2013 Missouri Southern Lions Soccer News

March 14, 2014
Women's soccer signs eight for 2014
Missouri Southern women's soccer coach Alese Woolard has announced the addition of eight individuals for the 2014 season.

November 14, 2013
Southern soccer has 14 players named to MIAA Academic Honor Roll
Kansas City, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team had 14 players named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league office on Wednesday.

November 8, 2013
Soccer’s Wilhelm named third-team All-MIAA; Thomas & Laughlin named Honorable Mention
Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri Southern senior defender Dana Wilhlem was named third-team All-MIAA today, while sophomore forward Karley Thomas and senior forward Tiffany Laughlin were named All-MIAA honorable mention, as announced by the conference office.

November 3, 2013
Southern soccer falls 2-1 to Northwest Missouri on Senior Day
Joplin, Mo. - Despite taking an early lead, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team fell 2-1 this afternoon to Northwest Missouri on Senior Day at Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

November 1, 2013
Soccer blanks Missouri Western 1-0 behind Laughlin's goal
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a goal from senior forward Tiffany Laughlin in the 72nd minute, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team shutout Missouri Western 1-0 tonight at Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

October 31, 2013
Soccer to move weekend matches to Fred G. Hughes Stadium
Joplin, Mo. - Due to excessive rain in the Joplin area, the Missouri Southern soccer team has elected to move this weekend's matches against Missouri Western at Friday at 7 p.m. and Northwest Missouri on Sunday at 1 p.m. to Fred G. Hughes Stadium.

October 31, 2013
Soccer's Jenisch earns Academic All-District Honors for second consecutive year
Joplin, Mo. - Senior defender Megan Jenisch of the Missouri Southern soccer team was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District 7 Women's soccer first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.

October 30, 2013
Southern soccer wraps up regular season hosting Griffons & Bearcats
Joplin, Mo. - Looking to close out the regular season on a strong note and position themselves for a berth in the MIAA Post-Season Tournament, the Missouri Southern soccer team plays their final two matches of the regular season this weekend hosting Missouri Western on Friday at 7 p.m. and Northwest Missouri on Sunday at 1 p.m. for Senior Day. Both games will be played at Hughes Stadium.

October 27, 2013
Lions soccer falls 6-1 at Emporia State
Emporia, Kan. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team dropped a 6-1 decision on the road today at Emporia State.

October 25, 2013
Southern soccer falls 2-0 at Washburn
Topeka, Kan. - Returning to action after more than a week off, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team dropped a 2-0 match at Washburn tonight at Yager Stadium.

October 24, 2013
Lions soccer travels to Washburn & Emporia State this weekend
Joplin, Mo. - After more than a week since their last match, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team returns to action this weekend traveling to the Sunflower State to play a pair of MIAA matches. The Lions will take on the Washburn Ichabods on Friday at 6 p.m at Yager Stadium and then travel to Emporia State to face the Hornets on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Emporia High School.

October 16, 2013
Southern soccer ties Rogers State 1-1 in non-conference play behind Wilhelm's late goal
Joplin, Mo. - Behind a late goal by senior defender Dana Wilhelm, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team was able to salvage a 1-1 tie tonight against Rogers State (Okla.) in non-conference action on Pink Night at Hal Bodon Field.

October 15, 2013
Lions soccer to host Rogers State (Okla.) on Wednesday for Pink Night
Joplin, Mo. - After ending Central Missouri's 48-match MIAA unbeaten streak last Thursday with a 2-1 victory and then falling 3-1 at Southwest Baptist on Saturday, the Missouri Southern soccer team concludes a three game, seven-day stretch on Wednesday hosting non-conference opponent Rogers State (Okla.) at 6 p.m. for Pink Night at Hal Bodon Field.

October 15, 2013
Karley Thomas named MIAA Women's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week
Kansas City, Mo. - Sophomore forward Karley Thomas was named the MIAA Women's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference today.

October 12, 2013
Gajewski's first career goal is not enough as Lions soccer falls 3-1 at Southwest Baptist
Bolivar, Mo. - After defeating #11 Central Missouri 2-1 Thursday evening to end the Jennies' 48-match MIAA unbeaten streak, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team fell 3-1 at Southwest Baptist this afternoon at SBU Soccer Field.

October 10, 2013
Thomas' two goals help Southern soccer snap #11 Central Missouri's 48-match MIAA unbeaten streak
Warrensburg, Mo. - Breaking Central Missouri's 48-match MIAA unbeaten streak, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team used two goals from sophomore forward Karley Thomas and eight saves from goalkeeper Beth Hammons to defeat #11 Central Missouri tonight at South Recreation Complex.

October 8, 2013
Southern soccer travels to #11 Central Missouri & Southwest Baptist this weekend
Joplin, Mo. - After playing a scoreless draw at home against Lindenwood on Sunday, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team hits the road this weekend for a pair of MIAA matches traveling to face #11 Central Missouri on Thursday at 7 p.m. and Southwest Baptist on Saturday at noon.

