Cougar Men Shut Out Owls; Move Up in NAIA Top 25

5 years 2 months 1 week ago Tuesday, October 09 2012 Oct 9, 2012 Tuesday, October 09, 2012 9:18:00 PM CDT October 09, 2012 in Sports

FULTON, MO -- The Cougar men's soccer team defeated William Woods University 1-0 Tuesday night in a key American Midwest Conference (AMC) game. With the win, Columbia improves to 11-0-3 on the year and 5-0-1 in AMC games. The Owls fall to 9-5 on the season and 3-1 in conference play.

Neither side was able to get on the scoreboard until Columbia's Marko Paunovic netted a goal in the 56th minute to put the Cougars up 1-0. Columbia was able to hold off the Owls for the remainder of the game to earn the shutout and move atop the AMC standings.

Junior Matt McKenna recorded the win in goal for Columbia, posting three saves in the shutout victory. William Woods posted eight shots (three on-goal) for the match, compared to nine shots (four on-goal) on the night for the Cougars.

In the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll released today, Columbia accumulated 448 points and moved up from No. 8 to No. 7 overall.

Rio Grande University and Lindsey Wilson College remained No. 1 and 2 respectively, with the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Concordia University, and Belhaven University rounding out the top five.

Rafael Ramos and Matt McKenna claimed AMC Offensive and Defensive Men's Soccer Player of the Week for their efforts last week. Ramos, a junior forward from Sao Paulo, Brazil, figured prominently in both of Columbia's victories last week, which came in AMC play against Hannibal-LaGrange University and Dordt College in non-conference action. Ramos opened his week by netting the game winner in the Cougars' 1-0 win against Hannibal. He followed that with a goal in Columbia's 2-1 victory at home against Dordt.

McKenna, a junior keeper, earned both victories in goal for Columbia last week. Helped by a strong defensive effort, McKenna made three saves in the 1-0 shutout win against Hannibal-LaGrange. Matt followed that with a two-save effort in the 2-1 victory against Dordt College. The two victories helped Columbia move to 10-0-3 overall and 4-0-1 in AMC play.

The Cougars return home on Friday, October 12th for another AMC match-up with Harris-Stowe State University. Kick-off is set for 7:00 p.m. at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.

 

More News

Grid
List
FULTON - An Osage Beach man pleaded guilty on Monday to four counts of statutory rape, after being charged with as... More >>
53 minutes ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 3:53:00 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
BOONE COUNTY - Prosecutors charged a Columbia man with resisting arrest after he allegedly led them on a high-speed chase.... More >>
1 hour ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 3:13:41 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA- Columbia Parks and Recreation in conjunction with GetAbout Columbia is introducing its new CoMO Bike Co-op, with a strong... More >>
2 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 2:44:00 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
AUDRAIN COUNTY - Investigators want the public's help in gathering information about the death of Antonio Jefferson , who was... More >>
2 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 2:31:00 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
DUPONT, Wash. (AP) - A U.S. official says the Amtrak train derailment that happened outside of Seattle has killed at... More >>
3 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 1:04:00 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
HOWARD COUNTY - One woman died following a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning on Highway 5. According to the Missouri... More >>
4 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 12:41:28 PM CST December 18, 2017 in News
MEXICO - Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a shooting over the weekend which left one person... More >>
4 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 11:56:00 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A 47-year-old woman is listed in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound to the head late... More >>
5 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 11:02:00 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - MU police officers arrested a man on Sunday after finding drugs and a modified gun during a traffic... More >>
5 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 10:52:28 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
BRANSON WEST (AP) - Authorities say two people from Kansas have died in a small plane crash in southwest Missouri.... More >>
6 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 10:19:00 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - Police arrested a man Sunday night on several warrants, including one connected to a shots fired incident in... More >>
7 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 9:31:00 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
UPDATE (3:23 p.m) One employee at the Gates Rubber Corporation suffered minor burns from the fire, according to a press... More >>
13 hours ago Monday, December 18 2017 Dec 18, 2017 Monday, December 18, 2017 3:12:00 AM CST December 18, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - Power was restored to 1,922 Columbia customers, according to Columbia Water & Light. The outage affected customers... More >>
18 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 10:35:00 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) — A Cape Girardeau man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison for shooting... More >>
20 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 8:00:30 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
COLUMBIA - Three years after picking up a disc for the first time, Cynthia Riccotti is thriving in her quest... More >>
22 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 6:25:00 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
TIPTON - A family is trying to recover after losing everything in a house fire, and with help from the... More >>
23 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 5:20:00 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
BOONE COUNTY - A boil advisory is in affect for Water Supply District No. 10 in Boone County. According... More >>
23 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 5:18:00 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
CAMDEN COUNTY - A Kansas City woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal car crash in Camden County... More >>
23 hours ago Sunday, December 17 2017 Dec 17, 2017 Sunday, December 17, 2017 4:48:00 PM CST December 17, 2017 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 51°
5pm 49°
6pm 47°
7pm 45°
8pm 45°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

4:30p
Jeopardy!
5:00p
KOMU 8 News @ 5
5:30p
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt
4:30p
The Goldbergs
5:00p
American Dad!
5:30p
American Dad!

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
The Voice
9:01p
Ellen's Game of Games
7:00p
Popstar's Best of 2017
8:00p
The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors 2017
9:00p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld