Truman State Bulldogs – 0
Central Missouri Jennies – 2
The Jennies scored a 2-0 victory Saturday evening over MIAA front-runner Truman State at the UCM South Recreation Complex. Melanie Hall (pictured above) and Kelsie Hanson netted the goals for the Jennies, who improve to 9-3-1 in league action, while their overall mark climbs to 10-5-2. overall, after a 1-0 homefield win in double overtime Monday evening over
The Jennies will try for a third time to play a scheduled match at Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Mo., this Monday afternoon at 3 p.m.
Missouri Western Griffons – 1
Southwest Baptist Bearcats – 0
BOLIVAR, Mo. — It was a tale of two halves as the SBU soccer Bearcats took on the Missouri Western Griffons. SBU controlled the game for the first 45 minutes, but were unable to get a shot past the Western keeper. Missing those early chances came back to haunt the Bearcats, as Missouri Western was able to connect on a crossing pass in the 80th minute to steal the win 1-0.
SBU falls to 6-8-2 on the season, and 4-8-1 in the MIAA. Missouri Western is now 8-9-1 overall, and 6-7-1 in the conference. The Bearcats close out their season next week, with three home matches. The Central Missouri Jennies come to Bolivar on Monday, November 2, for a make-up game that has twice been postponed for weather; kickoff is set for 2 p.m. On Thursday, November 5, the ‘Cats will face the MIAA-leading Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks, at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 7 is the last home match for the senior Bearcats (Caitlin Tull, Rochelle Fowler, Heidi Lewis, Ashley Wilson, Emily Hamilton, and Shannon and Vanessa Roher), as they take on the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats, starting at noon.
Missouri Southern Lions – 0
Northwest Missouri State Bearcats – 1
Maryville, Mo. — For the second straight match, the Missouri Southern Lions suffered a tough 1-0 setback, this time at the hands of the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats Saturday afternoon (Oct. 31) in Maryville, Mo. The only goal of the match was scored by the Bearcats’ Andrea Tritz, who tallied an unassisted goal just two minutes before halftime at the 43:19 mark.
The Lions were out-shot 14-6 overall and 9-4 on-goal. Stephanie Heines and Megan Stueve each led the Lions with two shots. Tritz led everybody with five shot-attempts. One match after recording a career-high 12 saves, Randi Russell was again superb in the net for the Lions (4-14, 2-12 MIAA). Russell made eight stops to keep the Lions within striking distance throughout the contest. Russell has now made 20 saves against only two goals allowed over the past two matches.
The Lions will wrap up the 2009 home campaign by celebrating Senior Night on Thursday evening (Nov. 5) at 6 p.m. against Washburn.