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Bill Self to Serve as Keynote Speaker for Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Athletics

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics.] The UMKC men’s basketball program will host its second annual Roos Basketball Tip-Off Dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the College Basketball 

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UMKC Athletes Score Big in Academics

August 4th, 2014 · Comments Off · Athletics, Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Department of Athletics.] The UMKC women’s basketball team captured a GPA of 3.628, which earned them the title of “top honoree in Division I” on the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll.

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Former UMKC Sprinter Viola Kleiser Participating in 2014 Winter Olympics

February 10th, 2014 · Comments Off · Athletics, Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by UMKC Athletics.] Former UMKC sprinter Viola Kleiser is representing Austria in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Kleiser set a record in the 200-meter dash at the 2012 Summit League Indoor Championships with a time of 25.17 while attending UMKC.

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Women’s Pro Soccer Franchise Moving to Durwood Stadium

January 13th, 2014 · Comments Off · Athletics, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] FC Kansas City, Kansas City’s franchise in the National Women’s Soccer League, is moving to a new home: Stanley H. Durwood Stadium on the campus of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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Carla Wilson Named Director of Athletics

December 2nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Awards and Honors

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] Carla Wilson was formally introduced Monday as the director of athletics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City to a crowd of hundreds of well-wishers comprised of sports, civic and educational leaders; student athletes; and sports fans.

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UMKC Men’s Basketball: New Era Begins Nov. 1 at Municipal Auditorium

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Mission and Goals, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] New coach. New conference. New arena. And best of all, a whole new attitude.

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Recruiting Roo Style: High School Soccer Teams Compete Oct. 26 at UMKC

October 21st, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, Mission and Goals

Recruiting comes in various forms, and for some area high school students, it will come on the soccer field. The University of Missouri-Kansas City will engage potential students and their families through the Fútbol Clásico.

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UMKC and City Partner to Renovate Municipal Auditorium

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics, News

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] The University of Missouri-Kansas City and the City of Kansas City have partnered to renovate historic Municipal Auditorium for the upcoming college basketball season.

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What Happened While You Were Away? New People, Places, Things

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics

[The following was provided by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications.] UMKC is abuzz with happenings at the beginning of this academic year – what’s taken place and what’s yet to come. We want to share what happened while you were away.

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Last Day to Enter Sporting KC and UMKC’s “Rally with the Roos” Contest — Aug. 31

August 26th, 2013 · Comments Off · Athletics

[The following was submitted by the Division of Strategic Marketing and Communications] The deadline is almost here – Aug. 31 – to enter the a “Rally with the Roos” contest. The contest is one of the upcoming events resulting from the partnership between University of Missouri-Kansas City and Sporting Kansas City.

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