Senior Alix Opfer scores in each half as Missouri State takes season opener at Idaho State, 2-1.
Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
Alix Opfer and Lauren Fussell score goals in MSU's semifinal defeat to Illinois State
Bears drop a 3-0 decision to visiting Arkansas to wrap up four-match home stand.
A perennial strength for Missouri State, the Bears defense will look to replace a pair of seniors on the backline.
2015: Tallerine started all 17 matches at center back playing 1,552 minutes, the most by a field player in 2015. She recorded her first career point with an assist on the game-winning goal in the season-opener at Idaho State (8/21). Tallerine played every minute in each of the final 12 matches of the season. She fired four shots on the year with one on frame. She aided the Bears in recording three clean sheets on the season.
2014: Tallerine started 13 of the 15 matches she appeared in for the Bears in 2014. She took one shot in the match versus UALR (9/19). Tallerine played 1,131 minutes on the season including all 110 in the overtime draw with Evansville (10/11).
2013: Tallerine appeared in four matches. She played a season-high 50 minutes at Oklahoma State (10/20).
Background: Tallerine played one season at Klein Collins High before playing exclusively for a pair of teams at Challenge SC for her final three prep seasons, one of which was the Elite Clubs National League team. As a senior, she helped Challenge SC ECNL team to a top-six finish in the Texas Conference before advancing to the ECNL Finals. During her sophomore season with Challenge SC, she was instrumental in her team winning the Disney Showcase. As a freshman, she earned all-district honors at KCHS. During that freshman year, she also aided her club team in capturing the South Texas President’s Cup for the second-straight year.
Personal: Tallerine is the daughter of Richard and Tanya Tallerine and was born March 27, 1995. She is majoring in dietetics at Missouri State.