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Alabama spoils Missouri’s “senior day” game

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 19, 2014

A late goal by Alabama spoiled Missouri soccer’s “senior game,” in which seniors Mckenzie Sauerwein, Kaysie Clark and Taylor Grant were all honored before the contest. Missouri fell to Alabama 0-1 Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern ...

Halftime goal-setting helping Tigers

In Print: Halftime goal-setting helping Tigers

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 14, 2014

Mizzou has scored 60 percent of its goals in the second halves of its games.

Missouri soccer ‘freshmen questionnaire’

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 9, 2014

Three freshmen soccer players share their college experiences.

Soccer attributes success to formation change

In Print: Soccer attributes success to formation change

By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 8, 2014

Said Blitz: “The thing about this team is that they have enough versatility that we can change to help us solve issues during the game.”

Early goal helps Missouri get past Vanderbilt

By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 5, 2014

Vanderbilt was less than ready. Twenty-seven seconds into their game against Missouri on Sunday afternoon in Columbia, the Tigers were already up 1-0. Mizzou (9-2-2, 4-1-0 Southeastern Conference) would finish the match up 2-0 over the Commodores (5-7-1, 0-4-1), with goals from freshman midfielder Kaitlyn Clark and junior midfielder Reagan ...

Herrman's goal carries Tigers over Wildcats

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 3, 2014

When sophomore Jessica Herrman knew she had a scoring chance, all she could think was, "don’t mess up. You can do it." When she saw the ball hit the back of the net, all she could think was, "no, it didn’t just go in. No way. I didn ...

In Print: Maturity key to Russell’s success

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 30, 2014

With four goals and two assists through 11 games, junior midfielder Reagan Russell has matured as a member of the Tigers squad.

In Print: With more than 200 wins, Blitz looks forward

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 30, 2014

Blitz said that he attributes his success to being smart enough to bring in talented players and coaches.

Tiger soccer using sabermetrics

In Print: Tiger soccer using sabermetrics

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 23, 2014

In the press box, graduate student Sam Lawson produces stats, percentages and maps for Mizzou soccer.

Sports Blog: Missouri soccer victorious in battle of Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Sept. 20, 2014 at 1:31 a.m.

When freshman Kaitlin Clark scored the first goal of her collegiate career, the first thing she did was run over to her sister, senior Kaysie Clark, and celebrate with her. Kaitlin Clark sprinted to the left out of bounds line to track down the ball. She made a cut, then ...

Sports Blog: Grant named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Sept. 16, 2014 at 2:44 p.m.

Senior forward Taylor Grant recorded two game-winning goals over the weekend en route to being named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week. Grant’s first weekly honor of her career was announced by the league office Monday. Grant, a native of The Colony, Texas, sealed Missouri's 4-3 ...

In Print: After accolades, Sauerwein wants SEC championship

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 16, 2014

In her four years of play, Sauerwein now possesses six separate records in goal.

Clark breaks scoreless streak in victory

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 14, 2014

The Tigers now open SEC play against LSU.

Sports Blog: Mizzou takes care of EWU, wins the Idaho Nike Invitational

Posted to Sports Blog by Will Jarvis on Sept. 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Missouri volleyball is back. Defeating Eastern Washington University, the Tigers won the Idaho Nike Invitational Tournament on Saturday, racking together a four-match win streak in the process. Mizzou won in four sets, thanks once again to senior hitter Emily Wilson and her 15 kills on .333 hitting. Wilson was named ...

Missouri soccer defeats Montana 4-3

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 13, 2014

Fighting through a windy and brisk night, the Missouri (4-1-2) soccer team was able to beat out Montana (3-4-0) in a 4-3 victory on Friday night in Columbia. The Tigers rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win it in double overtime, marking coach Bryan Blitz’s 200th victory with the ...

In Print: Following two ACL tears, Herrman ready to go

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 10, 2014

“I just knew I had to be there for (my teammates),” Jessica Herrman said.

Clark sisters’ connection gives Tigers advantage

In Print: Clark sisters’ connection gives Tigers advantage

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 9, 2014

Women’s soccer has two sets of sisters for first time in history.

Johnsons’ family dynamic back again

In Print: Johnsons’ family dynamic back again

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 9, 2014

Women’s soccer has two sets of sisters for first time in history.

