MU gives Stein third extension

Wednesday, September 29, 2004 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:53 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

Missouri women’s basketball coach Cindy Stein agreed to a two-year contract extension, Athletic Director Mike Alden said Tuesday.

The extension will last through the 2007-08 season and increase Stein’s base salary from $165,000 to $180,000.

This marks the third contract extension during Stein’s six seasons at MU. Stein has accumulated a 101-79 record during those six years and has taken the Tigers to post-season play each of the past five years, tying a school record.

VOLLEYBALL VICTORY: Columbia College took only 50 minutes to dispense of the University of Illinois-Springfield in three games, 30-20, 30-20, 30-13, Tuesday night.

Doris Wefwafwa led the Cougars (15-1) with 14 kills and eight digs, while Shana Aubrey provided the defensive support with six blocks. Tracie Ford had 43 assists on the night.

Coach Melinda Wrye-Washington didn’t have much to complain about her team’s performance.

“We didn’t have a whole lot of weaknesses,” Washington said. “We made fewer mistakes than we usually do.”

ROCK BRIDGE SOFTBALL: The Bruins bounced back from a loss the night before with an 8-1 win at New Franklin on Tuesday.

Kendall Brown and Emily Lay led the Bruins (5-14) with three hits apiece. Heather Walters had two runs batted in.

Kelsey Oerly had a complete game on the mound, giving up one earned run.

“We needed a win,” Rock Bridge coach Jennifer Mast said. “We hit the ball really well and played solid on defense.”

ROCK BRIDGE TENNIS: The Bruins improved their undefeated record to 18-0, defeating Hannibal 7-2 Tuesday night.

Ashley Miles and Megan Chann each won their singles matches, at No. 1 and No. 3 and then teamed up to notch another win in No. 1 doubles, 8-2. Alissa Winner also won matches in both No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles.

KUDOS: Rock Bridge Athletic Director Vicki Reimler received the title of Certified Athletic Administrator from the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association last week.

Reimler achieved the honor by displaying the highest levels of expertise in interscholastic athletic administration, according to a news release.

The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association is an organization consisting of more than 5,500 individual members and all 50 state athletic administrator associations.

KUDOS TIMES TWO: Missouri’s Show-Me State Games ranked first the country in attendance during its three weekends of summer competition, according to the National Association of State Games.

Nearly 27,000 people attended the summer games, at least 7.000 more participants than Iowa, the second place state.

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