A strong showing by Missouri, led by freshman Julissa Cisneros, was put to waste by the foul, which allowed LSU senior Alex Thomas to send her team to the quarterfinals.
The Tigers will face LSU in the tournament’s opening round on Sunday at 1 p.m. after two losses around the league bailed out Missouri to get the last spot.
The Tigers broke their three game losing streak in a strong showing on Senior Day, their final regular season game at Walton.
The loss leaves the Tigers fighting for their SEC tournament lives as the regular season hits its final two games.
The senior’s father talked about her passion for soccer, beginnings in the sport and accomplishments off the field.
Blitz’s red card Sunday came less than thirty seconds after Julissa Cisneros netted the Tigers’ lone goal.
The Tigers have struggled against conference competitors ever since their season opener against Kentucky, but Julissa Cisneros may have jump started a change in momentum.
The Tigers remain unbeaten against the Rebels since joining the SEC in 2012.
Missouri couldn’t stop Vanderbilt from picking up its 10th straight win on Sunday, but after three games of Southeastern Conference play, where do the Tigers stand in the league hierarchy?
A red card penalty and a late own goal gave Vanderbilt the opportunities it needed to rally past the Tigers in the second half.
The Tigers’ fifth overtime game of the season resulted in their second second tie.
Although Portland State’s Mya Lopez was able to find the net at the end of the first half, Missouri’s Sarah Luebbert closed the game with a goal in the 60th minute during the two programs’ first meeting ever.
A penalty kick in the 51st minute made the difference as the Tigers won their second straight game.
The junior defender ended her season-long streak of 674 consecutive minutes played and missed the team’s first SEC win of the season as a precautionary measure.
Madison Lewis provided the relief of a bygone streak Sunday, then Bethany Coons provided the exclamation point with an electric strike.
The Tigers hadn’t scored since before the start of the fall semester, but they found the net twice on Sunday to break a four-game losing streak.
A strong showing from goalkeeper Kelsey Dossey and the Tiger defense was still not enough to take down No. 4 USC on the road Friday.
The team declined to comment when asked to confirm if Cross is officially out for the season.
The Horned Frogs tallied the winning goal eight seconds apart from the one Northwestern scored on Thursday to also top Missouri 1-0.
The annual 'Pooch at the Pitch' game saw the Tigers in their third overtime match in four games.