Mizzou soccer tops Vanderbilt 2-1 on senior night
COLUMBIA - Missouri Women's Soccer edged out Vanderbilt 2-1 Friday night at home. Friday night's contest was senior night but freshman Sarah Luebbert claimned the spotlight with her two scores.
Luebbert's eighth and ninth scores of the season added to what had already been a historic season for the Jefferson City product. Her 21 points on the season are the most for a Mizzou player since 2010. She also ranks third on the all-time freshman goal list.
Her first score came in the 14th minute when she maneuvered around a Commodore deffender and put a strike on from the left side of the box. Vandy's lone goal came on a penalty kick in the 52nd minute. Kaylann Boyd made the most of the oppriotunity, netting the ball to the left of Missouri's sophomore keeper.
Luebbert regained the lead for the Tigers in the 59th minute on an assist from Kaitlyn Clark. Mizzou rode that lead to a 2-1 win, improving them to 10-4-1 overall.
Vanderbilt's loss comes at the hands of their offense as they were outshot by missouri 19-5. The Commodore Keeper Lauren Demarchi did chip in six saves, but the two that she let by her were enough to drop them to 8-6-1 on the season.
Missouri's next game will be against the Arkansas Razorbacks on the road Thursday, Oct. 20.