Sauerwein breaks shutout record in home win

By Daniel Witt | Sept. 7, 2014

Sauerwein has 18 career shutouts.

Through lightning delay, Missouri soccer ties

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 6, 2014

Mizzou passed the rain delay by dancing and singing.

In Print: With four goals in the bag, Grant looks to lead Missouri

By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 2, 2014

Senior Taylor Grant is one goal shy of the amount of goals she scored last season after only three games.

Sports Blog: Missouri soccer improves to 3-1 record with win against SMU

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Aug. 31, 2014 at 11:36 p.m.

With goals from freshman midfielder Savannah Trujillo and forward Reagan Russell, the Missouri soccer team beat out Southern Methodist University 3-1 on Sunday night in Dallas, Texas, improving their record to 2-1-1. The Tigers got off to a quick start when Russell, assisted by senior midfielder Kaysie Clark, hit the ...

Sports Blog: Soccer opens season with tie

Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Aug. 22, 2014 at 8:52 p.m.

With less than two minutes left in the Tigers’ season opener, Missouri was awarded a corner kick. But sophomore Erin Webb's could not capitalize on freshman Savannah Trujillo’s cross, as her header sailed just wide of the post Friday against Syracuse. Moments later, the whistle blew, closing a ...

Sports Blog: Missouri soccer edges out North Carolina in exhibition match

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Aug. 16, 2014 at 7:48 p.m.

With goals from sophomore Rachel Hignett and senior Taylor Grant, Missouri beat No. 4 North Carolina 2-1 in an exhibition match Friday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The first chance to get on the board for Missouri came in the 36th minute with a shot by Hignett into the left ...

Tuning a country in to ‘the beautiful game’

By Bruno Vernaschi | July 15, 2014

While Americans flocked to Team USA’s World Cup matches, our nation has yet to find the sort of fever for the sport held by other countries.

Column: Calm down Ann Coulter, Game of Thrones is not reality

By Nina Ruhe | July 8, 2014

Ms. Coulter seems to think that soccer is bringing about the end of America as we know it. Which is, frankly, insane.

Sports Blog: Tigers blown out in SEC tournament

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Nov. 5, 2013 at 1:13 a.m.

Missouri soccer was blown out 4-0 by Arkansas in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Monday. The loss was Missouri’s worst defeat of the season and its second in four days to the Razorbacks. Arkansas jumped ahead in the 7th minute, and tacked on a second ...

Sports Blog: Razorbacks spook Tigers in overtime

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Oct. 31, 2013 at 10:43 p.m.

Missouri soccer got all trick and no treat Thursday night. The Arkansas Razorbacks (12-7-0, 5-6 SEC) ended Missouri’s four game unbeaten streak on Halloween night in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Tigers. The Tigers finish the year with an 8-8-3 record, which is good enough for a bid ...

Tiger soccer has eye on the 6th seed

In Print: Tiger soccer has eye on the 6th seed

By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 30, 2013

With playoff spot clinched, team looking for first round bye in tourney.

Tigers battle to draw with Lady Vols

By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 27, 2013

Johnson scores second half equalizer as Tigers clinch conference tournament berth.

Sports Blog: Tigers top Wildcats in double overtime

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Oct. 26, 2013 at 12:21 a.m.

The Missouri Tigers (8-7-2, 4-3-2 SEC) took a big step towards solidifying a Southeastern Conference tournament bid on Friday night with a 2-1 win at No. 25 Kentucky (12-4-1) . Missouri came in with an RPI of 102, while Kentucky had an RPI of 26. A victory of that caliber will ...

Missouri soccer fighting for postseason

By Kyle Lock | Oct. 24, 2013

Missouri needs to finish 10th or better in conference play in order to make it to the SEC tournament.

McKenzie Sauerwein already making her mark

By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 23, 2013

The junior goalie has already captured multiple program records.

Sports Blog: Diggs named SEC offensive player of the week

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Oct. 21, 2013 at 5:26 p.m.

Missouri senior striker Alyssa Diggs was named Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week Monday for her game-winning goal Friday night against South Carolina. Diggs scored her third goal of the season late in the game to lift the Tigers to an upset victory over the No. 7 Gamecocks. The ...

Tigers settle for draw against Auburn

Tigers settle for draw against Auburn

By Kyle Lock | Oct. 20, 2013

There were a combined 30 fouls called against the two teams.

