Senior Kelly Carter went out with a bang in her last two games as a UMSL Triton scoring a career-high 26 points while leading the team to a win in its last regular-season contest before netting 21 points in the season-ending conference tournament opener. (Photo by Danny Reise)

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 closed out the regular season with a 77-53 victory against Maryville University (Town and Country, Mo.) last Thursday. The Tritons, which now stand at 18-8 overall, finished the Great Lakes Valley Conference slate with a West Division best 13-5 record. Senior Troy Long scored 22 points in the win, while UMSL outscored its guests, 40-12, in the second half.

The UMSL women’s basketball team ended the regular season with a 75-59 loss to Maryville University last Thursday and turned around three days later to face the Saints in first round action of the GLVC Tournament, where Maryville posted a 75-61 victory. Senior Kelly Carter scored a career-high 26 points in the regular season contest, before netting 21 points in the conference tournament game. UMSL finishes its season with a 10-17 mark, including a 5-13 league record.

The UMSL softball team went 4-2 at the Arkansas-Monticello Quad-State Classic last weekend in Bentonville. The Tritons began tournament action with an impressive 12-11 victory over No. 19 ranked Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph), battling back from a 10-3 deficit in the sixth inning. The Tritons also picked up wins over Missouri Southern State University (Joplin) (2-1), Lincoln University (Jefferson City, Mo.) (9-0) and Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar, Mo.) (5-3). Freshman Jena Boudreau went 2-0 in the circle with a save for UMSL while fellow freshman Madison Zbaraschuk batted .556 with 10 hits, including a home run, two doubles and a triple. UMSL is now 5-5 overall.

The UMSL men’s tennis team opened the spring portion of its schedule at the Principia Tournament last Friday and Saturday in Elsah, Ill. The Tritons posted a 13-7 record in singles action with freshmen Nils Mueggenburg, Harry Heyburn and Tim McLarty all going 3-0. In doubles action, UMSL went 6-3, which included a 3-0 performance at No. 1 by Mueggenburg and McLarty.

The UMSL men’s golf team opened its spring schedule at the New Orleans Mardi Gras Invitational this week. After Monday’s first two rounds, the Tritons sat in a tie for 10th place in the 15-team field, which includes seven teams ranked in the NCAA Division II Top 25, along with three other teams, including UMSL, that are receiving votes. Sophomore Joe Atkisson was the top individual performer for the Tritons, carding a 151 (79-72) in his first two rounds to tie for 27th place. The final 18 holes were being played today.

Mary Ann Mitchell

Mary Ann Mitchell

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Members of the Spring 2024 graduating class of the University of Missouri–St. Louis play Jenga during the annual New Grad Bash on Thursday.