UMSL women's basketball sophomore Jordan Fletcher posted back-to-back double-doubles, averaging 17.0 points and 13.0 rebounds per game.

UMSL women’s basketball sophomore Jordan Fletcher posted back-to-back double-doubles, averaging 17.0 points and 13.0 rebounds per game.

Men’s Basketball
The Tritons went 2-0 at home last weekend, picking up their first pair of GLVC victories with wins over William Jewell (68-51) and Rockhurst (75-62) last Thursday and Saturday, respectively. Redshirt freshman Joshua Webster led UMSL by averaging 15.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, while shooting 58.8 percent from the field and making all 10 free throw attempts. He led the team with 14 points and eight rebounds against William Jewell and scored all 16 of his team-high points in the second half against Rockhurst as the Tritons overcame a nine-point deficit in the game to garner the victory. UMSL (8-12, 2-9 GLVC) plays its final two home games this weekend, hosting McKendree on Thursday night in the annual “Pack the Stands” game and Illinois Springfield on Saturday, in which seniors Tre Ogles and Brandon Marquardt will be honored.

Women’s Basketball
The women’s basketball team lost both games of last weekend’s homestand by a combined five points, falling to William Jewell, 50-48, on a last second lay-up, and to Rockhurst, 66-63. Redshirt sophomore Jordan Fletcher posted back-to-back double-doubles, averaging 17.0 points and 13.0 rebounds per game, while senior Kelly Kunkel added 14.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game. The Tritons (7-12, 2-9 GLVC) close out the home portion of their schedule this weekend, hosting McKendree on Thursday night in the annual “Pack the Stands” game and Illinois Springfield on Saturday, in which graduating players Hayley Alexander, Amber Daly and Kelly Kunkel will be honored.

Men’s Swimming
Wrapped up the regular season on Saturday at Indianapolis in one final tune-up before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships, which will be held February 10-14 in Crawfordsville, Ind. The Triton men lost to the host Greyhounds, 190-37, UMSL won two events on the men’s side, including Tim Schmalzreich in the 100-yard freestyle and Mladen Senicar in the 50-yard freestyle. Diogo Dias finished runner-up in the 100-yard butterfly.

Women’s Swimming
Wrapped up the regular season on Saturday at Indianapolis in one final tune-up before the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships, which will be held February 10-14 in Crawfordsville, Ind. The Triton women were third against UIndy and Butler. On the UMSL women’s side, Angie Quiroga was third in the 100-yard backstroke.

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Eye on UMSL: A day in the life
Eye on UMSL: A day in the life

Students from UMSL’s College of Optometry and College of Nursing participated in a simulation designed to expose them to the complexities of poverty.

Eye on UMSL: A day in the life

Students from UMSL’s College of Optometry and College of Nursing participated in a simulation designed to expose them to the complexities of poverty.

Eye on UMSL: A day in the life

Students from UMSL’s College of Optometry and College of Nursing participated in a simulation designed to expose them to the complexities of poverty.