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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

Sept. 15, 2007

Bearcats Limit Lions to Single Goal in Loss

JOPLIN, Mo. - (Box Score) Northwest Missouri State soccer limited Missouri Southern to a single goal and only four shots on goal in a 1-0 loss to the Lions today at Hal Boden Field.

The Bearcats drop to 0-5 and 0-2 in MIAA play while Missouri Southern improves to 5-1-1 and 2-1 in the conference.

Nikki Llewellyn scored the lone goal for either team in the 24th minute, her fifth of the season, off an assist from Megan Walker.

Amanda Deml led both teams with three shots. Andrea Freeman used her first career shot to end the game as the only Bearcat with a shot on goal. Lauren Hodgson made three saves for Northwest.

Northwest begins a five-game home stretch on Sept. 18, welcoming Wayne (Neb.) State for a 4 p.m. game at Bearcat Pitch. The game was originally set for Sept. 2 before a medical condition among Wayne State players forced the postponement.

Individual Notes

  • Deml stands 10th in career shot records with 60. She needs 10 more shots to move into ninth.
  • Lauren Hodgson stands seventh in career saves with 20. She needs four more to move into sixth.

Team Notes

  • Northwest limited Missouri Southern to four shots on goal, the lowest by an opponent since Oct. 4, 2006 (4 by Missouri Western).
  • The one goal allowed by the Bearcats were the fewest allowed at Missouri Southern since the 2004 meeting (Oct. 27, 2004).

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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