Sports Blog: Missouri soccer’s season comes to an end
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Nov. 21, 2014 at 10:29 p.m.
One goal was enough to end Missouri soccer’s season Friday night in Stanford, California. Mizzou and Washington played 91 minutes of scoreless soccer before the Huskies ended the Tigers' season a little over a minute into extra time. Missouri finished the season with a 12-7-3 record, while Washington improved ...
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 19, 2014
“We all know we can rely on everyone on the field, but especially her,” Clark said.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 19, 2014
“I think our chemistry is great at this point,” Missouri coach Bryan Blitz said. “I think everybody is dialed in so that’s a good thing.”
Sports Blog: Early goal sets Missouri up for victory
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 16, 2014 at 7:35 p.m.
Through snow patches and below-20 degree weather, a historic rivalry was rekindled on Sunday afternoon. Missouri soccer took down Kansas 3-1 in Lawrence for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, a win that makes this season’s Tigers the first to reach the second round of the tournament. The ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 12, 2014
Although the Tigers went on a five-game winning streak earlier this year, beating multiple ranked opponents, they’ve only won once in their last five games.
Sports Blog: Border War to be revived in NCAA Tournament
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 10, 2014 at 8:15 p.m.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. For fans, arguably the most difficult part of Missouri’s transition from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference was the apparent conclusion of the legendary Border War with Kansas. Changing conferences meant playing the Jayhawks a lot less frequently ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Nov. 5, 2014 at 11:43 p.m.
With Missouri trailing by one in the 88th minute, freshman midfielder Alli Magaletta, who had scored just one minute earlier, received the ball. Magaletta dribbled to the top of the box and let loose a 25-yard shot. But the ball, along with the Tigers last chance of victory, sailed just ...
By Daniel Witt | Nov. 4, 2014
The women’s soccer team has experienced both ends of upsets this year.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 3, 2014
The women’s soccer Southeastern Conference Tournament begins Monday and Missouri has landed a five-seed, which awards the team a first-round bye. Following their day off, the Tigers, who are 6-4-1, will need to face off against a slew of highly ranked teams in order to reach the finals. Here ...
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 31, 2014
Missouri will have a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 29, 2014
Trujillo said of her mother: “If she can push through breast cancer, then I can get through a soccer game.”
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Oct. 26, 2014 at 7:39 p.m.
No. 21 Missouri (10-5-3, 5-4-1 Southeastern Conference) wrapped up its regular season road schedule with a brutal loss against Tennessee (7-8-1, 3-6-1) on the road, in Knoxville Sunday afternoon, falling 3-0. The Vols outshot the Tigers by 20-12, putting up nine shots on goal to Mizzou’s five. A scoreless ...
Sports Blog: Tigers tie at Ole Miss
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Oct. 24, 2014 at 11:00 p.m.
The Missouri Tigers were down by two goals. Twice. Facing a 2-0 halftime deficit, the Tigers came back with three second half goals, only to tie the Ole Miss Rebels 3-3 on Friday night in Oxford, Mississippi. Freshman Jessica Johnson tallied the first two goals of her collegiate career in ...
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 23, 2014
Clark and Sauerwein said they both want to play soccer professionally.
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 ...
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 14, 2014
Mizzou has scored 60 percent of its goals in the second halves of its games.
By Daniel Witt | Oct. 9, 2014
Three freshmen soccer players share their college experiences.
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.”
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 ...
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 ...
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.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 30, 2014
Blitz said that he attributes his success to being smart enough to bring in talented players and coaches.
Sports Blog: Tigers edge out Gamecocks
Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Sept. 26, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
The Missouri soccer team (7-1-2) took the field on Friday night, facing No. 14 South Carolina (8-2-0) in Columbia, South Carolina. The Tigers took on the Gamecocks one day prior to the College GameDay matchup between the two schools’ football teams. Despite being outshot by five, the Tigers were able ...
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 ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 16, 2014
In her four years of play, Sauerwein now possesses six separate records in goal.
By Daniel Witt | Sept. 14, 2014
The Tigers now open SEC play against LSU.
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 ...
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 ...
By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 10, 2014
“I just knew I had to be there for (my teammates),” Jessica Herrman said.
By Daniel Witt | Sept. 9, 2014
Women’s soccer has two sets of sisters for first time in history.
By Daniel Witt | Sept. 9, 2014
Women’s soccer has two sets of sisters for first time in history.
By Daniel Witt | Sept. 7, 2014
Sauerwein has 18 career shutouts.
