Broncos goalkeeper Janelle Flores faced 25 shots, making a career-high 11 saves to preserve a 0-0 tie against the Spartans on Friday at the Boas Soccer Complex. The 11 saves are the most in a shutout in Boise State history and the most in any match since 2010. It’s also Flores’ third clean sheet in five conference matches for BSU (4-8-2, 3-1-1 Mountain West). The draw leaves Boise State and San Jose State (6-6-4, 3-1-1 MW) tied for second in the Mountain West standings. Utah State picked up a 4-0 win against Fresno State to improve to 4-1 in conference play and take over first place.
BSU SWIMMING & DIVING: The Broncos won eight of 12 events on the first day at the Chick-fil-A Invitational in Fresno, Calif., and lead the team competition with 587 points — 109.5 ahead of San Diego State. Brittany Aoyama (50 free, 100 butterfly) and Emma Chard (500 and 200 free) each had two victories for BSU, which also swept the three relays, and Ally Keinsorgen won the 100 backstroke. The meet concludes Saturday.
BSU MEN’S TENNIS: Kyle Butters advanced to the round of 16 in singles and doubles with partner Ryland McDermott on the opening day of the Dar Walters Fall Classic at Boise State.
BSU CROSS COUNTRY: The women took third place at Utah State’s Steve T. Reeder Memorial Invitational in Logan, Utah. Sadi Henderson led the Broncos with a seventh-place finish on the 5.2k-course in 18 minutes, 53.59 seconds. The men did not score as a team.
COLLEGE OF IDAHO VOLLEYBALL: The Coyotes lost to No. 22 Corban 25-15, 33-31, 22-25, 25-17 in Salem, Ore. Brenna Meehan had 16 kills, Cheyan Coburn recorded 21 digs and Jaude Folsom put up 31 assists for the C of I (12-7, 7-4 Cascade).
C OF I MEN’S SOCCER: Corban shut out the Coyotes 2-0 in Caldwell. Grant Billings (Boise High) had six saves for the C of I (3-6, 2-4 Cascade).
C OF I WOMEN’S SOCCER: The Coyotes lost to Corban 2-1 in Caldwell. Katelyn Benavidez scored for the C of I (4-5, 0-4) on an assist from Reilly Coyle (Bishop Kelly High).
NORTHWEST NAZARENE VOLLEYBALL: The Crusaders lost to Simon Fraser 25-21, 25-18, 25-15 in Burnaby, British Columbia. Hailey Cook (Skyview High) had 23 assists for NNU (11-3, 4-3 GNAC).
NNU CROSS COUNTRY: The women placed fourth and the men fifth at the San Francisco State Invitational. Sierra Manzer (Melba High) led the women with a third-place showing in the 6k with a time of 22:11.0. Isaac Mitchell was the top man for NNU, placing sixth in 25:92.7 in the 8k.
NNU WOMEN’S GOLF: Samantha Miller shot a 7-over 80 at the season-opening Saint Martin’s Invitational, putting her in a tie for sixth place and just three strokes off the individual tournament lead. The Crusaders were 10th overall after a 71-over 363 over the opening 18 holes at the Olympia Country & Golf Club in Olympia, Wash. — 40 shots back of Simon Fraser and Concordia.
NNU MEN’S SOCCER: The Crusaders tied No. 2 Simon Fraser 2-2 on Thursday in Nampa. Logan Wood and Rene Duevel scored for NNU (4-3-3, 1-1-2 GNAC), Linus Mansson recorded both assists and Ryan Foo had seven saves.
NNU WOMEN’S SOCCER: Simon Fraser shut out the Crusaders 3-0 on Thursday in Burnaby, British Columbia. Daniele Ortiz had five saves for NNU (3-8-0, 1-5-0 GNAC).