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.
Three Roos hit four home runs in the UMKC softball team's (15-32, 5-6 WAC) split with Seattle U (16-17, 5-6 WAC) at Missouri 3&2 Complex on Friday.
UMKC women's golf finished second Friday at the Western Athletic Conference Championship at Indian Hills Country Club. The Roos finished five strokes behind New Mexico State. Cynthia Diaz (Bucaramanga, Colombia) placed fourth individually, four shots back. She was named first-team All-WAC while Mackenzie Black (Independence, Iowa) earned second-team All-WAC honors.
Seven UMKC track and field student-athletes tallied personal records in six individual events at the Kansas Relays on Thursday.
The UMKC softball team (14-31, 4-5 WAC) has adjusted its series schedule against Seattle U (15-26, 4-5 WAC) in an attempt to avoid expected inclement weather in the Kansas City area this weekend.
UMKC men's tennis (12-8) earned its fourth straight victory by cruising past Saint Louis (7-10) 7-0 on Thursday afternoon at the Plaza Tennis Center. Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) became the first Roos player ever to win his 60th career singles match.
UMKC women's tennis (11-9) competed with an impressive Saint Louis (14-7) team on Thursday afternoon, falling 4-3 at the Plaza Tennis Center. The Roos won two singles matches and claimed the doubles point.
UMKC women's golf sits in second place and is seven shots back after the second round of the Western Athletic Conference Championship Thursday at Indian Hills Country Club. The Roos shot a collective 310 (+30) in the middle round. Cynthia Diaz (Bucaramanga, Colombia) is in fourth place individually, three strokes back at 9-over par.
Several members of the UMKC volleyball team joined forces with AmericaCorps and KindCraft for a community service project to help put together boxes of food at Harvesters for those in need in the Kansas City area last Friday.
Zane Lockhart (Plattsmouth, Neb.) and Daiwa Emmert (Bolivar, Mo.) opened the 90th installment of the Kansas Relays on Wednesday with five events of the decathlon and four events of the heptathlon, respectively.