By Bruno Vernaschi | Sept. 6, 2014
Mizzou passed the rain delay by dancing and singing.
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.
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: Grant’s golden goal gives Tigers first victory
Posted to Sports Blog by Daniel Witt on Aug. 29, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.
In 2013, Taylor Grant, a junior at the time, had a career-high of five goals. Three games into her senior season, the Texas native already has four. Grant returned to her home state on Friday as the Tigers faced the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, 44 miles ...
By Daniel Witt | Aug. 26, 2014
Mizzou’s two games were total opposites.
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 Kyle Lock | Nov. 6, 2013
Missouri finished 8-9-3, 4-4-3 SEC.
By Amanda Byler | Aug. 3, 2013
StatBroadcast will become available in August.
Sports Blog: Hu earns Academic All-American Honors
Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Dec. 1, 2012 at 4:55 p.m.
Playing every minute in all but one game this season, senior defender Allison Hu has shown her dedication on the field. Yesterday, though, Hu demonstrated her off-the-field capabilities. The College Information Sports Directors of America named Hu to the Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women’s soccer team. Hu ...
By Jack Witthaus | Nov. 6, 2012
After a 14-7 finish, soccer will host Illinois in the first round.
By Jack Witthaus | Oct. 23, 2012
Soccer coach Bryan Blitz will face former teammate Gerald Guerrieri on Thursday.
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. 7, 2012
Haley Krentz opens her senior season leading the SEC in assists and her team’s high-powered attack.
By Joe Trezza | Sept. 7, 2012
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 the Ohio State Buckeyes (4-2) in Columbus, Ohio. After 90 minutes of play, during which neither squad was able to score, the first overtime period lasted ...
Sports Blog: Tigers blanked by SMU in preseason exhibition
Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on Aug. 12, 2012 at 12:05 a.m.
On Saturday night, the Missouri women’s soccer team was blanked 4-0 by Southern Methodist during a toasty preseason exhibition game in Dallas, Texas, that hovered in the mid-90s. Missouri sophomore goaltender McKenzie Sauerwein took the loss against the Mustangs. Sauerwein allowed three goals before halftime, including a goal within ...
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Nov. 5, 2011 at 3:01 p.m.
The Missouri soccer team was bounced from the Big 12 Tournament Friday night, as the Texas A&M Aggies posted a clean sheet against the Tigers en route to a 3-0 semi-final victory. An A&M goal in the 16th minute would hold up as the winner, but the Aggies ...
By Ryan Hood | Oct. 28, 2011
Both coaches and teammates dedicated practices this week to outgoing seniors.
Sports Blog: MU offense explodes against Oklahoma
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Oct. 16, 2011 at 7:02 p.m.
After scoring just three goals in their first five Big 12 games, Missouri’s offense exploded Sunday afternoon for a 5-2 victory over Oklahoma in Norman. The win improved MU’s record to 11-6 overall and 2-4 in Big 12 Conference play, while the loss dropped the Sooners to 6-10 ...
By Ryan Hood | Oct. 4, 2011
MU defeated No. 24 Texas A&M on Friday before falling to Texas on Sunday.
By Ryan Hood | Oct. 4, 2011
Freshman Kaysie Clark and junior Allison Hu have been integral to the team’s improvements from last season.
By Ryan Hood | Oct. 2, 2011
The Tigers could not hold onto an early lead and fell to 1-3 in conference play.
By Ryan Hood | Oct. 1, 2011
The highly-touted freshman finally notched her first collegiate goal to give Missouri a 1-0 over Texas A&M.
Sports Blog: Tigers lose Big 12 opener to Texas Tech
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Sept. 24, 2011 at 12:44 p.m.
Missouri has kicked off the conference portion of their schedule inauspiciously, as they dropped their Big 12 opener 1-0 to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. An early goal would prove to be all that TT needed for victory Friday night in Lubbock, Texas, as last year’s Big 12 rookie ...
By Jordan Kuehne and Ryan Hood | Sept. 23, 2011
The Tigers will first play against Texas Tech.
By Jordan Kuehne | Sept. 20, 2011
Coach Bryan Blitz believes a challenging non-conference slate has prepared his squad for Big 12 play.
By Ryan Hood | Sept. 18, 2011
Alyssa Diggs played a part in all three goals in the win over UM-Kansas City on Sunday.
By Jordan Kuehne | Sept. 17, 2011
Annie Speese came off the Gators’ bench to net two key tallies to end Missouri’s seven-game winning streak.
