Saturday afternoon, the women fell in a 3-0 shutout against South Dakota State (SDS). UMKC freshman Taylor Bare was taken out by the SDS keeper, giving the Roos a penalty kick in the first five minutes. They didn’t capitalize on the opportunity.
The women hit the road this week with two games. On Friday they took a win in five sets against Western Illinois. The women came back after losing the first two sets.
On Saturday night the Roos fell 3-2 in another five set match against Indiana University- Purdue University- Indianapolis. Senior Holly Shmidt tied her career high in assists with 28.
The men competed at the RazorRacket Classic in Fayetteville last weekend. Sophomore Nino Hasandedic led UMKC on Friday by taking both singles and doubles victories. On Saturday, the men had five victories, three singles and two doubles.
On Friday, UMKC had a successful meet at the Bradley Classic. The men finished 16th while the women took 10th place. Sophomore Cosmas Ayebei finished at the top for UMKC in eighth place with a personal record of 24:25. Ayebei now ranks as UMKC’s top performer in school history.
UMKC went undefeated last weekend in Lawrence winning two games and tying two. Sophomore Emily Ott had seven hits, seven RBIs, two doubles and scored three runs. Junior Danielle Bennefeld and junior Chelsea Hartwig both scored a homerun in the weekend.