Missouri topples Cal State Northridge, 3-1

By Greg Dailey, KBIA Sports
CORRECTIONS: A Cal State Northridge player was misidentified in a photo. The correct player is Hayley Greep, not Kendall Moskal. Also, Missouri’s Savannah Trujillo was misidentified as Melanie Donaldson in a photo. KBIA regrets these errors. 

Missouri’s Kaysie Clark (9) gets a shot on goal as she avoids Cal State Northridge defender Kendall Moskal (12) on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Walton Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. Clark now has a team-high eighth assists on the year.

Missouri’s Kaysie Clark (9) gets a shot on goal as she avoids Cal State Northridge defender Hayley Greep (27) on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Walton Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. Clark now has a team-high eight assists on the year.

Missouri closed its non-conference schedule Sunday afternoon with a 3-1 victory over Cal State Northridge at Walton Stadium. The Tigers dug themselves

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into an early hole, but were able to score three consecutive goals on their way to a fifth victory on the year. Kaysie Clark and Taylor Grant accounted for two of Missouri’s goals, while the Matadors hurt themselves with an own goal in the 82nd minute.

The Tigers controlled possession throughout the match, and goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein only faced one shot all afternoon. Missouri outshot CSUN 18-5, and had eight shots on goal. Clark increased her team lead in assists to eight after setting up Grant on a corner kick in the 55th minute. Missouri begins SEC play when it hosts LSU Friday at 6:30.

 

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