Weekly Sports Round-Up

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Weekly Sports Round-Up

Tyler Keohane, Reporter

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Women’s Basketball

The Lions won 83-78 Wednesday night against Pittsburg State during the home opener and first game of the season. The Lions then travelled to Ohio on Saturday to claim a tight victory of 75-73 against Walsh. The second game of their Ohio trip was successful as well, taking their third win of the season against Ursuline College, 74-64.

Next, the Lions will take on Quincy University on Nov. 26 to try to continue their winning streak.

Pittsburg Boxscore

Walsh Boxscore

Ursuline Boxscore

Men’s Basketball

The Lions won 88-80 during their home opener on Thursday against William Woods. Junior TJ Crockett led the team in points for the third consecutive game.

The next game will be at home against Bellarmine University on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

William Woods Boxscore

Men’s Water Polo

Last Friday at the Collegiate Water Polo Association, the men’s water polo team advanced to the second round of the national championship after defeating the University of Pittsburgh, 26-3They continued their fight for the championship against Michigan State and swam away with a victory with a final score of 14-6.

In their last game of the weekend last Sunday, the Lions ranked No. 1, brought home their second straight national championship title, beating Southern California, 9-5.

Women’s Volleyball

Women’s Volleyball took on Maryville University last Friday in an away match. The Lions were able to sweep the Saints 3-0 with a final score of 51-36. On Saturday, the Lions played another away match against Missouri S&T but came out with a loss this time, 1-3, for their final conference game. 

The Lions will compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships from Nov. 21 through Nov. 23 in Peoria, Illinois.

Maryville Boxscore

S&T Boxscore

Men’s Hockey

Men’s Hockey lost their nine-game winning streak, 4-2, on the road against Central Oklahoma last Friday. They attempted to split the series the next day against Central Oklahoma but fell again for a final 3-1 score.  The Lions overall record is 10-4-0, and have won every conference match for a clean 6-0. 

They hit the road, and the rink, again on Nov. 22 against Ohio University at 7 p.m. in Athens, Ohio. 

Women’s Hockey

The Lindenwood women’s ice hockey team hosted St. Cloud State University for two weekend matches at the Centene Community Ice Center, tying 2-2 on Friday and losing 1-5 on Saturday. This concludes the first of two weekend series between the two teams, and the Lions will be travelling to St. Cloud, Minnesota, on Nov. 29 and 30 to face the Huskies again.

Bowling

The men’s and women’s bowling team both finished second at the Striking Knights Classic in Kentucky last Saturday and Sunday.

The bowling team wraps up their season on Nov. 30 at the National Team Match Games in Belleville, Ill. 

Wrestling

Wrestling went 2-0 last Saturday defeating Ouachita Baptist 47-6, then defeating Emmanuel College 38-8. The Lions are 2-0 for the season so far, and will host their first open this Saturday, Nov. 23 at Hyland Arena. 

Men’s Soccer

The Lindenwood men’s soccer team ended their season with an 8-2 loss to the Bellarmine University Knights in the Great Lakes Valley Conference on Nov. 10 in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Lions finished the season 7-7-4, with a 6-5-4 record within the conference and a 5-1-3 record at Hunter Stadium. The loss placed the Lions in the seventh position for the overall rankings of the GLVC

Football

Football won the Great Lakes Valley Conference last Saturday for the first time against Southwest Baptist in Bolivar, Missouri. On Sunday, the team gathered at the Student-Athlete Center in anticipation of their playoff announcement. They claimed the seventh seed of the NCAA DII playoffs, setting them up to play Ouachita this Saturday, Nov. 23 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.

Prior to the 2019 season, the Lions had not won a home game in two years.