The Star's blog on college sports, featuring Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri
Rockhurst men’s soccer team upsets No. 1 Lindenwood, reaches NCAA Division II semifinals
11/24/2013 5:54 PM
11/24/2013 5:55 PM
Paolo Scoppola scored in the 21st minute and that was all Rockhurst needed to upset No. 1 Lindenwood 1-0 in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals Sunday on the Hawks’ Bourke Field.
Rockhurst, ranked 14th and 17-3-3, advances to the national semifinals Dec. 5 against Southern New Hampshire. The national semis and championship will be played in Evans, Ga.
Scoppola’s goal was set up by a throw-in from defender Oussie Gueye. Ryan Bass earned the shutout for the Hawks, making three saves.Volleyball
No. 4 Missouri is one win away from a perfect regular season after a 25-15, 25-20, 25-16 sweep Sunday at No. 16 Kentucky.
The SEC champion Tigers, 33-0 overall and 17-0 in the conference were led by 17 kills from senior Lisa Henning and 15 from freshman Carly Kan. Missouri’s final regular-season match is Wednesday against Arkansas at the Hearnes Center.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.