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Women’s soccer: Alysha Overland’s goal gives No. 18 Washington State win over Nebraska

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 8:46 p.m.

Alysha Overland scored in the 65th minute Friday to give the 18th-ranked Washington State women’s soccer team a 2-1 nonconference win over Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Brianna Alger, after a steal, assisted on Overland’s first goal of the season. Overland missed the 2017 season with an injury.

Savanah Uveges scored at 22 minutes for the Cornhuskers (3-1-1). Elyse Bennett’s second goal of the season, from 20 yards out in the 55th minute, gave WSU the tie.

WSU’s Ella Dederick made six saves.

Boise State 2, Eastern Washington 0: McKenna Kynett and Raimee Sherle scored their third goals of the season to lead the visiting Broncos (3-1-0) past the Eagles (2-2-1) in nonconference play.

EWU goalkeeper Kelsee Winston tied a career high with five saves. The Broncos outshot EWU 10-7, the first time the Eagles had been outshot this season.

North Dakota 1, Idaho 0: Katie Moller scored in the 55th minute and the Fighting Hawks (3-0-0) held off the Vandals (1-3-0) at the Montana Invitational in Missoula.

Moller got behind the defense and shot to the inside right post for her third goal of the season.

The Vandals outshot North Dakota 13-6.

The Vandals will remain in Missoula and play Vermont on Sunday.

Whitworth 2, Franklin & Marshall 1 (2OT): Rachel Wofford scored in the 110th minute, assisted by Lauren Hepler, and the Pirates defeated the Diplomats in a nonconference opener for both in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Kelly Wucherer gave Whitworth the lead with an unassisted goal in the ninth minute.


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