Rocky Mountain powers BYU and Colorado triumph

BYU star Katie Larkin converted a penalty kick in the 99th minute to give No. 19 Cougars a 1-0 win over Kansas, their second 1-0 overtime win in two games.

The Cougars pounded Kansas with 19 shots but couldn't score until Larkin's goal.

"We as a team could feel a goal was coming, but we were having a hard time knocking one in," Larkin said. "After 90 minutes, we were sure we would get one in overtime. Today was definitely a confidence booster, and I know our team will be looking to get the ball in the back of the net against a ranked Colorado team."

No. 20 Colorado, which hosts BYU on Saturday, showed why it is one of this year's darkhorses with a 4-2 win over Utah. All four goals came in the first 43 minutes.

Michaela DeJesus scored just 52 seconds into the match, going down as the quickest goal in the 11-year history of the Buffs' program

"Last Sunday we couldn't find the net," head coach Bill Hempen said. "Against Fairfield we took 15 shots and got one goal. Today we had seven shots [in the first half] and four goals, so that's kind of how it goes sometimes."

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