Sports Blog: Soccer Notebook: Offensive struggles and Sauerwein shines

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Oct. 18, 2013 at 3:38 p.m.

Both of Missouri’s opponents this weekend, South Carolina and Auburn, were shut out victims of the Tigers last season, losing 1-0 and 2-0, respectively. The Tigers will be challenged to have repeat shutout performances as the Gamecocks come in Columbia ranked 12th in the country and boast a record ...

Diggs’ late score pulls Tigers past Gamecocks

By Jacob Bogage | Oct. 18, 2013

Senior strikes in 78th minute to ensure 2-1 win.

Aggies tame Tigers in 2-1 loss

By Danielle Lerner | Oct. 7, 2013

In front of a packed Walton Stadium, Missouri only mustered eight shots.

Sports Blog: Tigers tie Vandy 1-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Oct. 4, 2013 at 6:17 p.m.

Despite multiple chances to win in overtime, the Missouri Tigers (6-5-1, 2-1-1 Southeastern Conference) tied the Vanderbilt Commodores (3-6-3, 0-3-1 SEC) 1-1 Friday night in Nashville. The Tigers got on the board bright and early with junior midfielder Kaysie Clark’s team-leading sixth goal of the season in the game ...

Sports Blog: Soccer Notebook: By the numbers

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Oct. 3, 2013 at 9:29 p.m.

The Missouri soccer team is 11 games in, more than halfway through the regular season. Let’s take a look at some of the key numbers this team has posted so far and what exactly they mean for this Tiger squad. 10 Ten different Tigers have scored for Missouri this ...

Immediate impact felt from Nottingham’s return

In Print: Immediate impact felt from Nottingham’s return

By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 2, 2013

The senior striker has made an immediate impact by assisting in Sunday’s win over No. 7 Florida.

Bulldogs trump Tigers, 1-0

By Alex Schiffer | Sept. 29, 2013

Second half breakaway dooms Missouri.

Tigers upset No. 7 Florida

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 29, 2013

The win is MU’s first over a top-10 team in conference play since 2008.

Dooley, Tigers ready for Florida

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 26, 2013

Florida defeated MU twice in the 2012 season.

Offense or defense? Tigers stay balanced

In Print: Offense or defense? Tigers stay balanced

By Alex Schiffer | Sept. 25, 2013

Missouri soccer says it is not undecided about its style of play.

Sports Blog: Missouri soccer opens SEC play with 3-1 win

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Sept. 20, 2013 at 11:00 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers (5-4, 1-0) opened up Southeastern Conference play with a 3-1 win at Mississippi State Friday night. The win was Missouri’s first on the road this season. The Tigers’ offense was in rhythm despite a torrential downpour that looked to make things difficult as the game kicked ...

Two ACLs later, Thune says ‘Totally worth it’

In Print: Two ACLs later, Thune says ‘Totally worth it’

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 18, 2013

Redshirt senior anchors Missouri backline after two knee reconstructions.

In Print: Soccer Notebook: Injured Tigers struggle in Texas A&M tournament

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 11, 2013

Missouri recuperates after a slew of road losses

Sports Blog: San Diego tops Mizzou in OT 2-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Sept. 8, 2013 at 9:05 p.m.

Despite outshooting the Torero’s 20-13 and a second half game-tying goal by sophomore Reagan Russell, the Missouri women's soccer team (3-3) was unable to beat San Diego (4-2), falling 2-1 in overtime. The loss was the Tigers's second in overtime this season and means they return home ...

Sports Blog: Tigers fall to Baylor 2-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Sept. 6, 2013 at 11:49 p.m.

Junior McKenzie Sauerwein recorded a season-high six saves and junior midfielder Kaysie Clark scored her third goal of the year, but neither feat was enough for Missouri soccer (3-2), which fell to undefeated and ninth-ranked Baylor 2-1 Friday at the Texas A&M Tournament. The Bears came into the game ...

Tigers look ahead to Texas A&M tournament

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 5, 2013

Missouri is coming off two consecutive shutouts against SEMO and UMKC.

Freshman Webb gives fresh boost to Tiger back line

In Print: Freshman Webb gives fresh boost to Tiger back line

By Kyle Lock | Sept. 3, 2013

Erin Webb has played all but 21 minutes thus far in her freshman season.

