The Tigers had been winless in their last five games before getting two goals late to beat the Volunteers.
Missouri’s one point in SEC play is the lowest total it has ever had through four games since joining the SEC in 2012.
The Tigers have yet to win a game in Gainesville.
The Tigers had previously been 7-0 in SEC openers before ending Friday night in an overtime tie.
Kitts was the hero on Sunday, defeating the Bears on her first goal since 2017.
The Tigers are now 5-2-0 on the season after winning their first five games.
Missouri was unable to hold onto a 1-0 lead, allowing two late goals to give the Ramblers the win.
Julissa Cisneros and Madison Lewis contributed Missouri’s two goals on Thursday.
Joseph had only recorded three assists in her previous 60 games for Missouri before scoring Sunday against Xavier.
The Tigers beat Xavier on Sunday afternoon in overtime after a late goal by the Musketeers tied the game.
Junior Bella Alessi scored her first two career goals to give Missouri a 2-1 victory over Cincinnati to help the team improve to 3-0 on the season.
Julissa Cisneros, Missouri’s lone scorer this season, led the Tigers to victory with her first career hat trick.
Sophomore Julissa Cisneros was the leading goalscorer for the Tigers last season with five goals.
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.