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Missouri topples Cal State Northridge, 3-1

By Greg Dailey, KBIA Sports
CORRECTIONS: A Cal State Northridge player was misidentified in a photo. The correct player is Hayley Greep, not Kendall Moskal. Also, Missouri’s Savannah Trujillo was misidentified as Melanie Donaldson in a photo. KBIA regrets these errors. 

Missouri’s Kaysie Clark (9) gets a shot on goal as she avoids Cal State Northridge defender Kendall Moskal (12) on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Walton Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. Clark now has a team-high eighth assists on the year.

Missouri’s Kaysie Clark (9) gets a shot on goal as she avoids Cal State Northridge defender Hayley Greep (27) on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Walton Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. Clark now has a team-high eight assists on the year.

Missouri closed its non-conference schedule Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Cal State Northridge at Walton Stadium. The Tigers dug themselves Read more of this post

Mizzou get Blitz his 200th win in comeback fashion

By Greg Dailey, KBIA Sports


That was the key word from Missouri players and coaches. The Tigers roared to a 4-3 win double overtime win over Montana after trailing by two goals late in the second half Friday night.

“We were focused,” said junior defender Candace Johnson. “We’ve been working together. We knew that we could do Read more of this post

Russell, Mizzou Upend UT-Martin 1-0

Story by Greg Dailey
Photos by Greg Dailey and Tim Leible

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium behind a Reagan Russell goal in the 55th minute and McKenzie Sauerwein’s 18th career shutout. The Tigers eventually broke through after a scoreless first half, courtesy of a well-placed ball in the box from Kaysie Clark with Russell there to Read more of this post

SEC coaches pick Florida to win the conference this year

Mizzou picked to fall toward bottom of the pack

Birmingham, Alabama – Florida narrowly edged Texas A&M as the favorite to claim the 2014 Southeastern Conference women’s soccer title in voting by the league’s 14 head coaches. This marks the 16th time that Florida has been tabbed by the coaches to win the title. The results were announced in a media release today.

Missouri finished 8-9-3 overall in 2013, 4-4-3 in the SEC, and was picked to tie for ninth place with Ole Miss. Read more of this post

Missouri soccer team opens season with win over Pacific

Missouri's Reagan Russell (6) jumps over Pacific goalie Tashia Long as Long grabs the ball. Russell scored twice in the 5-1 win Friday night. Photo by Karen Mitchell.

Missouri’s Reagan Russell (6) jumps over Pacific goalie Tashia Long as Long grabs the ball. Russell scored twice in the 5-1 win Friday night. Photo by Karen Mitchell.

The Missouri Tigers soccer team easily defeated the Pacific Tigers 5-1 to open the season Friday night at Walton Stadium.

Missouri was lead by two goals each from junior Taylor Grant and sophomore Reagan Russell. Senior Danielle Nottingham scored the fifth goal and added two assists.

Goalie McKenzie Sauerwein played the full 90 minutes, allowing one goal and making two saves.

Missouri (1-0) is scheduled to play at Memphis on Sunday.


Missouri soccer wins exhibition game against SMU

Reagan Russell (6) jumps up to celebrate her goal with teammate Brittany Conley (5) as Lauren Flynn (11) watches. Photo by Karen Mitchell

Reagan Russell (6) jumps up to celebrate her goal with teammate Brittany Conley (5) as Lauren Flynn (11) watches. Photo by Karen Mitchell

It took some time for Missouri to get a score on the board in Saturday’s exhibition game against SMU. Though Missouri’s offensive dominated with several shots on goal, it wasn’t until 1:58 left in the half that the Tigers got on the board with a goal from Reagan Russell.

Goals were added in the second half from Kaysie Clark and the game-winning goal from Brooke Williams to give Missouri the 3-2 win over SMU.

Starting goalie McKenzie Sauerwein held SMU scoreless in the first half. No. 2 goalie Kristen Rivers started the second half. Both goalies had two saves in the game.

The season stars for the Tigers on Friday, Aug. 23 against Pacific at 6:30 p.m.

Last year the team finished 14-7-1 overall, and 8-5 in conference, finishing fifth in the Southeastern Conference. The Tigers have three returning starters and seven newcomers on the team.

New to the coaching staff this year are associated head coach Brian Dooley and assistant coach Katie Ely.

Missouri keeps rolling, shuts out Mississippi State

Story and photos by Kaysie Moore

The No. 16 Missouri soccer team shut out Mississippi State 2-0 Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium, improving their record to 12-2 overall and 7-1 in SEC play. The Bulldogs fell to 7-7-1 and 0-7-1 (SEC).

