boise State lost a game in regulation in which it scored multiple goals was Sept. 26, 2010, against Northern Colorado (3-2).
Senior Brooke Heidemann
assisted on both of Boise State's goals against Weber State (Sept. 13). It is the second multi-assist match of Heidemann's career. She also posted two assists Oct. 30, 2013, against Air Force. Heidemann is just the fourth Bronco in program history with multiple multi-assist games. Shannon Saxton owns the school record with five multi-asssist matches.
MOVING ON UP: Brooke Heidemann
has already matched her career high with three assists this season. Heidemann now has 43 career points, ranking No. 3 all-time at Boise State. She has 17 goals, tied for third on the career goals scored list with former teammate Shannon Schueren
. Heidemann's nine assists are tied for ninth in Boise State lore.