The UMKC softball team (4-7) used a strong third inning to overpower the Nicholls Colonels (11-3), 8-4, in the Roos' first game of the UTA Invitational on Friday.
The UMKC softball team will trek to Texas for the UTA Invitational hosted by UT Arlington this weekend.
UMKC softball's Alex Larson (Overland Park, Kan.) has been named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday afternoon.
The UMKC softball team (3-6) finished strong on the final day of the Battle at the Beach Tournament, taking the 5-3 victory over Rider (0-5) on Sunday morning.
The UMKC softball team (2-6) dominated Rider in an 8-0, five inning victory on day two of the Battle at the Beach before falling to Coastal Carolina, 7-0.
Despite a comeback effort in both games on day one of the Battle of the Beach Tournament, the UMKC softball team suffered two setbacks against UNCG and tournament host Coastal Carolina.
The UMKC softball team will continue the 2017 slate at the Battle at the Beach Tournament hosted by Coastal Carolina this weekend.
UMKC jumped out to an early lead over UMBC but could not hold on as the Roos lost 7-4 on Sunday morning.
The Roos went 1-1 on the second day of the Belmont Winter Fest Tournament with a 4-2 win over UMBC and a 7-6 loss to Belmont on Saturday.
The Roos fell 9-4 to Belmont in the season opener in the Belmont Winter Fest Tournament on Friday night.
UMKC softball begins the 2017 campaign at the Belmont Winter Fest Softball Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, this weekend where they will play four games.
UMKC softball had two players named to the Preseason All-WAC team and were picked to finish fifth as a team in the league.