The Missouri S&T women’s soccer team hosted Maryville and UMSL for a pair of GLVC matches over the weekend. The Lady Miners played Maryville to a scoreless draw on Friday, Oct. 13, before earning their first victory of the season in a 2-1 win over UMSL on Sunday.
Missouri S&T's women's soccer played to scoreless draw against Maryville on Friday evening at the S&T Soccer Field. The Lady Miners outshot the Saints (7-3-3, 6-2-3 GLVC) in the contest 23-16 but each side had eight shots on goal.
Each side took six shots in the opening 45 but S&T put three of theirs on goal compared to two for Maryville. The Lady Miners dominated the stat sheet in the second half outshooting Maryville 16-6 and had a 5-3 edge in shots on goal but were unable to get anything past the Saints keeper.
Maryville outshot S&T 4-1 in the two overtime periods and Liz Carrano (Gurnee, Ill./Warren Township) made three big saves in goal including two in the second overtime to keep the game tied.
Mikaela Mockenhaupt (Oswego, Ill./Oswego), Kayla Foster (Sand Springs, Okla./Charles Page) and Madison Morris (Tulsa, Okla./Edison) combined to take 14 of the Lady Miner shots in the contest with five of those being on goal. Carrano finished the evening making eight saves to pick up her first career shutout.The Missouri S&T Lady Miners picked up its first win of the season defeating the Missouri-St. Louis Tritons 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in Rolla. The Lady Miners (1-11-1, 1-9-1) took a two goal lead but had to hold on in the final minutes to secure the win.
S&T got on the board first in the 18th minute. Chayse Richardson (Collinsville, IL/Collinsville) sent a long throw-in into the box that hit off the back of an UMSL (4-7-3, 3-7-2 GLVC) defender and went into the goal for an own goal. The Lady Miners nearly had another goal a couple of minutes but was waved off due to a foul.
S&T extended its lead in the 67th minute scoring off a corner kick. Richardson served the ball in front of the goal and a Triton defender tried to clear but it bounced right to Mikaela Mockenhaupt (Oswego, Ill./Oswego) who knocked it in from about six yards out.
UMSL got one of those goals back with 10:55 left in the game when Emily Mosier headed home a free kick from Jordyn White right in front of the goal. The Tritons nearly tied it in the 84th minute when a long distance shot from Taylor Andert banged off the crossbar.
The Lady Miners were outshot in the contest 7-6 but both sides had five shots on goal. S&T also had the edge in corner kicks 5-4.
The Lady Miners begin their final road trip of the season on Friday at McKendree beginning at 5 p.m.