No. 6-ranked UMSL went 4-2 last week, sweeping Quincy, while splitting with Maryville and Truman State. Senior Hannah Perryman became the NCAA Division II career strikeout leader in Sunday’s second game at Truman State and finished the week with a 4-1 record. Younger sister Jennah Perryman batted .438, recording seven hits, including two home runs. UMSL (37-4, 15-3 GLVC) is at Drury and Missouri S&T on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
UMSL posted a 4-2 mark last week, taking two games over Bellarmine before splitting a four-game Great Lakes Valley Conference series at William Jewell. Senior Kyle Wilson won two games on the mound, while senior Austin Simokaitis recorded three saves en route to becoming the program’s all-time career leader in that category. Offensively, senior Jose Ortiz recorded eight hits, five RBIs and seven runs. Freshman Matt Foster also finished with eight hits on the week. UMSL (18-7, 4-4 GLVC) will host Southern Indiana on Wednesday in a single non-conference game before welcoming Quincy on Saturday and Sunday for a four-game GLVC series.
UMSL was 2-0 last week, which included a 7-2 win over Maryville in the GLVC opener. Freshman Jennifer Hauer, sophomore Annie Hays and senior Renee Verboven all went 4-0 on the week in singles and doubles play. The Tritons (12-4) will host Quincy and Truman State on Friday and Saturday in GLVC play.
UMSL defeated Missouri Baptist, 8-1, last week in its lone match of the week. The Tritons improve to 9-3 and will play three matches at home this week beginning Tuesday against Lindenwood. UMSL then hosts Quincy and Truman State on Friday and Saturday in its GLVC openers.
UMSL placed seventh out of 14 teams at the North Alabama Spring Classic last Sunday and Monday. Junior Julien de Poyen shot rounds of 74, 76 and 70 for a score of 220, tying for 12th place. UMSL is at the Argonaut Invitational today and tomorrow in Pensacola, Fla.