Mizzou drops a nail-biter to #15 Lindenwood

Coach Keith Euker had words of praise for the Tigers for a hard-fought, well-played game, one of the best MU has played against Lindenwood.

Ryan Turnquist
Ryan Turnquist beats the defender on his way to the goal for one of his two goals of the day.

It was a close game, with both teams going nearly goal-for-goal through the first half. At the half Lindenwood was up by one goal, 4-3. The score remained close going into the fourth quarter, with Lindenwood up 6-4.

The Tigers scored just 43 seconds into the fourth, bringing the score to 6-5. Lindewood scored again at the 4:40 mark and again at 8:01 to take a 8-5 lead. Down 9-5 with 2:31 to play, the Tigers rallied and were able to score twice.

Troy Clesen (#26) and Ryan Turnquist (#20) had two goals and two assists each. Ryan McKibben (#12) also scored twice and Cory Kaufman (#9) contributed one goal and one assist.