UMSL Tritons weekly rewind
The University of Missouri–St. Louis defeated Hillsdale (3-1) and Ohio Dominican (3-2), while falling to No. 15 ranked Ferris State (3-0) at the GLVC/GLIAC Crossover in Aurora, Ill. In the victory over Hillsdale, the UMSL Tritons recorded 57 kills as a team with junior Hannah Miller leading the team with 12 kills and three blocks, while hitting .500. Junior Lindsay Meyer dished out 41 assists, while senior Emily Bragaw tallied 21 digs. UMSL then served up 11 service aces in the victory against Ohio Dominican, including six from Miller, who also finished with 11 kills. The Tritons (12-7, 7-4 GLVC) will travel to Indianapolis and St. Joseph’s, Friday and Saturday, respectively, to wrap up a seven-match road swing.
UMSL bounced back to defeat St. Joseph’s, 3-0, on Sunday after suffering a 3-0 loss Indianapolis on Friday night. Junior Jon Huelsman scored two goals in the win over the Pumas, while freshman Nathan Dryer added his first collegiate goal. Defensively, senior goalkeeper Nick Lenkman recorded two saves at St. Joe’s and helped UMSL to its fifth shutout of the year. UMSL (10-3-1, 9-3 GLVC) will travel to Truman State on Friday in its final regular season road contest of the season, before returning home Sunday to face Quincy on Senior Day.
UMSL defeated Saint Joseph’s, 3-1, on Sunday after tying Indianapolis, 1-1, in double overtime on Friday. The Tritons scored with three second half goals to defeat the Pumas with juniors Cassie McFadden, Jen Eaton and Katie Rapisardo all finding the back of the net to ensure a UMSL victory. Eaton also scored at UIndy, with her goal ending a six-game scoring drought for the Tritons. UMSL (6-7-1, 4-7-1 GLVC) will travel to Truman State on Friday in its final road contest of the season, before returning home Sunday to face Quincy on Senior Day.
UMSL placed second in its own Midwest Regional at Glen Echo CC, paced by fourth place finishes from sophomore Matt Barry and junior Anthony Cope. Both players carded a 145, while Barry shot a career best, including a career-low round of 69 in his opening 18. The Tritons are back on the course today and tomorrow at the TVA Credit Union Classic, hosted by North Alabama.
The UMSL men posted three runner-up finishes on Saturday at the Lindenwood Triangular, which also included Lewis in addition to the host Lions. Freshman Felix Kusnierz placed second in the 200-yard freestyle, while freshman Matt Borges placed second in the 200-yard IM. Freshman Fernando Robledo placed second in the 100-yard freestyle. The women’s team also competed at Lindenwood in a quad, which also included Lewis and Maryville. Both Triton teams return to the pool Nov. 1 in another quad hosted by Lindenwood.
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