PHOTO GALLERY: Mizzou women's soccer wins Big 12 regular season championship

Sunday, October 25, 2009 | 8:16 p.m. CDT; updated 8:33 p.m. CDT, Sunday, October 25, 2009
Missouri women's soccer players, from left, Kendra Collins, Alysha Bonnick and Bree Thorton celebrate after winning the Big 12 regular season championship on Sunday.

COLUMBIA — The Missouri women's soccer team refused to relent against Nebraska on Sunday. Up 2-0 at halftime, the team continued to put on the pressure, scoring three goals in the second half en-route to the program's first Big 12 regular season championship. Alysha Bonnick led the way for the Tigers, scoring two goals in the second half.

The conference championship is the first for the program and only the second Big 12 regular season conference title for any Missouri team since women’s softball took it in 1997.



Senior midfielder Bree Thorton drives the ball down the field during Missouri's game against the Nebraska on Sunday.
Kendra Collins, a sophomore forward for the Tigers, dribbles the ball past her opponent Sunday. The Missouri Tigers defeated the Nebraska Cornhuskers 5-0 to win the Big 12 championship.
Senior defender Crystal Wagner dribbles the ball away from a Nebraska opponent.
The Missouri women's soccer team hoists the Big 12 championship trophy Sunday.

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