UMSL Tritons weekly rewind
No. 8 ranked UMSL closed out the regular season home portion of its schedule last weekend with a 3-1 record. The Tritons swept Saint Joseph’s on Saturday before splitting with No. 1 ranked Indianapolis on Sunday. Freshman Carly Kingery tossed the complete game victory against the top-ranked Greyhounds, while junior Sara Kern finished the week with four hits, including two home runs, four RBIs and three runs scored. Freshman Serena Olson added five hits and three runs. UMSL (44-5, 22-4 GLVC) wraps up the regular season this weekend at Bellarmine on Saturday and at Southern Indiana on Sunday.
UMSL posted a 2-3 record last week. The Tritons earned a come-from-behind 5-4 win over McKendree last Tuesday as freshman Matt Foster delivered the game-winning two-run single in the bottom of the ninth. UMSL then picked up a 6-2 win over Rockhurst in the first game of a four-game series, while the visiting Hawks took the final three games. Foster finished the week with six hits, including two doubles and two RBIs, while senior Jose Ortiz added six hits and three runs scored. Senior Kurt McGuire limited Rockhurst to four hits and one run in eight innings of work, while striking out seven to improve to 6-1 on the year. UMSL (22-13, 6-10 GLVC) will host Indianapolis on Tuesday in a single non-conference game before traveling to Truman State on Saturday and Sunday for a four-game GLVC series.
UMSL was 1-1 last weekend, securing a 6-3 win over NCAA Division III’s No. 21 ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday. The Tritons lost a 6-3 decision to No. 33 ranked Drury in GLVC play on Friday. Freshman Salome Bleuler and sophomore Annie Hays both went 2-0 in singles, while seniors Natalia Carvalhais and Chandler Duchaine were 2-0 at No. 3 doubles. The Tritons (15-6, 3-1 GLVC) wrap up the regular season this week with three home matches beginning Tuesday against Illinois Springfield and concluding Friday and Saturday against Rockhurst and William Jewell, respectively.
UMSL suffered its first GLVC loss on Friday with a 6-3 setback to No. 40 ranked Drury, but bounced back for a 6-3 win over No. 16 ranked Wisconsin-Whitewater of the NCAA Division III on Saturday. Sophomore Alberto Maza Martin was 3-1 on the week, winning twice at No. 3 doubles and going 1-1 in singles. The Tritons (13-4, 2-1 GLVC) wrap up the regular season this week with three home matches beginning Tuesday against Illinois Springfield and concluding Friday and Saturday against Rockhurst and William Jewell, respectively.
UMSL holds a one-stroke lead at the GLVC Championships following day one’s 36-hole play. The defending league champion Tritons carded rounds of 290 and 283 to lead the field of 14 teams with a score of 573 with the final 18 holes of stroke play being held today. The top four teams then advance to match play on Tuesday to determine the team champion. Junior Julien de Poyen turned in a 142 (69-73) and sits in fourth place to lead UMSL individually
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