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Griffons see positives in road trip losses

September 29, 2015 No Comments

Trent Pickett

The Griffons played close with a pair of top-10 regional teams and plan to keep the positive vibes rolling. Western made its way to Oklahoma this weekend, but returned without a victory. The Griffons faced both Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State during their stint in Oklahoma. Although both games were close, they could not find the back of the net […]

Gant named MIAA Defensive Athlete of the Week

September 22, 2015 No Comments

Michael Penn

Defender Taylor Gant’s stingy defense against Lindenwood earned her MIAA Defensive Athlete of the Week for the second time in her career. Gant and the Griffons only allowed the Lions to score one goal on 14 shots. For the season, Western has only allowed 46 shot attempts with just 27 on goal. Western has only […]

From Minnesota to Missouri, Lyle shines

September 22, 2015 No Comments

Trent Pickett

Although some transitioning from her hometown of Duluth, Minn., was required, Sarah Lyle has made herself at home at Missouri Western. The stand-out goalkeeper found her way to Missouri Western from Duluth East High School in Duluth, Minn. At Duluth East High School, Lyle compiled quite the resume. She was not only named a captain, but was […]

Soccer firing on all cylinders

September 21, 2015 No Comments

Jon Dykstra

Griffon soccer is off to an outstanding start in its young season. Western defeated Lindenwood Sunday afternoon 2-1 in their last tune-up before their conference season begins on Friday against Central Oklahoma. “The second season starts Friday in Edmond and we’ve got to be ready to bring it,” Griffon coach Chad Edwards said. Hosting the […]

Griffons victorious over Harding

September 8, 2015 No Comments

Trent Pickett

The Griffons began their season with consecutive victories, defeating Harding University 2-1. Western once again brought the offensive attack. With the use of 23 shots, 13 on goal, the Griffons found the net twice. Both goals were scored by midfielder Bridget Blessie, which already matches her previous season total. However, it was a total team […]

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