Sports briefs 2/25


After cancellations due to bad weather in Emporia, Kansas, over the weekend, softball did not get to compete in the ESU classic.

They are scheduled to return from their absence this weekend in Joplin, Missouri, to compete in the Teri (Mathis) Zenner Memorial Tournament. Their first game will begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 1.


Baseball picked up one win and two losses in St. Charles, Missouri, over the weekend during their series against Lindenwood University. 

This series moved their record to 6-6 heading into their games this week, which will include facing Newman University at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in Wichita, Kansas, and a three-game series against Pittsburg State University beginning at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28.

Track and field

The track and field team competed in the MIAA indoor championships in Maryville, Missouri, over the weekend. 

Both the men and the women’s team had a ninth place finish overall with the women’s team earning 30 points. This score set a new record for the women, becoming their best finish in the MIAA indoor championships.

Jacob Klemz, mile, 3,000 meter, and Tyjai Adams, 60 meter hurdles, both set NCAA provisionals.

The Bods will compete in the NCAA qualifiers on March 8 in Pittsburg, Kansas.


Men’s basketball picked up two wins on the road this weekend against Lindenwood University (81-60) and Lincoln University of Missouri (75-70). This moved their record to 21-5.

The women’s team also traveled over the weekend, falling to Lindenwood University (65-83) but picking up a win against Lincoln University of Missouri (80-70). 

Both teams return to compete against Northwest Missouri State University with the women’s team beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the men scheduled to follow Thursday, Feb. 28 at Lee Arena.


Women’s tennis fell to Air Force Academy 1-4 Friday, Feb. 22. This loss ended their undefeated streak, but they will go into their matches this weekend with a 5-1 record.

Men’s tennis had the week off but will return to action to face off against Newman University with the women beginning at 3 p.m. this Saturday, March 2 at home.