The Columbia College men’s soccer team defeated Baker (Kan.) University 1-0 on Wednesday on a shutout by goalkeeper Nano Recondo. Cougars forward Marcos Fernandes scored in the 80th minute on an assist from forward Justin Robinson.
The win moved the 19th ranked Cougars’ to 2-0-1.
COLUMBIA COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Led by senior Rose Obunaga, the Cougars improved to 5-0 with a 30-28, 30-22, 30-23 win against McKendree (Ill.) College. Obunaga had 17 kills and 17 digs for the Cougars.
MU MEN’S GOLF: The Tigers opened the season with a victory at the Missouri Intercollegiate Tournament at the Club at Porto Cima in Lake Ozark. Juniors John Kelly and Tyler Dunn tied for the individual championship with a three-round total of 211.
Kelly later defeated Dunn (who was competing as an individual) in a playoff.
Missouri beat runner-up Lindenwood by 46 strokes.
“Obviously, it is always good to start the season with a win,” coach Mark Leroux said. “This was a good tournament for us and we will look to use the momentum from this win as we continue through the year.”