MO State HS Sports

Cougars Face Patriots in Non-Conference Action

matthew cessna, zach baker

Columbia, Mo. – The Cougars of Columbia College played host to the #5-ranked Patriots of the University of the Cumberlands tonight in non-conference action. 

The Patriots came into the contest riding a six game winning streak that included wins over three ranked teams. 

The Cougars got on the board first with a goal from Kai Garriock that was assisted by Drake Morrissey. 

Seven minutes later, Zach Baker assisted Matthew Cessna on Columbia’s second goal, extending their lead to 2-0. 

The Patriots responded quickly with three goals at the end of the first to lead 3-2 heading into the second quarter. 

From there, Cumberlands continued to push their offensive prowess as they would play to a 17-3 win over Columbia. 

Stat Leaders:

  • Goals: Matthew Cessna (1), Kai Garriock (1), Fletcher Wood (1)
  • Assists: Zach Baker (2), Drake Morrissey (1)
  • GB: Zach Baker (3), Colby Adelsberger (2), Caden Blevins (2)
  • Saves: Bryce Peltier (17)

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics