The Lady Bears opened their Spring season this afternoon with 90 minutes of soccer on the fast and windy Plaster Stadium pitch. Facing off against D2 Missouri S&T, the Spring season allows the teams to work on some projects and take out their energy against another team rather than their teammates. Working in three 30 minute sessions, the first two were scoreless and … [Read more...] about Missouri State Lady Bears Spring Season
Girls soccer has a new alignment this year. For those who missed my earlier story, MSHSAA has set up three equal classes with 16 Districts each (8 previously in Class 1 and 2). The intent is to offer Sectional and Quarterfinal games for every class. That also means there are twice as many District Champions this year (16 instead of 8). Somewhat reminiscent of Youth soccer … [Read more...] about Missouri High School Soccer: Girls Class 1 District 11 Preview
OMAHA, Neb. – The Missouri State women’s soccer team (10-6-3, 4-1-1) battled the top-seeded Creighton Bluejays (15-3-2, 5-1-0) into overtime of the MVC Tournament Championship match in Omaha, Neb. on Sunday afternoon. Creighton’s Erin Gunther scored on a penalty kick in the 98th minute to give the Bluejays the title and a 2-1 win. Tara Bailes hit crossbar with Bears’ first … [Read more...] about Overtime Penalty Kick Ends Women’s Soccer Season in MVC Championship Match
From the MVC website: Defensive Player of the Week: Sarah Linsin, Missouri State, D, Sr., Stilwell, Kan. Linsin has been a stalwart on the Bears’ backline all season. She helped an MSU defense that shut down Creighton’s Brittney Neumann, who leads the league in shots and points. Linsin aided a Bears’ defense that allowed just seven shots to the Bluejays, who were averaging … [Read more...] about Sarah Linsin Named MVC Defensive Player of the Week, Bears Chasing Title Thursday!
Missouri State Bears - 3 Arkansas Little Rock - 0 From the Missouri State Bears - The Missouri State women’s soccer team (1-1-0) opened the home regular season schedule with a convincing 3-0 win over visiting UALR (0-3-0) Friday night at Plaster Field. Freshman Tiffany Laughlin scored twice, including the game winner, to give head coach Rob Brewer his 200th career head … [Read more...] about Brewer Wins His 200th, Missouri State Lady Bears Face TN-Martin Sunday