UMSL Tritons weekly roundup for Oct.4-10
Each week, the Department of Athletics at the University of Missouri–St. Louis compiles a roundup of how the various UMSL Tritons teams have fared. For an up-to-date look at each Tritons team, visit the individual team websites below.
UMSL shot a school record 297 in the first round of its own Tritons Invitational Monday (Oct. 10) to lead the field of 13 teams. Junior Shweta Galande carded a 70 and is in second place individually. The final 18 holes are played this morning (Oct. 11).
UMSL carded a first round score of 313 to sit in a tie for sixth place at the Great Lakes Regional No. 2, hosted by the Tritons. Individually, the Tritons are led by junior John Neis, who shot a 76 and is tied for 20th place. The final 18 holes are being played this morning (Oct. 11).
The Tritons volleyball squad went 2-1 last week with wins at McKendree University (Lebanon, Ill.) (3-1) and at Saint Joseph’s College (Rensselaer, Ind.) (3-0). The lone loss came at No. 23 University of Indianapolis. Despite the setback, senior Weslie Gaff notched her 1,000th career kill, becoming just the sixth player in program history to do so. UMSL is now 12-6 overall and 7-4 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
The UMSL men’s soccer team suffered a pair of GLVC road losses last weekend, a 4-1 setback at William Jewell College (Liberty, Mo.) and a 2-0 defeat at No. 23 Rockhurst University (Kansas City, Mo.). UMSL now stands at 5-4-3 overall and 4-4-2- in the GLVC.
UMSL garnered a 1-0 victory at William Jewell College last Friday behind a Kelly Muesenfechter goal. Muesenfechter added another goal on Sunday at Rockhurst University, but the host Hawks scored twice to hand the Tritons a 2-1 loss. UMSL now stands at 5-6 overall and 4-5 in the GLVC.
The UMSL women’s tennis team had a successful outing at the 6th Annual Hinds-Kellogg Classic, hosted by Western Illinois University (Macomb) last Friday-Saturday. The Tritons had top finishers in six of seven singles brackets and two of three doubles brackets, including freshman Leanne Cantalupo who led all UMSL singles competitors with a runner-up finish at No. 2.
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