September 7, 2009 in Sports

Chiefs win first preseason game

 

Rookie Alex Wright stopped 16 shots as the Spokane Chiefs earned their first preseason victory with a 3-0 win Sunday over the Seattle Thunderbirds at the Everett Silvertips’ preseason tournament.

Brady Brassart opened the scoring, netting a power-play tally at 11:56 of the first period. Stefan Ulmer and Brenden Kichton assisted.

Kenton Miller scored his second goal in three games at 14:02 of the first with an assist from Mike Reddington.

Mitch Wahl closed the scoring at 17:09 of the second period with assists from Ulmer and Matt Marantz, who finished the weekend with two goals and an assist.

The Chiefs’ two remaining preseason games are at the Tri-City Americans’ preseason tournament later this week. Spokane faces Everett on Thursday and Tri-City on Saturday.

College women’s soccer

Idaho won the Governor’s Cup tournament for the first time since its inception in 1988, as the Vandals beat Montana 1-0 in Boise on freshman Jill Flockhart’s goal. Idaho (3-2) finished the tournament 2-0; the Vandals beat Idaho State 2-1 on Friday.

Idaho defenders Desirae Hall and Sari Morrison, forward Chelsea Small and midfielder Cassandra San were named to the all-tournament team, and Morrison was selected tournament MVP.

•Lori Conrad and Jessie Sorenson scored to give Gonzaga a 2-0 victory over Eastern at Cheney.

The Bulldogs (3-1-0) earned their seventh consecutive win over the Eagles (1-3-0), and had a season-high 30 shots. Eastern was held to just six shots.

•Jessica Price and Tiffany McCarty each scored twice as No. 5 Florida State beat Washington State 4-1 in Tallahassee, Fla.

Kiersten Dallstream scored her team-leading sixth goal of the season for the Cougars (3-2-0).

•Lindsey Oakes’ goal in the 74th minute gave Whitworth a 1-0 non-conference win over Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn.

The Pirates (2-0) outshot the Gusties 21-3, including a 14-2 edge in shots on goal. Gustavus Adolphus had outscored its first two opponents 16-0.

Krista Deitz made two saves for her first shutout of the season.

College men’s soccer

Penn State’s Corey Hertzog scored the only goal of the match as Gonzaga fell 1-0 to the Nittany Lions at the Bert & Iris Wolstein Classic hosted by Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio.

The Bulldogs (1-1-1) finished last in the four-team tournament. Ohio State won, with Fullerton State taking second place and Penn State third. Gonzaga tied the Buckeyes 1-1 in double overtime Friday.


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