The 15th Missouri Tiger soccer team (15-5-1. 7-3-0) won the Big 12 Tournament Championship on Sunday with a 1-0 win over No. 10 Colorado (14-4-4, 6-2-2) at Blossom Soccer Complex in San Antonio.
Senior captain Mo Redmond scored in the sixth minute and the defense held off a Buffalo charge to earn the program’s first ever conference crown. They’ll find their spot in the NCAA field of 64 tonight at 7pm on ESPNews.
Junior goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore recorded two saves to extend her single season record in shutouts to nine, and the team recorded their 11th shutout in 21 games this season.
Sophomore Alysha Bonnick was named the tournament’s offensive MVP while Dittamore earned defensive MVP honors. Along with Redmond, junior Meghan Pfeiffer and senior Kat Tarr were named to the 2008 Big 12 All-Tournament team.