'Dogs Fall in Mountain West Quarterfinals
Sophomore Katie DeVault had two saves on the night moving her season total to 122.
Sophomore Katie DeVault had two saves on the night moving her season total to 122.

Oct. 31, 2012

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By Stephanie Juncker

SAN DIEGO, Calif. ---The Fresno State soccer team fell 3-0 to the UNLV Rebels Wednesday evening in the 'Dogs first appearance in the Mountain West tournament.

"It's disappointing to have such an early departure from the tournament," said head coach Brian Zwaschka. "Give credit to UNLV for playing a really good match against us. I want to thank the players for putting in the work that they did this year, and a special thanks to Callie (Hancock) and Vanessa (Gonzalez) as the only seniors. I was really proud of both of them this season."

In the first half, sophomore goalkeeper Katie DeVault made two big saves within the first five minutes. However, she was unable to save a shot by UNLV's Jenn Wolfe right in front of the goal in the 25th minute.

The 'Dogs picked up offensively towards the end of the half with several crosses from the right side, but they were unable to connect for a score.

After halftime, UNLV scored their second goal off a corner. The ball was played to the back post where Denali Muran punched the ball into the back of the net.

The Rebels added their final goal with 5 seconds remaining as the Fresno State defense was playing high and Susie Bernal played the ball over their heads.

The 'Dogs finished the match with four shots, but were unable to notch a goal. DeVault finished the night with two saves.

Fresno State finishes the year with a record of 4-11-5.

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