October 14, 2010

Lions battle Hornets to a 1-1 2OT tie

Emporia, Kan. - Missouri Southern scored on a corner kick with 10 minutes left in regulation to tie Emporia State and the match ended 1-1 after two overtimes Thursday night in Emporia, Kan.

The Lions fell behind 1-0 in the first half after a Hornet goal by Holli Shcletzbaum on an unassisted goal at the 39 minute mark.

Southern then tied the score on a goal by junior midfielder Shannon Kuhn off of a corner kick by sophomore midfielder Corinne Tebbs at the 79 minute mark of the match.

The Lions outshot Emporia State 14-9 overall with a 7-5 advantage in shots on goal.

Junior goalkeeper Randi Russell recorded four saves in the 110 minutes of play.

Missouri Southern moves to 3-5-4 overall and 3-3-4 in the MIAA and will continue their MIAA road trip with an 11:30am kickoff Saturday at Truman State Univeristy in Kirksville, Mo.  The Lions will return home to Hal Bodon Field on October 23rd against the MIAA leading Jennies of Central Missouri, kickoff is at 1pm.