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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 30, 2013
With playoff spot clinched, team looking for first round bye in tourney.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
By Kyle Lock | Oct. 20, 2013
There were a combined 30 fouls called against the two teams.
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 ...
By Jacob Bogage | Oct. 18, 2013
Senior strikes in 78th minute to ensure 2-1 win.
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 ...
By Alex Schiffer | Oct. 2, 2013
The senior striker has made an immediate impact by assisting in Sunday’s win over 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.
By Kyle Lock | Sept. 26, 2013
Florida defeated MU twice in the 2012 season.
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 ...
By Kyle Lock | Sept. 18, 2013
Redshirt senior anchors Missouri backline after two knee reconstructions.
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 ...
By Kyle Lock | Sept. 5, 2013
Missouri is coming off two consecutive shutouts against SEMO and UMKC.
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 ...
By Alex Schiffer | Aug. 30, 2013
Freshman Selaiden scores two goals in dominant win
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 ...
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 ...
By Kyle Lock | Aug. 21, 2013
On the doorstep of history, Alyssa Diggs opts to concentrate on team goals.
By Alex Schiffer | Aug. 21, 2013
Trio of Tigers on the brink of breakouts
By Kyle Lock | Aug. 17, 2013
Every Missouri player got playing time in the victory.
By Alex Schiffer and Kyle Lock | Aug. 17, 2013
Tigers take on Southern Methodist to start preseason
By Amanda Byler | Aug. 3, 2013
StatBroadcast will become available in August.
By Jack Witthaus | Nov. 11, 2012
The Tigers failed to best Illinois in extra overtime penalty kicks.
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 ...
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 ...
By Joe Trezza | Oct. 21, 2012
The weekend losses put the Tigers' postseason hopes in jeopardy.
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 ...
By Brent Pearson | Oct. 7, 2012
A 2-0 win over Mississippi State finished Missouri's strong weekend.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
By Joe Trezza | Sept. 23, 2012
Missouri outshot Vanderbilt 39-6 in the 2-0 victory to stay unbeaten in the SEC.
By Jack Witthaus | Sept. 22, 2012
Redshirt freshman Lauren Flynn's first career goal ensures Missouri's 2-1 win over Ole Miss.
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 ...
By Joe Trezza | Sept. 2, 2012
Missouri improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2006 after facing a stout defense.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Joe Trezza | Aug. 19, 2012
Junior forward Alyssa Diggs went down with a hamstring injury in the win.
By Jack Witthaus | Aug. 17, 2012
Missouri discovered its offensive identity en route to a upset victory in the season opener.