UMSL Tritons weekly rewind
UMSL went 3-1 last weekend on a four-game road trip to the western part of the state. The Tritons swept William Jewell on Friday (14-3 and 5-0) before splitting with Rockhurst (L, 6-2; W, 2-1) on Saturday. Senior Alex Stupek recorded five hits, including two triples and a home run, and became the program’s all-time career hits leader. Stupek now has 238 hits during her four-year career. The Tritons (24-10, 6-4 GLVC) wrap up a 10-game roadswing on Tuesday at Maryville before returning home Saturday to host Truman State. UMSL will play a doubleheader at Quincy on Sunday.
The Tritons went 1-4 last week, dropping a midweek game to Harris-Stowe before losing three of four in a Great Lakes Valley Conference series against co-West Division leader William Jewell. Of its four losses, three were by one run. Junior Jake Morsch recorded a team-best eight hits on the week, while junior Jacob Monti tallied six hits, six RBIs and scored six runs. UMSL (9-15, 3-5 GLVC) closes out a 10-game homestand on Tuesday, hosting Indianapolis in a nonconference game, before traveling to Quincy on Saturday and Sunday for a four-game GLVC series.
UMSL went 3-0 last week, earning a 7-2 road win at Washburn before closing out its home schedule with GLVC wins over Quincy (8-1) and Truman State (9-0). Graduate students Kristine Lindal and Carlota Trevino went 3-0 in doubles, including an 8-4 victory over Washburn’s seventh-ranked duo in the No. 1 doubles match. The Tritons (11-0, 3-0 GLVC) will play at No. 14 ranked Drury on Friday.
The Tritons went 2-1 last week. After dropping an 8-1 decision at No. 35 ranked Washburn during the week, they returned home to open GLVC play with wins over Quincy (8-1) and Truman State (8-1). Freshman Ben Kasprzak won both his singles and doubles matches against GLVC opponents. UMSL (6-2, 2-0 GLVC) is at Lindenwood on Wednesday and at No. 17 ranked Drury on Friday.
For the second straight week, the Tritons broke the program’s 54-hole record, this time turning in a combined score of 911 (306-299-306) Saturday and Sunday at the Bradley Invitational. UMSL placed third in an 11-team field loaded with NCAA Division I squads. Individually, sophomore Maxi Roth carded a total 226, the second-best individual 54-hole score in program history, and tied for ninth. The Tritons are back on the course Sunday and Monday, hosting the UMSL Spring Invitational at Norwood Hills Country Club.
UMSL finished ninth last Monday and Tuesday at the North Alabama Spring Classic. Junior Markus Lindberg turned in a 216 (72-73-71) to lead the Tritons and tied for 10th place overall. UMSL carded an 889 (292-296-301). The Tritons are at the Argonaut Invitational today and tomorrow.
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