UMKC's dance team won the National Dance Alliance (NDA) Jazz Division I National Championship on April 7. The Roos scored 9.611 to claim the largest division at the competition, which featured 22 teams. The winning score marked the highest in UMKC's history at the event, dating back to 2009.
Five new members will be inducted into the UMKC Athletics Hall of Fame, it was announced Monday. Anthony Boyer (track and field), Cynthia Gabel (coach/administrator), Bryan Perez (men's soccer), Patrick Smith (men's tennis) and Jodie Westfall (women's basketball) make up this year's class.
UMKC Athletics and Arvest Bank announced on Thursday the release of a fan experience app that will change how Roos fans follow the team. The newly-developed app by From Now On – UMKC Roos Athletics – is now available for free download on the App Store® and Google PlayTM and allows fans to follow live statistics and scores for the UMKC men's and women's basketball teams in real-time during games. Future developments are planned to further enhance the app.
UMKC Athletics and Uber are teaming up this fall to offer free rides for UMKC students and fans who are new to Uber. As part of the partnership – the first of its kind in Missouri – Uber is making it easier to get to and from all UMKC Athletics events by setting up designated pick-up and drop-off areas at event venues, and offering a free first ride for new users.
UMKC Director of Athletics Carla Wilson has announced a multi-year agreement with CSTT Sport Travel as the Official Accommodations Partner.
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UMKC Athletics received a record number of donor gifts and corporate sponsorships and saw a significant increase in ticket sales in 2015-16, the department announced Friday.
Denver, Colo. - The 2016 Academic All-WAC softball, men's and women's golf, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's outdoor track and field teams have been announced, in addition to the Academic All-WAC freshmen/transfer teams for all sports.
(Kansas City, Mo.) – After a successful 2015-16 campaign that included two top-10 finishes in NCAA Championships and a pair of Western Athletic Conference titles, tickets for the 2016-17 UMKC Athletics season are now available for all ‘Roo fans.