UMSL Tritons weekly rewind
UMSL lost a pair of 2-1 double overtime games last weekend at Bellarmine and Indianapolis in Great Lakes Valley Conference play. The Tritons scored both of their goals late in regulation to help force the extra play. Senior Rose Crabtree found the back of the net at Bellarmine with 3:22 left on the clock, while junior Sarah Lyon scored off the corner kick at Indianapolis with just 30 seconds to play in regulation. UMSL (1-8, 1-6 GLVC) hosts Maryville on Friday before traveling to Missouri S&T on Sunday.
The Tritons lost a 2-0 decision at No. 22 Bellarmine on Friday and a 5-0 decision at Indianapolis on Sunday. Junior Jordan Hurt made a career-high 10 saves for UMSL in Friday’s setback. The Tritons (2-8, 0-7 GLVC) hosts No. 3 Maryville on Friday before traveling to Missouri S&T on Sunday.
UMSL opened its home schedule with a 3-0 win over William Jewell last Friday before dropping a hard-fought, five-set match to 11th-ranked Rockhurst on Saturday. Sophomore Charlotte Richards averaged 5.00 kills and 3.12 digs per set, while junior Kaileen Herman averaged 12.75 assists and 4.00 digs per set. UMSL (14-2, 2-2 GLVC) travels to Lindenwood on Tuesday and to Southern Indiana on Thursday before hosting McKendree on Saturday.
Senior Ben-Hur Kasprzak won the singles bracket at the UMSL Tournament, which the Tritons hosted Friday and Saturday. He defeated Maryville’s Jack Triggs 6-1, 6-1 in the final. In the doubles bracket, sophomore Adrian Lessing and junior Karl Heinrichs finished as runner-up after a 6-2 loss to Lindenwood’s duo in the championship match.
Senior Marina Prediger won the singles bracket and teamed with sophomore Odette Beagrie to win the doubles bracket at the UMSL Tournament, hosted by the Tritons on Friday and Saturday. Both brackets featured all-UMSL finals as Prediger defeated senior Bianca Buie 6-2, 6-0 in singles while Prediger and Beagire posted a 7-6 win over junior Leticia Lunge and sophomore Clara Lopez Bueno in the doubles final.
Men’s and Women’s Swimming
UMSL returned to the pool last Friday for the Show-Me Showdown, competing against other Missouri schools. The men finished eighth out of 11 teams with 105 points, while the women were also eighth out of 10 teams with 45 points. For the men, freshman Jon Osa earned a seventh place finish in the 100-yard freestyle. For the women, freshman Zara Konstapel was seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke. UMSL will host Maryville and William Jewell in a triangular on October 25.
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