WACO, Texas. – The UMKC men's tennis No. 1 doubles pairing picked up a monumental victory on Saturday when Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) and Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) took down No. 11 Baylor's No. 2 ranked doubles team of No. 11 Johannes Schretter and Will Little 6-3 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center.
PHOENIX, Ariz. – The UMKC women's basketball team (7-13, 3-2 WAC) used an impressive defensive effort and hot-shooting fourth quarter to steal a 62-59 road win over Grand Canyon (9-10, 3-2 WAC).
STILLWATER, Okla. – Alex Pozo (St. Louis, Mo.) picked up the lone win for the UMKC men's tennis (0-1) team in the opening match of the season, a rematch of last season's NCAA first round contest, against No. 15 Oklahoma State (3-0) as the senior took down the Cowboys Tristan Meraut 6-4, 6-4 at No. 2 in the Greenwood Tennis Center.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The UMKC women's basketball team (6-13, 2-2 WAC) saw another fourth quarter lead vanish on the road at CSU Bakersfield (8-10, 2-2 WAC) but used a late comeback to grab a 60-58 win in Thursday night's game.
MERRIAM, Kan. – UMKC women's tennis (0-1) dropped its season opener to Kansas State (1-0) in a 7-0 decision on Thursday afternoon at the Kansas City Racquet Club.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC men's tennis opens up the 2018 championship season when it heads south to take on a pair of Big 12 opponents. On Friday, the Roos will face Oklahoma State (2-0) at 1 p.m. in a rematch of last season's NCAA tournament first round contest, before traveling to Baylor (0-0) for a doubleheader with the Bears at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC women's tennis opens up the 2018 championship season when it welcomes in Kansas State for a 2 p.m. CT match at the Kansas City Racquet Club in Merriam, Kan., on Jan. 18 and Omaha on Jan. 21 for a 9:30 a.m. contest.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The UMKC women's basketball team (5-13, 1-2 WAC) will travel to the west coast for a pair of Western Athletic Conference (WAC) road contests.