All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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UMKC Opens Regular Season at Home Against Central Arkansas
Men's Soccer 08/25/2016

UMKC men's soccer begins the regular season with a home contest on Friday against Central Arkansas. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. CT at Durwood Stadium.

UMKC Set to Open Season at Oklahoma Invitational
Volleyball 08/25/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC volleyball is set to open the 2016 season in Norman, Oklahoma, at the Oklahoma Invitational. The 'Roos will play three games in the tournament, opening with UTEP on Friday, Aug. 26, and facing off against Oral Roberts and tourney host Oklahoma on Saturday.

’Roos Draw in Rain-Shortened Home Opener
Women's Soccer 08/24/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the score tied 0-0, lightning struck in the 74th minute of UMKC women's soccer home opener against Missouri State on Wednesday. The strike caused a weather delay that turned into a rain-shortened contest, and the game was called before the teams were able to get back on the pitch.

’Roos Welcome Bears for In-State Rivalry Match
Women's Soccer 08/22/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC women's soccer opens the 2016 home schedule with an in-state rivalry match against Missouri State on Wednesday, Aug. 24. The 'Roos and Bears will square-off at 7 p.m. at Durwood Soccer Stadium.

UMKC Athletics Partners With CSTT Sport Travel
Athletics 08/22/2016

UMKC Director of Athletics Carla Wilson has announced a multi-year agreement with CSTT Sport Travel as the Official Accommodations Partner.

UMKC Defeated by Rockhurst in Final Exhibition
Men's Soccer 08/21/2016

UMKC wrapped up exhibition play on Sunday evening against Rockhurst, falling 2-0 in the annual ‘Battle of the Blue' contest in front of a capacity crowd of 1,780 at Durwood Stadium. Both teams played at a fast pace throughout. Rockhurst, who is ranked No. 3 nationally in NCAA Division II, scored both of its goals in the second half to earn the victory.

UMKC Plays to 1-1 Draw at Creighton
Women's Soccer 08/21/2016

OMAHA, Neb. – A hard-fought 110 minutes weren't enough to determine a winner between UMKC women's soccer and Creighton on Sunday, Aug. 21, and the teams played to a 1-1 draw at Morrison Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska.

UMKC Welcomes Rockhurst in Annual Showdown
Men's Soccer 08/20/2016

UMKC men's soccer plays host to Rockhurst University in the annual ‘Battle of the Blue' contest at Durwood Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT. The 'Roos Block Party begins at 5 p.m. in Kangaroo Court directly south of the stadium, featuring music, yard games, raffles and prizes.

UMKC Falls in Season Opener to Omaha, 2-0
Women's Soccer 08/19/2016

OMAHA, Neb. – UMKC women's soccer outshot Omaha 17-7 on Friday, Aug. 19, but two second-half goals from UNO left the ‘Roos with a loss in their season opener for the first time since falling to No. 5 Oklahoma State to start the 2012 season.

’Roos Open Season with Two Games in Omaha
Women's Soccer 08/18/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC women's soccer is set to open the 2016 regular season with a pair of games in Omaha, Nebraska, where they will face the Omaha Mavericks on Friday, Aug. 19 at 7 p.m. CT and the Creighton Bluejays on Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. CT.

UMKC Challenges Perennial Powerhouse SLU; 'Roos Fall 2-1
Men's Soccer 08/17/2016

UMKC put up a strong fight against a tough Saint Louis team Wednesday evening, leading the Billikens through the 57th minute before eventually falling 2-1 at Durwood Soccer Stadium. The 'Roos took a 1-0 lead on a header from MF Hamish Smylie (Melbourne, Australia) with only 24 seconds remaining before halftime following a crossing pass from D Antoine Precheur (Paris, France).

UMKC Tennis Hires Former Student-Athlete Heckler as Assistant
Men's Tennis 08/17/2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – UMKC tennis head coach Kendell Hale announced that former UMKC tennis player David Heckler will be joining the coaching staff as an assistant coach.