Lions Soccer falls 1-0 to Truman

Kirksville, Mo. - The Missouri Southern Women's Soccer team traveled to Kirksville to take on the Truman State University Bulldogs and the Lions came up short, 1-0, as Bulldog forward Olivia Hayes capitalized on a defensive turnover to score the lone goal of the game.

The Lions were led by junior midfielder Shannon Kuhn, who tallied three shots, and junior forward Lindi Spilchen, who recorded another two.  Southern was out shot 13-10 for the game and 5-2 in shots on goal.

Junior goalkeeper Randi Russell notched another impressive game in the net stopping four of the five Truman shots on the day.

Missouri Southern falls to 3-6-4 overall and 3-4-4 in the MIAA.  The Lions will be in action next on Oct. 23 at Hal Bodon Field in Joplin as they welcome the second ranked and MIAA leading Jennies of Central Missouri to town.  That kickoff is scheduled for 1pm.