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Nevada soccer falls short to Fresno State Bulldogs

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Nevada soccer falls short to Fresno State Bulldogs (Nevada athletics)

Defense was the theme of this matchup between the Fresno State Bulldogs and Nevada Wolf Pack, but the Bulldogs were able to get ahead with one goal and win the game 1-0 this Friday night.

The match didn’t see many shots taken by either team. No team was able to score in the first half of the contest. The Bulldogs led in shots in the half with four, while the Pack finished with only one. There were no saves by either of the goalies in this half. Five fouls were totaled in this half, with the Bulldogs committing three and the Pack committing two.

Defense would give in for the Pack, as the Bulldogs were finally able to get on the board. About 25 minutes into the second half, Bulldogs’ freshman Kaelyn Miller scored the go-ahead goal which would eventually earn them the win. Fellow freshman Jaylyn Wright assisted the goal. This would be Miller’s sixth goal of the season. The Bulldogs finished the half with seven shots, while the Pack were able to get three shots off.

In total, the Pack finished the match with four total shots. Junior Lizzy Hairston led the team with two. Senior Casey Crawford and freshman Trinity Sandridge had a shot each. Senior Kendal Stovall concluded the match with two saves and one goal allowed.

The Nevada soccer team will come back and take on the San Jose State Spartans on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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