COLUMBIA, Mo. — Inside Missouri kicker Harrison Mevis’ Columbia house, the place is so as.
The loos are clear, the beds are made and nothing is misplaced. When Tina and Tracy Mevis visited their youngest of two sons earlier this yr, they stated it was a reasonably stark distinction from what they had been anticipating from their school sophomore.
“If you go there, his home is immaculate,” Tina Mevis stated. “His home is ideal, just about excellent.”
It’s that very same group and focus that Mevis has with each kick on the soccer area. The second-year beginning kicker for Missouri has but to overlook an additional level and has made 13 consecutive area targets relationship to final yr. He’s nearly the one surehanded piece on a Missouri soccer staff that’s 2-2.
He practically saved the Tigers after drilling a career-long 56-yard area objective as time expired in opposition to Boston School on Saturday to ship the sport into additional time.
“I simply wished to present my staff a chance to go win the sport,” stated Mevis, who snuck the ball simply above the crossbar and inside the fitting upright. “That’s all I used to be centered on. I simply wished to win.”
However the Tigers fell 41-34.
Rising up in Warsaw, Indiana, the Mevis boys, Andrew and Harrison, performed aggressive soccer. Through the hour-and-a-half drive to Indianapolis for soccer observe, Harrison was quiet within the backseat finding out goalkeepers. He was fascinated by their stats and watched movies of penalty kicks.