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Menzies returns to coaching after a two-year absence. (UMKC)

UMKC announces new head coach for men’s basketball

Cristian Martinez
April 26, 2022

The athletic departments has officially announced Marvin Menzies will serve as the new men’s basketball head coach following the departure of Billy Donlon. Menzies started his career with Santa Monica Community College as an assistant head coach. He went on to work under...

Mandy Willems (#21) hugging Namoie Alnatas (#3) after defeating the Bisons 76-67. (Julia Kapros/Roo News)

Women’s basketball: Roos celebrate Senior Night with win over North Dakota State

Cristian Martinez
February 22, 2022

A well-prepared North Dakota State Bisons squad couldn’t stop the Kansas City Roos on Senior Night. The Roos turned up the intensity in the final minutes of Saturday’s game, cementing their 76-67 victory.  Graduate forward Brooklyn McDavid’s smooth fadeaway shot...

Athletics sees increase in ticket revenue, stagnant attendance following rebranding

Athletics sees increase in ticket revenue, stagnant attendance following rebranding

Kayl Auch
December 4, 2019

When UMKC hired Dr. Brandon Martin as a new athletics director in December 2018, he was tasked with restructuring nearly the entire athletics department. Since then, Martin has created the ‘Roo Promise,’ hired three people to help with external relations and rebranded...

Kansas City Roos athletes of the week

Kansas City Roos athletes of the week

Roo News
October 23, 2019

Filippo Errico - senior, men’s soccer Men’s goalkeeper Filippo Errico had an outstanding week. Playing last Saturday against Utah Valley, ranked #1 in the Western Athletic Conference, Errico allowed only one goal on four shots. Errico’s three saves helped pave the...

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