Sophomore Abi Raymer and senior Taiwo Adeshigbin scored goals in the game. Raymer put the Tigers up in the 33rd minute, with junior Dominique Richardson assisting, her first on the year.  Adeshigbin scored in the 65th minute to wrap up the game.

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“We thought Mississippi State really challenged us today from a physical standpoint,” Missouri Coach Bryan Blitz said. “We felt our group responded well and we are happy to earn a Sunday win.”

Missouri had a 36-11 overall shots advantage and a 13-6 advantage in shots on goal.

Mizzou goalie McKenzie Sauerwein earned her sixth shutout of the season.

The Tigers travel to Florida next weekend to face the No. 17 Gators on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. ET. The game will be televised live on Sun Sports. Missouri then plays at Alabama on Sunday, Oct. 14 at noon.

Missouri Soccer escapes Kentucky

Story by Kaysie Moore

Alyssa Diggs (14) celebrates one of her two goals in Missouri’s win over Memphis on Friday, Aug. 17. Diggs scored two more goals, including the game-winner in overtime in a 2-1 victory Kentucky on Friday, Oct. 5 in Columbia, Mo. Photo by Karen Mitchell.

No. 16 Missouri beat Kentucky 2-1 in overtime on Friday, Oct. 5 at Walton Stadium. Junior Alyssa Diggs scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 8th minute of overtime.

Diggs put Missouri on top in the first half with a goal in the 31st minute. Senior Haley Krentz, who made the original shot toward the Kentucky net, was credited with her seventh assist of the year after Kentucky’s goalie made the original save. Diggs slammed the ball into the net on the rebound opportunity to give the Tiger’s a 1-0 lead.

Missouri created many scoring opportunities throughout the game, but never seemed to turn those opportunities into goals.
The Tigers had a 19-15 shot advantage and a 7-5 lead in shots on goal.

Diggs had two close shots early in the second half. Freshman Candace Johnson made a 40-yard attempt that reflected off the goal. Junior Taylor Grant attempted a shot after a pass from Diggs, but it ricocheted off the crossbar.

Kentucky put up a good fight in the second half. The Wildcats tied the score in the 84th minute and threatened to score more before overtime.

Goalie McKenzie Sauerwein, however, made four saves for the Tigers.

The win improved the Tigers to 11-2 overall and 6-1 in the SEC. The Wildcats fell to 8-4-1 and 3-3-1.

Senior Taiwo Adeshigbin did not play due to illness, but coach Bryan Blitz expects her to be ready to play in the next game.

Mizzou remains at home to host Mississippi State on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.

Mizzou suffers first SEC loss in Tennessee

By Kaysie Moore

Missouri soccer team lost to Tennessee Sunday afternoon 1-0, falling to 10-2 overall and 5-1 in the Southeastern Conference. The Lady Vols improved to 8-3-2 and 3-2-1.

For most of the first half on Tennessee’s home field, both team’s offense played evenly. It wasn’t until the second half that Tennessee scored the first and only goal of the game.  Lady Vol Tori Bailey took the six-yard shot at the far post and out of reach of Missouri goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein in the 59th minute.

Sophomore Kaysie Clark appeared to even the score in the 86th minute, but she was ruled off sides. The Tigers had an 11-10 shots advantage and a 5-4 corner kicks edge in the contest.

Missouri hosts Kentucky on Friday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. The team then faces Mississippi State in another home game on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.

Missouri soccer keeps rolling in the SEC

The No. 9 Missouri Tigers soccer team won its fifth consecutive game in the SEC after a 2-1 victory Friday night against Georgia in Athens, Ga. The victory improved the Tigers to 10-1 overall and 5-0 in the SEC, while the Bulldogs fell to 5-6-1 and 1-3-1 in the SEC.

Sophomore Abi Raymer scored the first goal for Missouri in the 19th minute. Georgia tied it up in the 36th minute, but Missouri’s offense came back to score the winning goal less than five minutes into the second half. Junior Alyssa Diggs connected from 16 yards away, setting the final score at 2-1.

Missouri recorded 27 shots while Georgia had 16 and the Tigers held a 15-8 advantage in shots on goal.

Missouri’s goalie McKenzie Sauerwein made seven saves during the game, one of which helped guarantee a Tiger victory with eight minutes remaining.

The Tigers next stop is in Tennessee as they face the Volunteers on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.


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