The University of Missouri–St. Louis bounced back from a 3-0 loss at No. 18 ranked Truman State on Friday night to post a 3-0 victory at Quincy on Saturday. Senior Chelsea Burkle averaged 4.17 kills per set in the two matches to pace the offense. UMSL (9-6, 5-2 Great Lakes Valley Conference) will host Lindenwood Tuesday night in a nonconference contest before returning to the road in GLVC play, traveling to Drury on Friday night and Missouri S&T on Saturday.
The UMSL Tritons posted a 2-1 victory over No. 4 ranked Drury on Friday night behind goals from sophomores Tyler Collico and Nick Cherry, but suffered a 2-1 overtime loss to Missouri S&T on Sunday. Senior Matt Burrus had the UMSL goal in that game. The Tritons (4-6, 3-5 GLVC) will travel to William Jewell on Friday night before a contest at Rockhurst on Sunday.
UMSL posted a 1-1 double overtime tie against Drury on Friday night before dropping a 1-0 decision to Missouri S&T on Sunday. In the tie against the Panthers, sophomore Haley Larson headed in a goal, while senior Kaitlyn Smugala recorded a career-high 10 saves in goal. The Tritons (4-5-1, 2-5-1 GLVC) are at William Jewell on Friday and at Rockhurst on Sunday.
UMSL was idle last weekend, but returns to action this weekend to host the Oak Terrace Fall Invitational in Pana, Ill., to close out the fall portion of its schedule.
The Tritons are in sunny Florida for the Guy Harvey Invitational today and tomorrow, hosted by Nova Southeastern.