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Women's Soccer 10/30/2023 10:08:00 PM Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information
Justin Prax
Women's Soccer 10/30/2023 10:08:00 PM Ryan Cheney, ISU Sports Information

Bengals Ready For Rematch with Vikings in First Post-Season Match Since 2014

POCATELLO, Idaho – Idaho State soccer will be participating in the Big Sky Conference Tournament for the first time since 2014. The Bengals are the 6 seed and will draw the 3 seed Portland State Vikings in the opening round. The tournament will be in Flagstaff, Arizona this year, hosted by last year's champs Northern Arizona. Idaho State's first-round match vs PSU will be available to stream on ESPN+ or you can follow along with LiveStats.

How to Follow

ISU vs Portland State | Wednesday, Nov. 1 | 3:00 PM MT

Live Stats

Quick Scout – Portland State

  • The Vikings are 7-7-2 this season and 4-2-2 in Big Sky play with wins against CSUN, Sac State, and Idaho
  • Portland State have been outscored by their opponents this season, 23-25 averaging 1.44 goals per game, taking on average 13.7 shots per game
  • 53.9 percent of those shots have been on goal for PSU
  • The Vikings' top goal scorers this season are #2 Sienna Higinbotham and #29 Abi Hoffman. Higinbotham leads with 6 and Hoffman is right behind with 5
  • #0 Natalie Cunningham has played in goal 10 of Portland State's 16 games this season, recording 45 saves, a .763 save percentage, 2 shutouts, and a 5-4-1 record

Bengal Bites

  • The Bengals are 4th in the Big Sky in Assists (21), 4th in Assists Per Game (1.17), 4th in Total Points (69), and 3rd in Saves Per Game (5.94) (35th nationally)
  • #13 Kaylyn Buchanan is T2nd in the Big Sky in Goals (6) and T3rd in Goals per Game (.353)
  • #21 Rachel Fullmer is T3rd in the Big Sky in Assists (5) and 5th in Assists per Game (.278)
  • #0 Kelsey Jargstorf is 3rd in the Big Sky in Saves (70) and 2nd in Saves Per Game (5.38) (36th nationally)
  • #30 Marta Nieto was selected to the Big Sky All-Conference 2nd team asa defender

Looking Ahead

The winner of the Idaho State vs Portland State matchup will advance to the second-round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament where the 2 seed Idaho Vandals will be waiting.

Follow the Bengals

Follow along at to keep up to date with the team. Fans can also follow the Bengals on social media (Twitter: @IdahoStateSoccr | Instagram:@BengalSoccer | Facebook:@BengalSoccer)