Category: Sports

Update: Bowling ranked 11th in final coaches poll

The National TenPin Coaches Association (NTCA) came out with its final women’s bowling rankings for the 2018-19 season April 25. Central Missouri moved up one place in the national poll to No. 11. They also came in third in the Division II/III poll. The Jennies finished in second place at the MIAA Tournament. They had… Read more »

Update: Puni signs with Cowboys

Former Mules football offensive lineman Derrick Puni has signed a pro contract with the Dallas Cowboys following the conclusion of the 2019 NFL Draft. Puni was a three-time All-American as an offensive lineman at UCM. He was also a First Team All-MIAA pick and a D2CCA All-Region selection. Puni returned from missing the 2017 season… Read more »

Update: Mules baseball take 2 of 3 from Bearcats

Baseball capped a seven-game homestand over the weekend in a three-game series with Northwest Missouri State. The Mules dropped a thriller in the opening game that lasted 10 innings before taking the final two games. A seven-run Mules comeback in the eighth and ninth innings tied game one at 10 and forced extra innings. The… Read more »

Update: Track and field enters final weekend

After a strong showing at home Friday in the Mules Relays, UCM outdoor track and field is set to begin the final week of the regular season prior to the MIAA Championships. Both the Mules and the Jennies won multiple events in their last home meet of the season. Heading into the final week, the… Read more »

Update: Jennies split midweek series

Following two walk-off wins against Emporia State Saturday, Jennies softball (22-12, 8-3 MIAA) traveled to Pittsburg State (19-22, 7-9 MIAA) for a midweek two-game series Tuesday in Pittsburg, Kansas. The Jennies fell behind early in the first game after the Gorillas plated three runs on a double and single. Runs in the second and third… Read more »

Update: Jennies take 10th at Central Region Preview

Jennies golf wrapped up its regular season at the Central Region Preview Tuesday at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri. In a field of 20 teams, the Jennies finished tied with three teams for 10th place. After finishing the first round in ninth place, the Jennies struggled to improve their day one performance in the… Read more »

Update: Outdoor track and field wraps up weekend

UCM outdoor track and field remained busy over the weekend as the team sent athletes to two different events. The throwers competed at the Central Methodist Invite in Fayette, Missouri, while the rest of the team attended the SBU Bearcat Invitational in Boliver, Missouri. The Jennies team of Jyl Stewart, Grace Wormek, Destiney Nash and… Read more »

Update: Mules score 38 runs in series with Lions

Two of the highest scoring games of Mules baseball’s (22-11, 14-7 MIAA) season came over the weekend in a three-game series with Missouri Southern State in Joplin. The first game of the series resulted in a 4-2 win for the Mules but in no way alluded to the 67 runs the teams combined to score… Read more »