MU soccer team readies for season-opener against Illinois

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 | 7:53 p.m. CDT; updated 7:26 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

COLUMBIA — As the day neared its end and the Missouri soccer team’s season neared its beginning, the intensity of practice at Walton Stadium ascended to new heights. Players worked through drills and goalkeepers threw their bodies in front of shots.