By Ryan Hood | Sept. 16, 2011
Behind stout defense, the Tigers have won seven straight and have recorded four consecutive shutouts.
Sports Blog: Tigers take Sun Devil Invitational title
Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Sept. 11, 2011 at 11:45 p.m.
The Missouri soccer team claimed the Sun Devil Invitational title Sunday afternoon after defeating host Arizona State by a score of 1-0. The game remained nodded up at nil-nil until MU freshman Abi Raymer found her way onto the score sheet after blasting a shot past the ASU keeper from ...
Sports Blog: Missouri soccer extends win streak to six in Arizona
Posted to Sports Blog by Jordan Kuehne on Sept. 10, 2011 at 5:00 p.m.
At least one Missouri team notched a win in Tempe, Ariz., last night. Hours before the football team suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Arizona State, the No. 18 Tigers women's soccer squad scored a sixth consecutive triumph, prevailing on a tally from sophomore forward Brooke Williams in the 75th ...
By Ryan Hood | Sept. 9, 2011
Winners of five straight games, Missouri soccer is heading south to play Arizona and Arizona State.
By Jordan Kuehne | Sept. 3, 2011
Dominique Richardson netted an early tally and Missouri prevented Northern Arizona from firing a single shot on goal for a 3-0 win.
By Jordan Kuehne | Sept. 2, 2011
Heavy favorites against Northern Arizona and TCU, the Tigers hope to make it to five consecutive wins.
By Jordan Kuehne | Aug. 30, 2011
A strong weekend performance may have cemented the redshirt freshman's starting job.
By Ryan Hood | Aug. 30, 2011
Tigers soccer got plenty of offensive production in two weekend wins.
By Jordan Kuehne | Aug. 29, 2011
MU improved to 3-1 with the 4-2 victory, which followed up a Friday night upset of seventh-ranked Ohio State.
By Ryan Hood | Aug. 27, 2011
Dominique Richardson notched the lone goal in the Tigers’ victory over the top-ranked Buckeyes.
By Ryan Hood | Aug. 23, 2011
Coach Bryan Blitz hopes his reliance on freshmen will pay off this season.
By Jordan Kuehne | Aug. 23, 2011
Experienced play paves the way for a dynamic freshman class to score a victory in Sunday’s soccer home opener.
By Ryan Hood | Aug. 13, 2011
Danielle Nottingham notched the first score of the season for a MU team in the 1-1 tie.
By Pat Iversen | Nov. 5, 2010
The Tigers finished the season with a 7-10-2 record.
By Pat Iversen and Zach Miller | Oct. 26, 2010
The Tigers earned two victories this weekend to improve their record to 5-4 in conference play.
By Pat Iversen | Oct. 22, 2010
The Tigers sit in eighth place in conference with a record of 3-4.
By Zach Miller | Oct. 19, 2010
The game was televised on ESPNU for a national audience.
By Pat Iversen | Oct. 19, 2010
The Tigers are currently seventh in the Big 12 and have lost four of their last six games.
By Zach Miller | Oct. 17, 2010
The Tigers came back from a 2-0 deficit to earn the victory.
By Pat Iversen | Oct. 15, 2010
Sophomore defender Jessica Greer has high school football experience.
By John Montesantos and Zach Mink | Oct. 15, 2010
Soccer After going 1-1 on the road against Colorado and Nebraska, the Tigers return home to continue conference play against Texas on Friday. The Tigers (5-6-2, 3-2-0) outlasted the Buffaloes 1-0 Oct. 8. Sophomore defender Jessica Greer scored the game-winning goal in the second half for the Tigers. Missouri couldn ...
By Pat Iversen | Oct. 12, 2010
Four Missouri players hail from the Lone Star state.
By Pat Iversen | Oct. 5, 2010
The senior is leading the team with seven goals on the season.
By Zach Miller | Oct. 5, 2010
After a dismal start to the season, the Tigers have started strong in conference play with a 2-1 record.
Sports Blog: Missouri loses 3-1 to No. 8 Oklahoma State
Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Miller on Oct. 2, 2010 at 2:14 p.m.
The Missouri Women’s Soccer team lost 3-1 to No. 8 Oklahoma State at home on Friday night. Most of the scoring came in the first fifteen minutes of the game, where Oklahoma State jumped out to a 3-1 lead. In the sixth minute, Oklahoma State scored off of a ...
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 28, 2010
Junior reserve Mallory Stipetich assisted senior Krista Krause on the go-ahead goal for the victory.
