OPENING KICK OFF: The Snow College women’s soccer team travels to Price to face Utah State University-Eastern on Saturday.
The No. 10 Badgers enter the game 6-1-1 overall and 3-1-1 in Scenic West Athletic Conference play. They are currently on a three-game winning streak in which they have scored 24 goals and allowed just one.
Snow College is coming off a 9-1 win over Colorado Northwestern Community College. The Badger’s meeting with USU-E will be their penultimate road game of the season as they play five of their final six games at home.
KNOW YOUR ENEMY: The Eagles come into Saturday’s game 5-3 overall and 4-1 in SWAC play. USU-E beat Truckee Meadows Community College (2-0), CNCC (4-1), Community Christian College (8-0), and College of Southern Nevada (5-0). The Eagles’ only conference loss came to No. 4 Salt Lake Community College on Sept. 8, with the final score 1-0.
The Badgers are 14-1-3 overall against the Eagles since 2016. The Badger’s only loss came on the road in a 1-0 loss on April 24, 2021. Snow College has won eight straight games against USU-E between September 2017 and October 2018. The Badgers are currently on a four-game winning streak against the Eagles and have allowed just eight goals since 2016.
LAST DEATH: The Snow College Badgers improved to 6-1-1 overall and 3-1-1 in the Scenic West Athletic Conference game with a 9-1 victory over Colorado Northwestern Community College on Thursday.
Snow College started the score in the 12e minute with a goal from Kennley Bradley. Candela Gonzalez returned the ball to Bradley who shot from nearly 40 yards and found the back net to give the Badgers a 1-0 lead.
Madelyn McQueen would extend the Badgers lead on a header served by Mayu Yamamoto. Yamamoto would be on the receiving end of Snow College’s next goal as they took a pass from Skye Kennedy and beat the keeper, extending the 3-0 lead.
Snow College would add two more goals before half-time on goals from Belle Meadows and Emma Thomson. Miku Kayama and Breanna Wayman provided the assists to give the Badgers a 5-0 halftime lead.
Fiona Jensen would be the Badgers’ sixth goal scorer as she found the net on a pass from Yamamoto.
The Spartans would not go without a goal as they would score in the 47e minute on a centered and marked shot from six meters.
The Badgers recovered the count seven minutes later as Kennedy edged past his defender and slid one past the keeper just inside the penalty area. Emma Young put Snow College ahead 8-1 in the 70e minute on a Jensen corner.
Snow College capped the score in the 78e minute as Laila Spring found the back of the net on a pass from Thomson. The Badgers salted the rest of the period and took a 9-1 victory.
In total, Snow College had nine scorers throughout the game. The Badgers took 39 shots in total -15 on goal – compared to just four for the Spartans.
NEXT: Snow College will play five away games in its final six home games beginning with matchups against the CSN on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. and the TMCC on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 11 a.m.
CSN currently holds an overall record of 1-9-1 and a 1-3-1 record within the SWAC. Snow College defeated the Coyotes 7-0 on Sept. 8 in Las Vegas. TMCC is currently 5-1-1 overall and 3-1-1 in SWAC. The match between the Badgers and the Lizards on September 3 ended in a 2-2 draw. For video streaming information and live stats, visit snowbadgers.com.