Truman sports in brief: week of Aug. 28

Women’s soccer ranked fourth in preseason poll

Women’s soccer placed fourth in the 2022 GLVC Women’s Soccer Preseason Coaches Poll. The Bulldogs faced Saginaw Valley State University Aug. 26 and finished with a draw. Sophomore goalie Tatumn Damron saved five goals. In their next game against Davenport University Aug. 28, the Bulldogs scored with 1 minute 40 seconds left in the game. Freshman defender Avery Bohnenstiehl scored her first collegiate goal. Senior goalie Beth Hopwood had eight saves during the game. The Bulldogs will face Upper Iowa University Sept. 2 at Stokes Stadium. 


Men’s soccer wins their first game

Men’s soccer had a shutout over Park University during their home opener Aug. 26. Sophomore goalie Justin Olwig saved four balls for the Bulldogs. Fifth-year defender Dom DeProspero assisted sophomore midfielder Sam Newton with his first goal of the season and assisted fifth-year midfield and forward Mac Knudsen for another goal. The Bulldogs will face St. Cloud State University Aug. 31 at Stokes Stadium. 


Women’s volleyball looks forward to upcoming matches

Women’s volleyball played in the Missouri Southern Tournament Aug. 26 and 27 to start their season. The Bulldogs fell to Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Missouri Southern State University on the first day. They were led by freshman Annabelle Crowder who had a total of 22 kills and senior middle blocker Ainsley Heise with five aces Aug. 26. The next day the Bulldogs fell to Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Newman University. On Aug. 27, the team was led in kills by outside hitter Hanna Berry with 22 and Jessica Proszenyak with 17. The Bulldogs will play in the Augustana Invite Sep. 2 and 3.