By Zach Miller | Sept. 28, 2010
The Tigers continue conference play with games against Oklahoma State and Oklahoma this week.
By Zach Mink | Sept. 24, 2010
An overview of Missouri sports
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 24, 2010
The Tigers start Big 12 play with a 2-4-2 record on the season.
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 21, 2010
The Tigers enter conference play with a record of 2-4-2 on the season.
By Zach Miller | Sept. 21, 2010
Missouri soccer opens conference play against Kansas on Thursday.
By Zach Miller | Sept. 19, 2010
Missouri came back from a 2-0 deficit to earn the victory.
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 17, 2010
The senior’s maturity is helping develop the younger Tiger players.
By Zach Miller | Sept. 14, 2010
The forward helped Missouri earn its first win of the season against Arkansas on Saturday.
By Zach Mink | Sept. 14, 2010
Basketball The Missouri Tigers basketball team announced the 2010-11 schedule Monday. The Tigers have put together a challenging year, facing the powerhouse Georgetown Hoyas as well as the rising Illinois Fighting Illini. The games will be played in Kansas City and St. Louis, respectively. Another notable scheduling is the 2010 ...
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 11, 2010
Missouri earned its first win of the season.
By Pat Iversen | Sept. 10, 2010
The 14-year Tiger coach needs one win to reach 200 for his career.
By Zach Mink | Sept. 10, 2010
Football Tiger defensive end Aldon Smith had a career game against the Fighting Illini on Saturday, leading the defense with 10 tackles and two sacks. The sophomore was rewarded Tuesday when he was named Big 12 co-Defensive Player of the Week along with Keenan Robinson of Texas. Smith has had ...
Sports Blog: Women's soccer ties with Northwestern
Posted to Sports Blog by Pat Iversen on Sept. 4, 2010 at 12:00 a.m.
For the second time in two games, the Missouri Tigers soccer played their opponent through two overtimes on Sunday. Once again, no winner was decided as the Tigers finished their game at Northwestern with a 1-1 draw. The draw brings Missouri's record to 0-3-2 and signals the end of ...
By Zach Miller | Sept. 3, 2010
The freshman scored two goals in her first scrimmage against Illinois.
Sports Blog: Missouri soccer draws with DePaul
Posted to Sports Blog by Pat Iversen on Sept. 3, 2010 at 12:00 a.m.
Weather, time and luck worked against the Missouri Tigers in Chicago on Saturday aftermoon. The Tigers faced 40-mph winds and multiple close chances, eventually fighting to a 1-1 draw against the DePaul Blue Demons. The loss dropped Missouri to 0-3-1 on the season. Only five shots combined were taken in ...
By Pat Iversen | Aug. 31, 2010
The Tigers fell to No. 19 Duke and back-to-back national champion North Carolina at the tournament.
Sports Blog: Missouri soccer drops two in Chapel Hill
Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Miller on Aug. 29, 2010 at 9:28 p.m.
Missouri soccer lost both games of the North Carolina Tournament in Chapel Hill this weekend. The Tigers lost to No. 19 Duke 3-1 on Friday, and to No. 1 North Carolina on Sunday. Missouri took a 1-0 lead into halftime against Duke following a goal in the twenty-fourth minute. Senior ...
By Zach Mink | Aug. 27, 2010
Sports Shorts Soccer The Tigers dropped the season opener to the Maryland Terrapins 3-2, despite freshman Dominique Richardson’s first career goal. Missouri looks to get back on track at the Carolina Nike Classic in Chapel Hill, N.C. this weekend. The Tigers will square off against the No. 25 ...
By Pat Iversen and Zach Miller | Aug. 24, 2010
Sept. 24 vs. Kansas Key Player: Sophomore forward Whitney Berry started all 22 games for the Jayhawks as a sophomore last season. Key Statistic: The Jayhawks were 7-2 at home last season but just 3-4-1 at home. Kansas plays at Missouri this season. Keys to the game: Missouri will have ...
Sports Blog: Missouri soccer falls to Maryland 3-2
Posted to Sports Blog by Pat Iversen on Aug. 22, 2010 at 4:33 p.m.
After the season opener Friday against Belmont was declared a no-contest due to weather, the Missouri Tigers soccer team took to the road to play the No. 16 Maryland Terrapins on Sunday morning. After taking an early lead, the Tigers succumbed to the Terrapins' consistent pressure and were defeated 3-2 ...
By Alex Ruppenthal | Nov. 16, 2008
The Tigers missed several chances in the closing minutes and lost on penalty kicks.