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Soccer Drops Road Match in Nashville, 1-0

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NASHVILLE – The University of Missouri soccer team dropped a road game at Vanderbilt, 1-0, Friday, Oct. 13. Mizzou (5-6-3) was outshot in the contest, 14-7, while the Commodores (8-4-3) earned nine corners to the Tigers’ three. (8-4-3)


The action was back and forth as both teams earned a shot on goal in the first 15 minutes of the game. Vanderbilt would earn three corners and five shots through the first half as redshirt sophomore Bella Hollenbach tallied two saves. Both shots for Mizzou in the beginning stanza came off the foot of freshman Brianna Buels. Still, the game remained tied entering halftime.

Vanderbilt continued to pressure as the second half began, totaling nine shots in the half. In the 78th minute, sophomore Mallory McGuire had Mizzou’s best opportunity of the night, but the Commodore keeper made the point-blank save. McGuire continued to be a spark for Missouri, but Vanderbilt scored first in the game in the 88th minute off the team’s ninth corner. The Tigers could not counter and dropped the road contest, 1-0.


  • The Tiger’s all-time record against Vanderbilt moves to 6-6-2 with the loss, marking the third consecutive win for the Commodores in the series.
  • Buels totaled three shots in the game, the most for the freshman since the Missouri State game on Sept. 10. Additionally, her career-high in a match was six against Omaha on Aug. 24.
  • Hollenbach finished the night with four saves, marking the seventh time this season the keeper has earned four or more.


Mizzou returns to Columbia before Homecoming weekend against Tennessee on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. CT. Following the clash with the Volunteers, the Tigers will take their final regular season trip to No. 17 Kentucky on Sunday, Oct. 22. The contest with the Wildcats will kick off at noon CT inside the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex. 


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