UMKC men's golf begins its spring season Monday at the Lousiana Classics tournament at the Oakburne Golf Club. The Roos look to continue the program's success that featured a Western Athletic Conference championship and NCAA Tournament appearance a year ago.
UMKC women's tennis (3-6) cruised past South Dakota State in a 4-1 victory Sunday at the Kansas City Racquet Club. The Roos won three singles matches and claimed the doubles point.
UMKC men's tennis (6-3) swept South Dakota State (0-10) Sunday at the Kansas City Racquet Club. The Roos made quick work of the Jackrabbits by winning the top three singles matches and claiming the doubles point.
UMKC women's golf finished third and Chandler Gallagher (Kansas City, Mo.) was the runner-up individually at the Rio Verde Invitational at the White Wing Golf Course. The Roos shot 16-over (304) in the final round. Gallagher shot 75 (+3) and finished the tournament at even par.
The UT Arlington Mavericks (8-6) muscled past the UMKC softball team (4-10) in five innings to take the final game of the UTA Invitational, 10-1.
UMKC women's golf has a 6-stroke lead and Chandler Gallagher (Kansas City, Mo.) continues to lead individually following the second round of the Rio Verde Intercollegiate on Saturday at the White Wing Golf Club. UMKC shot 296 (+8) as a team and Gallagher holds a 2-stroke lead a 3-under par after carding an even par 72 in the middle round.
UMKC men's tennis (5-3) competed until the end against Nebraska (1-7) on Saturday afternoon at the Dillon Tennis Center, but fell 4-3 to the Huskers. Both teams won three singles matches while the Huskers claimed the doubles point.
UMKC (15-15, 7-6) put up a valiant effort on Saturday night in front of a record crowd on Senior Night at Grand Canyon (21-9, 10-3) as the Roos fell 84-77. LaVell Boyd (Chicago, Ill.) paced UMKC with 22 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Broderick Newbill (Kansas City, Mo.) and Kyle Steward (Detroit, Mich.) both added 18 points.
The UMKC track and field team battled on the final day of the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, but ultimately came up short to finish second on both the men's and women's side behind Grand Canyon.
The UMKC softball team (4-9) was unable to overcome both Wichita State and UT Arlington on the second day of the UTA Invitational on Saturday.
The UMKC women's basketball team (8-18, 3-10 WAC) finished its three-game home stand with a 77-65 victory over the visiting Lopes on Saturday afternoon at Swinney Recreation Center.
UMKC women's golf started strong in the spring season as the Roos hold a 5-shot lead following the first round of the Rio Verde Intercollegiate on the White Wing Golf Course. UMKC shot 295 (+7) as a team. Chandler Gallagher (Kansas City, Mo.) leads individually after carding a 3-under par 69 in the opening round.