Kristen Moore has been named the WAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week for her contributions in the games against Seattle U and Utah Valley.
India Johnson's near half-court heave sealed the victory for UMKC over Utah Valley on Saturday afternoon at Swinney Rec, as the Roos picked up their first WAC win of the season.
The Roos led for most of the first three-quarters, but struggled offensively in the fourth as they fell to Seattle 75-65 on Thursday night at Swinney Rec.
The Roos return home to Swinney Rec. for three WAC contests, beginning with a Thursday night game hosting Seattle.
UMKC struggled offensively as the Roos fell to UT Rio Grande Valley 74-39 on the road Saturday night.
UMKC was able to keep pace with New Mexico State in the WAC opener for most of the game, but fell late to the Aggies 78-72 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, on Thursday evening.
For the eighth consecutive semester, the women's basketball team has accumulated a team GPA above 3.25 after they finished the Fall '16 semester with a 3.5 team GPA.
UMKC women's basketball team will begin conference action this week as they travel to New Mexico State and UT Rio Grande Valley for a pair of night games.
Three Roos scored in double digits as UMKC fell to the Stony Brook Sea Wolves 57-55 Saturday afternoon in Long Island, New York.
UMKC held the lead over the Explorers for most of the game, but fell late to La Salle 64-59 on Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia.
UMKC will be wrapping up the non-conference portion of the schedule with a pair of road games at La Salle and Stony Brook this week.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three UMKC women's basketball players reached double figures in scoring, including 18 points from junior guard Samantha Waldron (Omaha, Neb.) and 17 from senior guard Ceidra Coleman (Bryan, Texas), but the Roos dropped the Holiday Classic Finale to Northern Illinois, 86-75.