Sports Blog: Tigers beat UMKC 3-0

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Sept. 2, 2013 at 12:26 a.m.

Missouri (3-1) recorded its second straight shutout this season against Missouri-Kansas City (2-2) Sunday night. Three different Tigers scored in the 3-0 road victory. MU got on the board in the opening minutes as freshman Melanie Donaldson scored her first collegiate goal less than two minutes into the game off ...

Sports Blog: Tiger soccer shuts out SEMO

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Aug. 30, 2013 at 9:09 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers (2-1) stayed undefeated at home Friday night with a 4-0 win over Southeast Missouri State (0-3). The win marked MU’s first shutout of the season. Senior midfielder Dominique Richardson notched the first goal of the game in the 20th minute, taking a short SEMO clearance 10 ...

Tigers shut out SEMO 4-0

By Alex Schiffer | Aug. 30, 2013

Freshman Selaiden scores two goals in dominant win

Reagan Russell looking to break out as Alyssa Diggs returns to form

In Print: Reagan Russell looking to break out as Alyssa Diggs returns to form

By Alex Schiffer | Aug. 28, 2013

Senior striker continues to contribute for Tigers despite injuries.

Sports Blog: Missouri soccer falls in overtime at Memphis

Posted to Sports Blog by Kyle Lock on Aug. 25, 2013 at 4:35 p.m.

The Missouri Tigers (1-1) fell 2-1 to the Memphis Tigers (2-0) after an overtime goal in the 97th minute. Memphis finally received their long-awaited revenge for the 5-1 beating they received at the hands of Missouri in the 2012 season opener at Audrey J. Walton Stadium. Missouri, which recorded 3 ...

Sports Blog: MU soccer stomps Pacific 5-1 in opener

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Aug. 23, 2013 at 8:51 p.m.

The Missouri women’s soccer team (1-0) opened the season Friday night with a 5-1 win over Pacific. Senior Danielle Nottingham paced the offense scoring in the game’s 11th minute off a pass from senior Alyssa Diggs. Nottingham assisted on two other Tiger goals: Reagan Russell’s in the ...

Missouri soccer stomps Pacific 5-1 in opener

By Kyle Lock | Aug. 23, 2013

Reagan Russell and Taylor Grant lead Missouri with two goals each.

Sports Blog: Diggs nominated for Senior CLASS Award

Posted to Sports Blog by Alex Schiffer on Aug. 21, 2013 at 3:37 p.m.

Senior striker Alyssa Diggs has been nominated for the 2013 Senior CLASS award. The Texas native is on the list along with 29 of the top players throughout the country. Diggs was the only player from the Southeastern Conference nomination for the award. The Senior CLASS award is given to ...

Diggs focuses beyond awards

In Print: Diggs focuses beyond awards

By Kyle Lock | Aug. 21, 2013

On the doorstep of history, Alyssa Diggs opts to concentrate on team goals.

Trio of Tigers on the brink of breakouts

By Alex Schiffer | Aug. 21, 2013

Trio of Tigers on the brink of breakouts

Tigers kickoff season with 3-2 win over SMU

By Kyle Lock | Aug. 17, 2013

Every Missouri player got playing time in the victory.

What to watch for as soccer season opens tonight

By Alex Schiffer and Kyle Lock | Aug. 17, 2013

Tigers take on Southern Methodist to start preseason

Athletics to roll out new stat tracking software

By Amanda Byler | Aug. 3, 2013

StatBroadcast will become available in August.

Missouri slump ends in NCAA Tournament overtime loss

Missouri slump ends in NCAA Tournament overtime loss

By Jack Witthaus | Nov. 11, 2012

The Tigers failed to best Illinois in extra overtime penalty kicks.

Sports Blog: Missouri bows out of SEC tournament in semifinal loss to Florida

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Nov. 3, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

Missouri soccer withered in the heat of the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals Friday night, falling to top-seeded Florida for the second time this season, 3-0, in Orange Beach, Ala. The Gators (15-4-1) jumped ahead with two goals in a 40-second span in the 19th minute. They added another in the ...

Sports Blog: Missouri edges Kentucky, advances to SEC tournament semifinals

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Oct. 31, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

After dropping three in a row to cap the regular season, the Missouri women’s soccer team (14-6, 8-5 Southeastern Conference) topped Kentucky, 2-1, Wednesday night in the first round of the SEC tournament. "We knew we had a battle in front of us tonight," coach Bryan Blitz said in ...

