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Catie Walker, Staff Writer • June 20, 2024

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Remembering G. Fred Wickman: Journalist, Professor and Mentor
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Kansas City has a chance to advance to the Summit League Championship for the first time since 2011.
Roos Softball Advances to Championship Semifinal
Zach Gunter, Sports Editor • May 10, 2024

  Kansas City has thrilled viewers in the first three games of the Summit League Softball Championship.   Entering as the third seed,...

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UMKC Students Received University Pushback at Pro-Palestine Protest
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  Over 150 students showed up to participate in a protest in solidarity with Palestine and other protests across the nation on Monday.   Around...

Kansas City Women’s Soccer now holds a record of 2-6-7 (1-3-2)

Two home games remain before conference championship tournament
Luis Marin
Forward, #5 Emma Byrne

  The Roos hoped that Brianna Castleberry’s 90th-minute goal to earn their first conference win on Thursday Oct. 5 would help flip the switch as the season winds down.

  Castleberry has scored four goals in October so far, leading her to six goals total and increasing her lead for most goals on the team this season.

  Along with Castleberry is freshman Gigi Mir, who has also been a vital part of the Roos offense this year. Mir has converted three goals, the second highest on the team.

  Castleberry, Lily Stedman, Sophia Smith, Sophia Limongi and Riley Moore are the only players to have started every match of the season so far. Here are some players to look out for: 

#29 Sophomore midfielder Brianna Castleberry: 6 goals, 1 assist 

#19 Freshman forward/midfielder Gigi Mir: 3 goals

#27 Junior midfielder Kayda Kamolz: 2 goals, 1 assist

#14 Sophomore forward Holland Hawkinks: 1 goal, 1 assist 

#28 Junior forward Lily Stedman: 1 goal, 3 assists

  The Roos set a program record with six consecutive draws to end September and hold an overall record of 2-6-7, while being 1-3-2 in conference play.

  With the season coming to an end, the Roos play their last games at their home field on Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 1 p.m.

The Summit League Tournament quarter and semi-finals will be played on Oct. 27 and Oct. 29 with the championship game being held on Nov. 4. It will be determined as play continues who will be in the matches

  KC Athletics home game ticket prices dropped to $5 for the remainder of the year, buy them here.

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