UMSL Tritons weekly roundup for April 17-23
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.
The UMSL baseball team picked up five more victories last week, including a sweep of Maryville University (Town and Country, Mo.) before taking three of four games at the University of Illinois Springfield. Sophomore Justin Lois finished with 11 hits, while Trevor Nathanson tallied 10 hits, including three doubles and a homerun. UMSL, which has won 14 of its last 16 games, stands at 22-17 overall, including 14-12 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference.
The UMSL women’s golf team placed second at the University of Illinois Springfield Spring Invitational, held Saturday and Sunday. The Tritons entered the final round in third place, but carded a tournament field best 308 on the final 18 holes to move into second place. Sophomore Daniela Viotti tied for fourth individually with a 156, which included a 72 on Sunday.
The UMSL softball team saw its season come to an end last weekend. The Tritons were swept at the University of Illinois Springfield on Saturday before splitting the season finale at Quincy on Sunday. Freshman Brianna Butler paced the offense with eight hits, six RBIs and a .533 batting average. Senior Erin Driskell set a new single season record for stolen bases earlier in the week and on Saturday tied the career mark of 45. UMSL ends its season at 27-25, including 16-18 in the GLVC.
The UMSL women’s tennis team saw its season come to an end with a 5-2 loss to Northern Kentucky University (Highland Heights) in quarterfinal round action of the GLVC Tournament last Friday. Sophomore Louisa Werner posted wins at No. 1 singles and doubles. The Tritons finish with a 9-7 record.
The UMSL men’s tennis team lost a 5-0 decision to No. 36 ranked Northern Kentucky University last Friday in quarterfinal round action of the GLVC Tournament to end its season. The Tritons finish with a 10-8 mark.
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