Boise State soccer falls 5-2 at Idaho State...

POCATELLO, Idaho - (9/7/07) - Idaho State defeated Boise State 5-2 this afternoon on the first day of the Governor’s Cup competition in Pocatello. The Broncos rallied from two goals down to tie the match at 2-2 by the 58th minute. Unfortunately, Boise State then let the match get away from them as they surrendered three unanswered goals to Idaho State in the final 15 minutes of the contest. The loss drops Boise State to 1-2-0 overall while Idaho State claimed their first victory of the season to improve to 1-1-1.

Idaho State scored early to gain the momentum when Jana Boehler netted a goal in the 5th minute. The Bengals then extended their lead to two on a Chelsea Cox goal six minutes later at the 10:46 mark. The two teams then battled defensively for the next 30minutes denying any further goals.

Down two, the Broncos began their rally recording the first of two goals just before the half. Danille Schwalbe, a Borah High (Boise) product, scored her first goal of the season off of a double-assist from Cheyenne Jones and Randi Baker at the 43:59 mark to make the score 2-1 at the intermission.

The rally was complete early in the second half when senior Erin Wofford scored in the 58th minute, assisted by Shannon Saxton, to knot the score at 2-2 all with 32 minutes to go.

The Broncos then let the game slip away in the final 15 minutes as the Bengals responded with three unanswered scores in a four minute time span to claim the victory. The first strike came in the 77th minute (76:05) on a Michelle Okumura goal. Jenny Ford extended the ISU lead back to goals less than two minutes later on a scoring strike at the 77:31 mark, followed by an insurance goal in the 80th (79:33) minute by Lauren Hough.

On the day Idaho State had the advantage in shots on goal eight-to-four, while they were even with three corner kicks apiece. Boise State’s Michaela Morrison recorded three saves in 90 minutes of action compared to two for ISU’s Maren Eves.

Boise State will now face Southern Utah at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday in Pocatello to wrap up this weekend’s action. Idaho State will host Idaho following the BSU match.


Soccer Game Summary (Final)
Boise State vs Idaho State (Sep 07, 2007 at Pocatello, ID)

 Boise State (1-1-0) vs. Idaho State (0-1-1)
 Date: Sep 07, 2007  Attendance:
 Weather: Sunny and Clear

 Goals by period       1  2  Tot
 Boise State.........  1  1 -  2
 Idaho State.........  2  3 -  5
  1.   4:29 ISU Jana Boehler (1) (Annamarie Hofstetter)
  2.  10:46 ISU Chelsea Cox (1) (Michelle Okumura;Annamarie Hofstetter)
  3.  43:59 BSU Schwalbe, Danielle (1) (Jones, Cheyenne;Baker, Randi)
  4.  57:50 BSU Wofford, Erin (1) (Saxton, Shannon)
  5.  76:05 ISU Michelle Okumura (1) (Natalie Graham;Kilee Quigley)
  6.  77:31 ISU Jenny Ford (1) (Lauren Hough)
  7.  79:33 ISU Lauren Hough (1) (Jill Christofferson)

 Shots on goal: Boise State 4, Idaho State 8
 Saves: Boise State 3 (Morrison, Michaela 3), Idaho State 2 (Maren Eves



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