Emporia State soccer win first MIAA Championship

Emporia State Hornets

Courtesy of Emporia State Athletics

WARRENSBURG, MO (KSNT) — Senior midfielder Aislinn Hughes’ 57th minute goal proved to be the difference between a conference tournament win and loss as Emporia State soccer defeated Central Missouri 1-0 Sunday.

The Hornets held off the Jennies in way on collected their first MIAA Championship in the 20-year history of the program. In the match, Emporia State outshot Central Missouri 27-12 with a 10-3 shot on goal differential.

The team finished the regular season 18-2-1 and secured an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. They will figure out where they play Monday during the NCAA Selection Show at 5 p.m.

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December 31 2021 11:59 pm