UMSL Tritons weekly roundup for Nov. 8-14
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. Click on the headings below for an up-to-date look at each Tritons team.
UMSL saw its season end with a 3-0 loss to No. 3 seed Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla) last Friday (Nov. 11) in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament. The sixth-seeded Tritons were held to just .029 hitting, registering 25 kills as a team, while the Lady Miners tallied 42 kills and hit at a .269 clip. Seniors Weslie Gaff and Erin Higgins ended their careers by leading UMSL with seven kills each. The Tritons finish with a 19-10 record.
UMSL went 1-1 to open its season last weekend at the St. Edwards Classic in Austin, Texas. The Tritons lost an 88-79 decision to the host school in the Friday opener before fending off a late rally on Saturday against Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant) to pick up the 85-76 win. Junior Devonna Smith earned tournament Most Valuable Player honors after averaging 17 points, nine rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.5 steals and 2.0 blocks per game in the two contests.
UMSL suffered a pair of losses at the GLVC/Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conferenc Challenge last weekend in Midland, Mich., to open the season. Lake Superior State University (Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan) won Friday’s meeting, 64-53, while Northwood University (Midland, Mich.) posted a 75-71 win over the Tritons on Saturday. Junior Joshua McCoy was the bright spot for UMSL, averaging 19.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 5.0 steals and 3.0 assists per game.
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