Sports Blog: Four from Missouri soccer named All-SEC

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Oct. 29, 2012 at 10:00 p.m.

Four members of the No. 24 Missouri women’s soccer team earned All-Southeastern Conference honors Monday, league officials announced. Senior defender Allison Hu, junior forward Alyssa Diggs and junior midfielder Dominique Richardson were all named to the All-SEC first team. Freshman defender Candace Johnson was selected to the All-Freshman Team ...

Missouri strays in 3-1 loss to LSU

Missouri strays in 3-1 loss to LSU

By Joe Trezza | Oct. 21, 2012

The weekend losses put the Tigers' postseason hopes in jeopardy.

Missouri out-dueled in first home loss to Arkansas

Missouri out-dueled in first home loss to Arkansas

By Jack Witthaus | Oct. 20, 2012

The Tigers were without two starters in the 2-1 loss.

Sports Blog: Late score propels Missouri past Alabama

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Oct. 14, 2012 at 6:36 p.m.

No.14 Missouri soccer used a late score from junior defender Dominique Richardson to down Alabama (7-7-2, 2-6-2 SEC) 2-1 Sunday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Ala. and improve to 13-3 overall and 8-3 in Southeastern Conference play. With time running out in regulation and the score tied, Richardson collected a ball ...

Sports Blog: Missouri falls short at Florida, 2-1

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Oct. 13, 2012 at 1:46 a.m.

In a game deciding the top spot of the Southeastern Conference, the No. 14 Missouri women’s soccer team (12-3, 7-2 SEC) fell to the No. 12 Florida Gators, 2-1. The Tigers took the lead in the 26th minute after senior forward Taiwo Adeshigbin blasted in a rebound to the ...

Sports Blog: Diggs named SEC offensive player of the week

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Oct. 8, 2012 at 12:43 p.m.

Missouri junior forward Alyssa Diggs was named Southeastern Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after notching two goals on seven shots on goal over the weekend in wins over Kentucky and Mississippi State. Diggs scored both of Missouri's goals in its 2-1 overtime win over the Wildcats ...

Tigers blank Bulldogs

By Brent Pearson | Oct. 7, 2012

A 2-0 win over Mississippi State finished Missouri's strong weekend.

Tigers edge Wildcats in overtime

Tigers edge Wildcats in overtime

By Jack Witthaus | Oct. 6, 2012

Alyssa Diggs, who sat out with injury earlier in the season, scored the game-deciding goal in the 2-1 win.

Sports Blog: Tigers drop first SEC match in 1-0 loss to Volunteers

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Sept. 30, 2012 at 5:50 p.m.

The No. 11 Missouri women’s soccer team (10-2, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) dropped its first SEC match to Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., 0-1 on Sunday. The first half featured nil-nil play as Missouri and Tennessee took an even number of shots with four. With 24 minutes left in the first ...

Sports Blog: Missouri stays unbeaten in SEC with road win at Georgia

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Sept. 29, 2012 at 11:06 a.m.

The No. 11 Missouri women’s soccer team (10-1, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) continued their crusade against SEC competition, beating Georgia Friday night, 2-1. Despite the rainy conditions, the Tigers came out roaring in the first half. Sophomore midfielder Abi Raymer scored her fifth goal on the year with 21 minutes ...

Sports Blog: Flynn named SEC freshman of the week

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Sept. 24, 2012 at 2:23 p.m.

For the second time this season, the Misouri women’s soccer team has claimed a Southeastern Conference freshman of the week award. On Monday, redshirt freshman defender Lauren Flynn snagged the honor after scoring her first collegiate goal against Ole Miss Friday, which turned out to be the game-winner in ...

Tigers shoot past Commodores

Tigers shoot past Commodores

By Joe Trezza | Sept. 23, 2012

Missouri outshot Vanderbilt 39-6 in the 2-0 victory to stay unbeaten in the SEC.

Late heroics give Tigers best start in program history

Late heroics give Tigers best start in program history

By Jack Witthaus | Sept. 22, 2012

Redshirt freshman Lauren Flynn's first career goal ensures Missouri's 2-1 win over Ole Miss.

Sports Blog: Tigers top South Carolina to finish opening SEC weekend

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Sept. 16, 2012 at 5:50 p.m.

