Millie Kingsbury scores her first career goal, but Bears' comeback falls short, 3-2. MSU to rematch at UNI Sunday in opening round of MVC Tournament.
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Missouri State held the Jayhawks to just one shot on goal in the match
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The Bears midfield has a plethora of depth and versatility, giving head coach Rob Brewer flexibility with matchups.
At Missouri State: Kingsbury is expected to compete for starting time at midfield after considerable playing time as a freshman.
2013: Kingsbury played in all 19 matches as a freshman, receiving the starting nod in eight games. She had eight shots on the season, including two stretches of three-straight matches with at least one shot taken. At Evansville (10/12), she recorded her first shot on goal while taking a season-high two shots.
Background: Kingsbury played midfield at Oak Park, starting and lettering all four seasons. Her final year at OPHS, she scored 11 goals and added eight assists en route to all-conference and all-district first team honors. Her team voted her Miss Oak Park Soccer and Midfield MVP as a senior. As a junior, she scored 15 goals and added 13 assists en route to all-conference first team and all-district honorable mention accolades. Her sophomore year, she scored six goals and eight assists and was named the team's Midfielder of the Year. She registered 11 assists as a freshman, earning all-conference honorable mention honors. She led her club team to the Missouri State Cup Title in 2012. Kingsbury is also a talented tennis player, helping Oak Park go 39-1 over three seasons.
Personal: Kingsbury is the daughter of John and Pamela Kingsbury and was born December 23, 1994. Her father, John, played basketball at Missouri State during the 1961-62 season. She is undecided on a major at Missouri State.