MO State HS Sports

Women’s Basketball vs. Stephens – Preview


Opponent Date / Time
Stephens (Mo.) Tuesday, Feb. 8 / 5:30 PM Live Stats Game Notes Live Video Tickets

Masks will be required by all fans starting on Saturday, Jan. 29

Opening Tip:

  • The Cougars and Stars meet for the for the second this season.
    • Columbia defeated Stephens, 58-43
    • Three Cougars scored in double figures – Abby Backes (15), Mallory Shetley (12), and Kamryn Mennemeyer (10). 
    • Clare Shetley and Mallory Shetley led the Cougars with nine and eight rebounds respectively. 
    • Marveen Ross led the Stars with 11 points, while Allison Moore added 10 in the loss. 
    • The Cougar defense held the Stars to 27.9-percent shooting from the field and forced 20 turnovers. 
  • Both teams enter the game losing their last contest.
    • Columbia fell to Missouri Baptist on the road, 61-50
    • Stephens has lost three-straight – William Woods (53-35), Health Sciences & Pharmacy (56-47), and Harris-Stowe (70-60). 
  • The Cougars are currently in second-place in the American Midwest Conference (AMC) standings. 
  • Stephens is eighth in the conference standings.
  • Tuesday marks the 30th all-time meeting between the two programs
    • Columba has won the previous 29 games. 


  • Ticketing in the Arena of Southwell Complex will be limited to one-third capacity in order to allow for more social distancing between stable groups.
  • Season ticket holders WILL NOT be affected, as their tickets are included in the new capacity limit.
  • Remaining single-game tickets will go on sale 48 hours prior to the start of a contest.
    • Students, Faculty, and Staff may claim tickets as normal (Sunday before the game) using their designated passcodes.
  • All tickets MUST be purchased in advance using this link:
  • Fans are strongly encouraged to wear masks while attending.

The Columbia College Athletics Department will continue to monitor health conditions and recommendations and will adapt the policies as needed.

This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics