Category: Sports

Update: 13 Mules and Jennies honored in MIAA winter academic awards

The MidAmerica Intercollegiate Athletics Association announced the recipients of its winter academic awards. Thirteen UCM athletes were awarded either the Academic Excellence Award or the Scholar-Athlete Award. In order to earn the Academic Excellence Award, athletes must achieve a 4.0 GPA or better and accrue more than two terms at their institution. Dominique Hampton (wrestling),… Read more »

Sobaski, Saporito shine in Jennies second straight win

The Jennies victory at the Jennies Golf Invitational was in the bag by the time Olivia Sobaski reached the 18th hole. The decorated junior punctuated her second-place finish with a well-placed tee shot and clutch putt for birdie in front of friends and family. Sobaski and the Jennies won their second straight tournament Tuesday at… Read more »

Update: UCM Multis open outdoor season in Wichita

UCM Mules and Jennies multievent competitors kicked off the outdoor track and field season Thursday at the Wichita State Herm Wilson Invitational at Cessna Stadium in Wichita, Kansas. Freshman Trey Miller won his first decathlon with 6,792 points and beat out the second place finisher by more than 600 points. Two other Mules earned top-10… Read more »

Update: Mules finish strong in second spring outing

Mules golf bounced back from a 10th place finish in the first action of the spring season with a fourth-place finish at the Lindenwood Invitational at Missouri Bluffs Golf Course in St. Charles, Missouri. The top-5 finish is the fifth in seven tournaments for the Mules this season. Each of the Mules five golfers finished… Read more »

Update: Mules explode in rubber match

Mules baseball (18-9, 10-5 MIAA) scored 23 runs over its three-game series with the Washburn Ichabods over the weekend, including a 9-1 win in the decisive third game Sunday at Crane Stadium/Tompkins Field. The Mules took game one of the series Friday 9-2 but dropped Saturday’s game 8-7. In the rubber match, the Mules got… Read more »

Update: Bowling comes up short in conference final

Jennies bowling came within a match of defeating top-seeded Mckendree University at the MIAA Conference Championship Saturday and Sunday at Andy B’s in Springfield, Missouri. The double-elimination tournament didn’t start well as the Jennies fell behind after dropping their first match 4-0 against Maryville. With backs against the wall in the loser’s bracket, the Jennies… Read more »

Update: Redmond earns third All-American honor

Jennies basketball senior point guard Paige Redmond capped her four-year career by becoming just the second Jennie ever to earn All-American recognition in three seasons. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association named Redmond to its honorable mention team Monday. Redmond earned an honorable mention in 2017 and was named to the First Team after her junior… Read more »

Jennies set for NCAA regional quarterfinal

Jennies basketball (24-6) is scheduled to begin its NCAA Tournament run with a matchup against Lindenwood (21-7). The Jennies enter the postseason as the third seed in the Central Region behind Fort Hays State (30-1) and Southwestern Oklahoma (30-1). Lindenwood earned the sixth seed but dropped all three matchups against the Jennies this season including… Read more »

Update: Jennies softball forced to change weekend schedule

Forecasted precipitation this weekend has caused Jennie softball to alter its weekend schedule. The Jennies are scheduled to make up a doubleheader against Missouri S&T Friday with game one beginning at 1 p.m. and the second game to immediately follow. The Jennies were originally scheduled to play a road doubleheader against Northwest Missouri State Friday,… Read more »