UMSL Tritons weekly rewind


Senior Renee Verboven goes 3-1 on the week and extends her singles win streak to 14 matches.

No. 8-ranked University of Missouri–St. Louis went 4-0 last weekend with road sweeps at Drury and Missouri S&T. Senior Hannah Perryman was 4-0 in the circle, striking out 60 in 33 innings pitched. She struck out 23 batters in a 12-inning win at Missouri S&T on Sunday. Freshman Carly Kingery was 6-of-9 at the plate in two games with four RBIs. She also recorded a save in Sunday’s game-two win. UMSL (41-4, 19-3 GLVC) will host Saint Joseph’s and No. 1 Indianapolis on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, in the final regular season home games.

UMSL was 2-3 last week, defeating Southern Indiana and winning one game in a four-game series against Quincy. Senior Justin Busekrus tallied seven hits and four RBIs on the week to lead the offense. UMSL (20-10, 5-7 GLVC) will host McKendree on Tuesday in a single non-conference game before welcoming Rockhurst on Saturday and Sunday for a four-game Great Lakes Valley Conference series.

Women’s Tennis
UMSL was 2-0 last week, with GLVC wins at Quincy (5-4) and Truman State (7-2). Seniors Renee Verboven and Natalia Carvalhais and sophomore Annie Hays were all 3-1 on the week. Verboven extended her singles win streak to 14 matches. The Tritons (14-4, 3-0 GLVC) will host Washington University on Tuesday, Drury on Friday and Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday.

Men’s Tennis
UMSL won its first two GLVC matches, defeating Quincy, 8-1, and Truman State, 9-0, to improve to 12-3 overall. The Tritons will host Drury and Wisconsin-Whitewater on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Men’s Golf
UMSL is in seventh place at the 30-team Midwest Regional at Purgatory with the final 18 holes to be played on Monday. The Tritons carded an opening round score of 307 and sit nine strokes out of the lead. Freshman James Henders and senior Anthony Cope each carded a 76 to lead the Tritons.

Women’s Golf
UMSL is tied for third place at its own Triton Invitational with 18 holes to be played on Monday. The Tritons turned in a 323 and are seven strokes behind leader Southern Indiana. Sophomore Maxi Roth fired a 79 to pace UMSL and is tied for sixth place individually.

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