UMSL Tritons weekly rewind

by | Nov 27, 2023

The women's basketball team ran its winning streak to three games after routing Principia and topping Missouri S&T on the road in Saturday's GLVC opener.
UMSL freshman forward Mara Rieder lays the ball in against Principia

Mara Rieder scores two of her 12 points in last Monday’s 89-37 rout of Principia. Rieder was one of 12 UMSL players who scored points, and she added four rebounds in only 13 minutes against the Division III Panthers. (Photo by Patrick Clark/Athlete’s Eye Photography)

Women’s Basketball
The University of Missouri–St. Louis women’s basketball team ran its winning streak to three games after routing Principia 89-37 on Monday and following it up with a 66-57 victory at Missouri S&T on Saturday to open Great Lakes Valley Conference play. Twelve Tritons scored against the Division III Panthers, led by Jalysa Stokes‘ 19 points. UMSL shot 57.8% from the field, including 18 for 24 in the second half, and it forced Principia into 30 turnovers while picking up 20 steals. Saturday’s game offered a much tougher test, particularly after the Tritons trailed 30-17 at halftime. But they put together a strong second half, outscoring the Miners 28-15 in the third quarter to pull even and 21-12 in the final period to pull away. Stokes led three UMSL players in double figures with 24 points on 10-for-20 shooting while playing 40 minutes. She also had three assists and three steals. Alex Wolff added 13 points and nine rebounds, and Amaya Blake finished with 10 points. Morgan Ramthun had a team-high 13 rebounds. The Tritons held S&T to 12-for-29 shooting over the final 20 minutes. UMSL (3-1, 1-0 GLVC) will play three games in the week ahead: Monday against Upper Iowa, Thursday against William Jewell and Saturday against Rockhurst. Monday’s and Saturday’s games will be at the Mark Twain Athletic Center. Thursday’s will be held at Thursday’s game will be at the Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex at Missouri Baptist University while the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Regional quarterfinals are played at Mark Twain.

Men’s Basketball
The Tritons split two games in the Maryville Thanksgiving Classic, beating Wisconsin-Parkside 62-57 on Tuesday but falling to No. 14 Northwest Missouri State 71-41 on Wednesday as they fell to 2-4 on the season. Matt Enright scored a team-high 16 points and connected on 4 of 6 3-pointers in the victory over the Rangers. Emanuel Prospere II and Mayson Quartlebaum joined him in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively, and Quartlebaum also grabbed 10 rebounds. UMSL shot 53.2% from the field in the victory. The offense had a tougher time getting on track against the Bearcats on Wednesday as the Tritons made only 35.1% of their field-goal attempts. Terrell Kabala and Prospere were the only UMSL players in double figures, finishing with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Northwest Missouri State forced 17 turnovers. UMSL will look to bounce back this week as it plays host to William Jewell on Thursday and Rockhurst on Saturday. Thursday’s game will be at the Carl and Deloris Petty Sports and Recreation Complex at Missouri Baptist.

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