Sauerwein is Mizzou’s ‘rock’ in goal
November 1, 2011
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With a number of big saves against some tough opponents, redshirt freshman McKenzie Sauerwein the Missouri soccer team’s anchor in the goal. Sauerwein won the starting position early in the season and show no signs of letting go of the spot. She had five saves in the 1-0 loss to Iowa State in the season finale. The Tigers finished the regular season with a 3-5 conference record and starts in the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday. (Length: 2:00)
Through 17 games this season, Missouri goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein has put together one of the best statistical seasons by a Missouri goalkeeper. Sauerwein has the highest save percentage ever from a Missouri starting goalkeeper (the percentage of shots on goal that the goalkeeper saves), the second lowest goals-against average (the number of goals allowed per 90 minutes,) and the second most shutouts in a season. Sauerwein also has the seventh best record in a season among Missouri starting goalkeepers and the sixth most saves.