Bearcats score late to slip by Lions, 1-0

Box Score

Joplin, Mo. -- The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats snapped a scoreless tie with a goal in the 75th minute to defeat the Missouri Southern Lions 1-0 Thursday night (Sept. 17) at Hal Bodon Field.

Amanda Bundrant scored the only goal of the match off an assist from Sara Meidlinger at the 75:39 mark of the second half. 

Bundrant took a shot from five yards away in the box that bounced off the post and into the net.

Despite just one goal being scored, both teams had plenty of opportunities.  The Bearcats held a 15-11 edge in shots overall and an 8-6 advantage in shots-on-goal.

Stephanie Heines led the Lions (2-5, 0-3 MIAA) with three shots.  Andrea Tritz and Kelsey Sanders each had four shots to pace the Bearcats (6-1, 2-1 MIAA).

Randi Russell stopped seven shots for the Lions, while Kira Lazenby recorded six saves for the Bearcats.

The Lions will remain at home and host Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 19).  The match is scheduled for noon at Hal Bodon Field.