Lions Battle Lady Blues to 1-1 2OT Tie

Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions Women's Soccer team battled visiting Washburn to a 1-1 double overtime tie Saturday at Hal Bodon Field.

The Lions' lone goal was scored by junior midfielder Shannon Kuhn off of two assists from junior midfielder Brianna McKenzie and sophomore midfielder Corrine Tebbs at the 62:45 mark.  The lone goal for Washburn came from junior Lauren Henry from freshman Megan Buckley as time expired.

Junior goalkeeper Randi Russell again soared in the net for Southern stopping six shots from the Lady Blues.

The tie moves Southern to 3-5-3 overall and 3-3-3 in the MIAA.  The Lions will be on the road for their next two conference contests at Emporia State, on Oct. 14, and at Truman, Oct. 16.  They will return home on Oct. 23 to face the MIAA leading Jennies of Central Missouri.  That game's kickoff is scheduled for 7pm.