This Week in Drury Athletics: Drury volleyball returns to host McKendree on Saturday

Week of Sept. 13-19
The Drury women’s golf team starts their season on Monday in the Payne Stewart Memorial hosted by Missouri State at the Twin Oaks Country Club in Springfield. The 54-hole tournament concludes Tuesday.
Drury volleyball is off to a 6-2 start and will play their first conference games of the season this week. The Panthers travel to Southwest Baptist for their GLVC opener on Thursday, then return home to play McKendree on Saturday at 3 pm in the O’Reilly Family Event Center.
Both Drury soccer teams are off to 1-0 conference starts and are on the road again this weekend. The Panthers are at Rockhurst on Friday night, then travel to Liberty, Missouri, to face William Jewell on Sunday afternoon.
Both Drury cross country teams return to action with the Missouri Southern Stampede on Saturday in Joplin.
Drury Athletics Calendar (home events in bold)
Women’s golf at Payne Stewart Memorial-Missouri St., 8:30 am, Twin Oaks CC, Springfield, Mo.
Women’s golf at Payne Stewart Memorial-Missouri St., 8:30 am, Twin Oaks CC, Springfield, Mo.
Volleyball at Southwest Baptist, 7 pm, Bolivar, Mo.
Women’s soccer at Rockhurst, 5 pm
Men’s soccer at Rockhurst, 7:30 pm
Women’s cross country at Missouri Southern Stampede, 8:30 am, Joplin, Mo.
Men’s cross country at Missouri Southern Stampede, 9:45 am, Joplin, Mo.
Volleyball vs McKendree, 3 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center
Women’s soccer at William Jewell, noon
Men’s soccer at William Jewell, 2:30 pm
(all times central)
CoxHealth Student-Athletes of the Week
Makina Wratten, Volleyball (Sr., Broken Arrow, Okla., Broken Arrow / Missouri St.)
Makina Wratten was named to the All-Tournament Team in the Alaska Nanook Classic in Fairbanks last week. The senior from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, averaged 1.44 blocks per set with three solo blocks and 20 block assists in four games and 16 sets. She recorded 12 block assists against Alaska-Fairbanks on Friday, second-most ever at Drury in a single game. Wratten also had a .317 hitting percentage averaging 1.88 kills per set.
Yannick Lamers, men’s soccer (Sr., Cape Town, South Africa, Parklands / West Valley Coll.)
Yannick Lamers got a shutout win in Drury’s Great Lakes Valley Conference opener on Sunday at Truman State. In Lamers’ lone start last week, he saw seven shots and did not allow a goal as the Panthers picked up a 1-0 victory on the road.
Drury Athletics Chamions Challenge Sept. 8-14
20th Annual Drury Athletics Auction – Oct. 9-16

  • Bidding begins online Oct. 9
  • Drury Athletics Auction Live Event, 5:30 pm, O’Reilly Family Event Center

Watch Drury home games on GLVCSN
Many of Drury’s home games are broadcast live on the internet throughout the year on the Great Lakes Valley Sports Network. Check the schedule pages on both sports for a schedule and links to the live broadcasts.
Games this week on Drury’s GLVCSN channel include
Sat.: Volleyball vs McKendree, 3 pm
Click on the GLVCSN’s link to Drury’s channel on the website to watch the Panthers live

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