Lions Fall to the Jets in Double Overtime

Joplin, Mo. – The Missouri Southern Lions fought tough but ultimately it wasn't enough to hold of the Newman University Jets Sunday at Hal Bolden Field as they fell 1-0 in double overtime.


The Lions, under first year head coach Alese Woolard, had seven shots on goal but couldn't convert.  Junior goalkeeper Randi Russell played all 105:52 in the net for the Lions with a solid effort, she dropped to 0-1 and the team dropped to 0-2 on the season.


Junior forward Michelle Dizma led the Lions with two shots on goal, while the Lions out shot Newman 16-12.


The Lions will be back in action again Saturday September 11 against Emporia State, kickoff is at 7pm.