Due to anticipated inclement weather in the area this weekend, the UMKC track and field team will conclude its regular season at the Rock Chalk Classic on Friday.
The UMKC Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted its eighth annual Rockin' Roo Talent Show on Wednesday in the Student Union Theater on campus.
UMKC women's tennis (11-9, 4-1) has earned the top seed in the Western Athletic Conference Championship and will face the winner of No. 4 Chicago State and Seattle U at 10 a.m. CT Saturday at the NM State Tennis Center. With the No. 1 seed, the Roos earned a first round bye.
UMKC men's tennis (12-8, 3-2) begins the Western Athletic Conference Championship with a semifinal matchup against UT Rio Grande Valley (5-20, 2-3) at 2 p.m. CT Saturday at the NM State Tennis Center. The Roos have earned the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament, which includes a first round bye.
UMKC men's golf finished aims to defend its league title at the Western Athletic Conference Championship Friday – Sunday at Longbow Golf Club. The Roos enter the tournament as the No. 2 seed in the WAC's pre-championship poll.
Throughout the month of April, UMKC student-athletes teamed up with the UMKC Berkley Childhood and Family Development Center (CFDC) to celebrate "Month of the Young Child."
The UMKC softball team (15-33, 5-7 WAC) has altered its schedule for the remainder of the 2017 regular season.
Marcus Johnson (Nixa, Mo.) and Christopher Bryan (St. Catherine, Jamaica) have been named Western Athletic Conference Men's Track and Field Athletes of the Week, respectively, the league office announced Tuesday.
For the second consecutive week, UMKC men's tennis junior Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) was named Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week, it was announced Tuesday. He became the first Roos player ever to win his 60th career singles match on Thursday vs. Saint Louis at the Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City.
The UMKC track and field team continued to show improvement on the final day of the 90th installment of the Kansas Relays on Saturday.
The UMKC softball team (15-33, 5-7 WAC) battled against the Seattle U Redhawks (17.27, 6-6 WAC) on Saturday, but fell 12-6 in nine innings of play.
Eight student-athletes will advance to Saturday's finals in three individual events and one relay for the UMKC women's track and field team at the Kansas Relays.