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MSSU Women’s Golf Tied for 13th in D2 Central Region Preview | Sports

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Missouri Southern women’s golf team tied for 13th on day one of the Division II Central Region preview Sunday at the Hot Springs Country Club.

The Lions were paced by Maggie Moore, who clocked a 75-over-par in the first round to end the day tied for 17th individual. Moore had a pair of birdies in the round as the Lions collected five birdies as a team.

Also for Southern, Grace Garner shot a 78 to tie for 38th before the final matchday while Hannah Torres shot 81, Kylie Carnes 83 and Lily Allman 86.

Central Missouri delivered a 289 to lead the tag team and finished day one six strokes ahead of Central Oklahoma (295).

Henderson State (298) is in third, followed by Arkansas Tech (300), Arkansas-Monticello (302), Northeastern State (302), Nebraska-Kearney (305), Missouri Western (306), Rogers State (306), Southwest Oklahoma State (308), Oklahoma Baptist (314), Concordia St. Paul (316), MSSU, State of Minnesota (317), Harding (321), Northwestern Oklahoma ( 321), South Arkansas (323), Southwestern Minnesota (326) and South Nazarene (331).

NSU’s Kaylee Petersen and UCO’s Emma Shelley both shot 70 to lead the individual standings at the end of the first round.

The 18-hole final round will be played on Monday.

MSSU SOCCER FALLS IN NEWMAN

WICHITA, Kan. – The MSSU women’s soccer team held a 9-6 advantage in shots and a 7-4 advantage in penalties, but it was Newman who broke the tie without a goal in the second half for clinch a 1-0 victory over Sunday at Wilkins Field.

Southern (2-8-2, 1-4 MIAA) and Newman (1-8-1, 1-4) played a scoreless first half as the Lions outscored the Jets 4-2. Maya Greenquist had two shots in the first half while Tayler Ohu and Banner Williams each have one shot on goal.

In the second half, the deciding goal came in the 59th minute when Newman’s Makenzie Shay found the back of the net to put his team ahead 1-0.

The Lions had three more shooting chances but couldn’t get one against Jets goaltender Jackie Lari, who finished with seven saves.

Williams and Ella Durocher had two shots on goal for MSSU while Greenquist had two shots. Lily Doneghue made three saves in 90 minutes of play.

Southern returns to the game on Friday when he hosts Nebraska-Kearney for a senior night at Hal Bodon Field. Kick-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.