The No. 7 BYU women’s soccer team rallied in the second half to take a 2-0 victory over No. 14 Kansas on Thursday night at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kansas.
“This was a fantastic women’s college soccer game and we were really challenged,” BYU coach Jennifer Rockwood said. “I am impressed with our team and how we started off and how we had to fight through at the end to hold off a surge that Kansas had. It was a great game tonight.”
Statistically, the Cougars (7-0) outplayed the Jayhawks (7-2) in the first half, with BYU getting nine shots off compared to three for Kansas.
The Cougars responded strong in the second half as Cameron Tucker set up Elise Flake for a goal in the 46th minute to give BYU a 1-0 advantage.
Mikayla Colohan followed with a goal in the 48th minute as she found the back of the net from outside the 18-yard box, extending the Cougars lead to 2-0.
In the final minutes of the game, the BYU defense held off the Kansas pressure to extend its shutout streak to five games.
Sabrina Davis finished with five saves for BYU.