In its opening Southeastern Conference weekend, the No. 21 Missouri women’s soccer team (7-1, 2-0 SEC) went 2-0, finishing on Sunday afternoon with a 1-0 win over South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. "South Carolina really put us through a tough test today, they were extremely hard to break ...

Sports Blog: Tigers debut SEC season with 2-0 win over Auburn

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Sept. 15, 2012 at 3:21 p.m.

The No. 17 Missouri soccer team (6-1) clawed past Auburn, 2-0, on Friday in Auburn, Ala. to record its first win as members of Southeastern Conference win. Coach Brian Blitz’ visiting Tigers jumped ahead in the 29th minute when sophomore midfielder Kaysie Clark’s low strike from the left side ...

Sports Blog: Tigers dealt first loss to Ohio State

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Sept. 6, 2012 at 9:48 p.m.

The No. 13 Missouri women's soccer team suffered its first loss of the season Thursday night, dropping a debilitating overtime match 1-0 to Ohio State (4-2) in Columbus, Ohio.  After 90 minutes of play, both squads failed to score. The first overtime period lasted just 24 seconds before Buckeye ...

Tigers outmuscle Tennessee Tech for 2-0 win

Tigers outmuscle Tennessee Tech for 2-0 win

By Joe Trezza | Sept. 2, 2012

Missouri improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2006 after facing a stout defense.

Missouri storms past Arizona State

By Jack Witthaus | Aug. 31, 2012

Dominique Richardson scored two goals in the damp 4-1 victory.

Sports Blog: Tigers earn national rankings after 3-0 start

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Aug. 28, 2012 at 1:38 p.m.

After a thrilling opening week that saw the Missouri women’s soccer team grab a 3-0 start for the first time since 2007, the Tigers are gaining national hype. The team has been ranked No. 18 in the NSCAA Coaches poll, released Tuesday. The Tigers were unranked in the poll ...

In Print: Missouri tops California to stay unbeaten

By Joe Trezza and Seth Boster | Aug. 28, 2012

The Tigers' offense came alive in the second half.

Sports Blog: Tigers stay unbeaten with 3-0 win over California

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza and Seth Boster on Aug. 26, 2012 at 9:48 p.m.

The Missouri women’s soccer team rode an explosive second-half attack to topple California 3-2 in Berkeley, Calif., on Sunday night to improve its record to 3-0, a best since 2007. The team scored all three of its goals in rapid-fire fashion in the second half, with two of them ...

Johnson flashes talents in strong debut week

In Print: Johnson flashes talents in strong debut week

By Jack Witthaus | Aug. 24, 2012

In her first week on campus, freshman Candace Johnson became Missouri’s first SEC award-winner.

Sports Blog: Tigers climb to No. 13 in Soccer America poll

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Aug. 22, 2012 at 12:11 p.m.

The Missouri women’s soccer team has been ranked No. 13 in Soccer America’s Top 25 poll for this week, as announced Tuesday. The Tigers entered the season unranked in the poll. Soccer America placed Missouri ahead of other Southeastern Conference teams including No. 15 Texas A&M and ...

Tigers ride new scorer, scheme into season

In Print: Tigers ride new scorer, scheme into season

By Joe Trezza | Aug. 21, 2012

Taiwo Adeshigbin and a change in defense led Missouri to an upset victory to start the season.

Sports Blog: Johnson named SEC Freshman of the Week

Posted to Sports Blog by Joe Trezza on Aug. 20, 2012 at 11:57 a.m.

After its first week in Southeastern Conference athletic competition, Missouri has its first league award-winner. Soccer team defender Candace Johnson has been named SEC Freshman of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Johnson started the Tigers’ first two games, which both were wins. She served all 90 minutes of the ...

Missouri blurs past UC Santa Barbara 2-0

By Joe Trezza | Aug. 19, 2012

Junior forward Alyssa Diggs went down with a hamstring injury in the win.

Tigers storm past Memphis

Tigers storm past Memphis

By Jack Witthaus | Aug. 17, 2012

Missouri discovered its offensive identity en route to a upset victory in the season opener.

World Series divides soccer team

In Print: World Series divides soccer team

By Ryan Hood | Oct. 21, 2011

Teammates from Texas and St. Louis have built a friendly divide based on their favorite MLB teams.