October 6, 2013
Lions soccer plays scoreless draw against visiting Lindenwood
Joplin, Mo. - Despite registering 27 shots in the match, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team was unable to get one in the net against visiting Lindenwood as the two teams played a scoreless draw this afternoon at Hal Bodon Field.

October 4, 2013
Southern soccer hosts Lindenwood Sunday at noon
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team looks to rebound from a defeat in their last outing hosting the Lindenwood Lady Lions on Sunday at noon at Hal Bodon Field.

September 29, 2013
Southern soccer drops first MIAA contest falling 4-1 at Nebraska-Kearney
Kearney, Neb. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team dropped their first MIAA match this afternoon at Nebraska-Kearney losing 4-1 at Ron and Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field.

September 27, 2013
Lions soccer ties Tigers 1-1 in weather-shortened match
Hays, Kan. - With heavy rain and lighting in the area, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team tied Fort Hays State 1-1 tonight as lighting caused the second and final overtime session to be canceled.

September 26, 2013
Southern soccer heads west to face Fort Hays & Neb.-Kearney
Joplin, Mo. – After earning four points on the opening weekend of MIAA play, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team hits the road this weekend for a pair of matches in Kansas and Nebraska. The Lions will first head to Hays, Kan. to take on Fort Hays State on Friday at 7 p.m. at the FHSU Soccer Stadium and then travel to Kearney, Neb. to face the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers on Sunday at 1 p.m. from Ron & Carol Cope Stadium at Foster Field.

September 24, 2013
Dana Wilhelm named MIAA Women's Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week
Kansas City, Mo. - Senior defender Dana Wilhelm was named the MIAA Women's Soccer Defensive Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office today.

September 22, 2013
Lions soccer secures first MIAA victory downing RiverHawks 2-0
Joplin, Mo. - Behind two second-half goals, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team picked up their first MIAA win of the year this afternoon blanking Northeastern State 2-0 at Hal Bodon Field.

September 20, 2013
Southern soccer plays a scoreless draw vs. Central Oklahoma in MIAA opener
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team played a scoreless draw tonight against Central Oklahoma at Hal Bodon Field.

September 18, 2013
Lions soccer kicks off MIAA play hosting Bronchos & RiverHawks
Joplin, Mo. - Fresh off their first victory of the year at East Central (Okla.) on Sunday, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team kicks off MIAA action this weekend hosting a pair of matches at Hal Bodon Field against Central Oklahoma on Friday at 6 p.m. and Northeastern State on Sunday at 1 p.m.

September 15, 2013
Southern soccer notches first win blanking East Central 2-0
Ada, Okla. - Behind a shutout from goalkeepers Abby Risner and Beth Hammons, the Missouri Southern Lions soccer team secured their first win of the year defeating East Central (Okla.) 2-0 this afternoon.

September 13, 2013
Lions soccer falls 1-0 in hard-fought contest at Southern Nazarene
Bethany, Okla. - The Missouri Southern Lions soccer team dropped a hard-fought match 1-0 tonight at Southern Nazarene. The Crimson Storm would secure a goal with less than a minute remaining in the first half to notch the game's only scoring action.

September 11, 2013
Southern soccer travels to the Sooner State to face a pair of GAC members
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern soccer team continues non-conference action this weekend in the Sooner State playing a pair of Great American Conference opponents traveling to Southern Nazarene to take on the Crimson Storm on Friday at 7 p.m. at Wes Harmon Field in Bethany, Okla. and then travel to Ada, Okla. on Sunday to battle the East Central Lady Tigers at 1 p.m. at Lady Tiger Field.

September 8, 2013
Lions soccer drops 2-1 decision to Augustana (S.D.)
Joplin, Mo. - Despite a late rally from Southern, the Lions soccer team fell 2-1 in a hard-fought match to NSIC member Augustana (S.D.) in non-conference action this afternoon at Hal Bodon Field.

September 6, 2013
Southern soccer falls 4-1 in season opener to Southwestern Oklahoma St.
Joplin, Mo. - Kicking off the 2013 season tonight at Hal Bodon Field, the Missouri Southern soccer team fell 4-1 to Southwestern Oklahoma State.

September 4, 2013
Southern soccer kicks off regular season action hosting SWOSU & Augustana
Joplin, Mo. - The Missouri Southern soccer team will open the 2013 season under fourth-year head coach Alese Woolard Friday evening as the Lions host Great American Conference member Southwestern Oklahoma State for a 7 pm start at Hal Bodon Field. The Lions will follow up their matchup with the Bulldogs by hosting Northern Sun Conference member Augustana (S.D.) on Sunday at noon.

August 20, 2013
Southern soccer selected seventh in MIAA preseason coaches poll
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern women's soccer team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2013 MIAA preseason coaches poll, the league announced today.

August 5, 2013
Alese Woolard adds Chris Leshinski as assistant soccer coach
Joplin, Mo. -- Missouri Southern soccer coach Alese Woolard has announced the addition of Chris Leshinski as an assistant coach on her staff.