Lions fall 1-0 at Nebraska-Omaha

Omaha, Neb. -- Goalkeeper Randi Russell notched a career-high 12 saves to keep the Missouri Southern Lions close, but Megan Jensen scored in the 24th minute for UNO and the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks held on for a 1-0 win Thursday afternoon (Oct. 29) in Omaha, Neb.

Jensen's score came at the 24:09 mark of the first half off a free kick from the deep right side of the field.

Russell's 12 save output gave the Lions (4-13, 2-11 MIAA) a chance to win a match in which they were out-shot 22-2 overall and 13-0 on-goal.

Michelle Dimza recorded both of the Lions' shot-attempts. Jerica Kuncl had a match-high seven shots for the Mavericks (13-4-1, 12-1-1 MIAA).

The Lions will next play at Northwest Missouri State on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 31) at 2 p.m. in Maryville, Mo.