Category: UCM Sports

Update: Jennies begin conference play

No. 7 Jennies basketball will open its conference schedule Thursday against the Southwest Baptist Bearcats. The Jennies spent the Thanksgiving weekend in San Antonio playing in the St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Classic. St. Mary’s handed the Jennies their first loss of the season Friday in a 101-97 double overtime thriller. The Jennies were able to bounce… Read more »

Update: Two Jennies rack up postseason awards

Despite Jennies volleyball’s premature exit from the NCAA Tournament, two of the Jennies best hitters continue to earn postseason individual awards. Junior Audrey Fisher picked up two All-Region honors following her All-MIAA first team selection. The Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association named Fisher to its All-Region team. Fisher then was named to the American Volleyball… Read more »

Update: Mules look to bounce back in conference games

Mules basketball weathered the storm that was their top returning scorer being sidelined due to an injury and went 1-2 over the Thanksgiving week, for a 5-2 overall record going into conference play. The loss of senior forward Jakob Lowrance set the tone for what was already going to be a difficult stretch. The Mules… Read more »

Jennies ride hot start to win in home opener

It was a tale of two halves for No. 1 Jennies basketball Tuesday, but five scorers in double figures fueled the Jennies to an 86-74 win over Westminster College in the home opener at the Multipurpose Building. The Jennies had by far their most productive first quarter of the young season, scoring 25 in the… Read more »

Mules drop overtime thriller in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY — Despite leading by six points with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, Mules basketball fell in overtime 73-70 to Sioux Falls Monday at the MIAA Challenge at Municipal Auditorium. The Mules led 57-51 with 30 seconds remaining in regulation, but a combination of stellar three-pointers from Cougars guard Trevon Evans and missed free… Read more »

Mules defeat Prairie Stars for 4-0 start

All that stood in the way of a 4-0 start for Mules basketball was a home matchup with 2-1 Illinois Springfield. The Mules overcame an early deficit and key injury to defeat the Prairie Stars 77-65 Saturday at the Multipurpose Building in the finale of the Fairfield Inn Classic. It was all Prairie Stars early… Read more »

Update: Soccer goes for Central Region Championship

Jennies soccer will get a third chance to defeat the Central Oklahoma Bronchos when the two teams meet Friday in the NCAA Central Regional Tournament. The Jennies have fallen to the Bronchos in both matchups this season. The first matchup in the regular season resulted in a 2-0 Bronchos win. The teams met in the… Read more »

Update: Volleyball qualifies for NCAA Tournament

Following a semifinal loss to Nebraska-Kearney in the MIAA Tournament, Jennies volleyball was selected to play in the NCAA’s 64-team postseason tournament. The Jennies received an at-large bid after failing to capture the MIAA Championship and will compete in the Central Region tournament that begins Thursday. Central Missouri is the seventh seed in the eight-team… Read more »

Update: Mules open season with two wins at home

Mules basketball opened the 2018 basketball season with two victories in the Central Region Tipoff Classic over Harding on Friday and Wayne State Saturday at the Multipurpose Building. In the first game against Harding, the Mules were in complete control from the opening tip. Central Missouri stormed out to a 7-0 lead behind five points… Read more »