Lady Vols victorious against Missouri in overtime


Tennessee’s soccer team captured a Southeastern Conference victory Sunday afternoon.

The No. 21 Lady Vols came from behind to notch a 2-1 overtime win over Missouri at Walton Stadium in Columbia.

It was Tennessee’s second consecutive SEC overtime win. The Lady Vols defeated Auburn in overtime, 2-1, on Sept. 23 at Regal Soccer Stadium.

Missouri (4-6-0, 0-3-0 SEC) scored first when Milena Fischer tallied her fifth goal during the 2021 campaign in the ninth minute of the match.

The Lady Vols (9-1-0, 2-1-0 SEC) answered in the 17th minute when Jaida Thomas scored the equalizer, her fifth goal of the season. Taylor Huff was credited with an assist on the game-tying marker.

UT outshot the Tigers, 17-6, and had seven of its scoring chances land on goal.

Hannah Zaluski scored in the 106th minute for the game-winner. Mackenzie George assisted on the final goal of the match.

Lady Vols’ goalkeeper Lindsey Romig recorded two saves in the contest.



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